Star-Lord and Drax Take a Beating in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Set Photo While tons of fun, Guardians of the Galaxy wasn't the easiest set to work on. Loads of comic-book action calls for some dangerous stunts and plenty of danger as this ragtag group of mercenaries, thieves and assassins set out to save the universe from a threat bigger than the cosmos itself.With just a few weeks before it is officially in theaters for the world to see, director James Gunn continues to share never-before-seen photos from his personal collection taken on the sound stages of this epic sci-fi adventure.