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Bradley Cooper to voice Rocket Raccoon in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

by Matthew Price Published: August 30, 2013
Bradley Cooper (AP)
Bradley Cooper (AP)

“Silver Linings Playbook” and “Hangover” star Bradley Cooper has joined a Marvel Comics film in a possibly unlikely role — that of Rocket Raccoon, a spacefaring small mammal in “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

Marvel reports the signing is official for the James Gunn-directed film, which is set to open in theaters on August 1, 2014.

According to Marvel, Guardians of the Galaxy” will mark Cooper’s first voiceover work.

In the comics, Rocket Raccoon is an anthropomorphic raccoon who is an expert marksman and tactician.  He was created by writer Bill Mantlo and artist Keith Giffen in 1976′s “Marvel Preview” No. 7.

 

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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