PHOTOS: Guardians Of The Galaxy Cast Get Physical In London Shoot

The cast of Guardians Of The Galaxy were busy this Sunday morning as they started filming scenes on London’s iconic Millennium Bridge.

The bridge and part of the Thames Path – were closed-off to pedestrians to allow the filming to take place.

Filming for the upcoming movie began recently in Shepperton Studios in the UK and will continue with the production at Longcross Studios and around London according to the official press release.

The cast of the new Marvel filming scenes at London’s Millennium Bridge (WENN)

The movie’s cast includes Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Glenn Close and Benicio Del Toro.

Last month, new Marvel actor Chris Pratt posted a photo to his fans on Instagram of his toned physique with the caption, “No beer for six months,” and insisted “My brother made me post this”.

Director James Gunn is taking charge of the new movie, which has been given a cinema release date of August 1, 2014.