Chris Pratt to be Star-Lord in Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Guardians of the Galaxy - Star-Lord - Drax the Destroyer - Gamora - Groot - Rocket Raccoon - Header - LGMarvel Studios has selected Chris Pratt (Moneyball, Parks and Recreation, Zero Dark Thirty) to play the role of Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy.

Guardians of the Galaxy - Alex Garner - MarvelBorn as Peter Quill, the son of an alien father and human mother, he grows up in an orphanage after the death of his parents. He later becomes a NASA astronaut and is offered the mantle of interplanetary police officer Star-Lord. Other actors that Marvel Studios reportedly thought to cast for the role include: Joel Edgerton, Eddie Redmayne, Lee Pace, Jim Sturgess, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zachary Levi!

Guardians of the Galaxy - Brian Michael Bendis - Steve McNiven - MarvelGuardians of the Galaxy is directed by James Gunn. Roles that have yet to be cast include Drax the Destroyer, Gamora, Groot and Rocket Raccoon. Other characters including Adam Warlock, Vance Astro, Bug, Mantis, Phyla-Vel, Moondragon and Nova could appear in the film as well.

These are the current release dates for all related films:
  • Iron Man 3 opens May 3, 2013
  • Thor: The Dark World opens November 8, 2013
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens April 4, 2014
  • Guardians of the Galaxy opens August 1, 2014

Iron Man 3 - Release DateThor - The Dark World - Release DateCaptain America - The Winter Soldier - Release DateGuardians of the Galaxy - Release Date

via Deadline

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