Marvel Studios testing several actors for Guardians of the Galaxy's Star-Lord
Thursday, 29 November 2012
According to Deadline, Marvel has made test deals with a number of actors for the role of the Guardians' half-human / half-alien leader, with the shortlist said to include Joel Edgerton (Zero Dark Thirty), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas), Lee Pace (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) and Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables). Also thought to be in contention are Garrett Hedlund (Tron: Legacy), James Marsden (X-Men) and Sullivan Stapleton (Animal Kingdom).
Guardians of the Galaxy is to be directed by James Gunn (Slither, Super) and is currently slated to arrive in cinemas on August 1st, 2014.