Deadline: Chris Pratt is Star-Lord.

#1 Edited by TepidShark (24 posts) - - Show Bio

Deadline (via slashfilm) is reporting that Chris Pratt (Parks and Rec, Zero Dark Thirty, Moneyball) will be Peter Quill in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.

#2 Posted by JonSmith (4425 posts) - - Show Bio

And how reliable are they as a source, generally?

#3 Posted by TepidShark (24 posts) - - Show Bio

@JonSmith: If I am not mistaken, they broke the news that the Guardians of the Galaxy movie was happening in the first place. Unless I am getting that confused with Latino Review.

#4 Posted by queenfrost_ (2611 posts) - - Show Bio
James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy has found its lead. Deadline is reporting that "Parks & Recreation" and Zero Dark Thirty star Chris Pratt will play Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) in the August 1, 2014 release.
The Quill character is likely to be the central protagonist of the film. Raised on Earth, Quill learns that his father was from outer space and is drawn into an intergalactic conflict that eventually leads to him becoming the leader of the team.
Quite arguably Marvel Studios' most offbeat property to date, Guardians of the Galaxy's roster is also said to include Drax the Destroyer, Groot, Rocket Racoon and Gamora. Check back for casting details on those roles as they emerge.

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