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Chris Pratt in 'Guardians of the Galaxy': Who else could join him for the comic book movie?

Chris Pratt is playing the lead role in the Marvel film 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' Will actors such as Benicio del Toro and Lee Pace portray other members of the superhero team?

By Rob KeyesScreen Rant / July 9, 2013



Marvel Studios takes to the stage of the biggest hall of the San Diego Convention Center for Comic-Con International 2013 in less than two weeks where they will showcase Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Thor: The Dark World, not unlike they did three years ago in a combined presentation for their respective origin stories.

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With filming now underway in London where the Thor sequel previously shot, Guardians of the Galaxy has most of its cast locked down and it’s a safe bet they’ll have at least a small part to play in Marvel’s film showcase as well to clarify many of the rumors and unanswered questions, some of which we may already have answers to.

Chris Pratt is the new lead for Marvel’s next hopeful success story and launch of a franchise, but fans who know him from Parks and Recreation may have had trouble picturing him as a superhero. As we demonstrated six months ago when he was first cast as Peter Quill, Pratt showed off his ripped physique for Zero Dark Thirty with a self-portrait. Pratt shared the following (very similar) image yesterday on his Instagram account and Twitter, showing that he’s leaned down even more and changed his hair color/style to match the current incarnation of the character known as Star-Lord from Marvel Comics.

As for some of the non-human roles we’ve heard rumors about for several months, Den of Geek learned from a source who Benicio del Toro, Lee Pace and Karen Gillan are all playing. Below are the unofficially confirmed roles for the three along with my descriptions of each from previous Screen Rant articles on the characters.

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