With the Guardians of the Galaxy movie drawing ever nearer, the rumours about the potential cast members continue to grow and grow. The one character that everybody seems to be highly interested about is Peter Quill aka Star-Lord and a number of actors have already been linked to the role.
So far, some of the Hollywood actors mentioned as potential candidates for Star-Lord have included Joel Edgerton (Zero Dark Thirty), Garrett Hedlund (TRON: Legacy), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), James Marsden (X-Men), Eddie Redmayne (My Week with Marilyn) and Sullivan Stapleton (Animal Kingdom).
Now, it has been reported that Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises) and Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville) are both in the running for the role. While Joseph Gordon-Levitt is complete rumour so far, Michael Rosenbaum confirmed his audition, tweeting, “Read for my pal @JamesGunn GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY for PETER QUILL. What a treat! Thanks Jimmy. @Marvel”.
While all the talk surrounding the Guardians of the Galaxy movie is who will be playing Peter Quill aka Star-Lord, the other characters expected to be in the film include Drax the Destroyer, Groot, Rocket Racoon and Gamora. Guardians of the Galaxy is currently expected to be released on August 1, 2014.
Who would you like to see playing which characters?