Marvel's Short List Of Actors For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Leader
Reported by Outsiders - 2012.11.29
Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige have begun working on their next project and they have put together a short list for the lead on Guardians Of The Galaxy. Marvel has hired James Gunn as the director and now they are looking to fill the role of Peter Quill, the Guardians leader who is the offspring of a human mother and an alien father.
They have narrowed the list down to Zero Dark Thirty‘s Joel Edgerton, Boardwalk Empire‘s Jack Huston, Cloud Atlas‘ Jim Sturgess, Lee Pace, Lincoln and The Hobbit, and Eddie Redmayne from Les Miserables. Other actors who have expressed interest in playing the lead role but are not on the list include Garrett Hedlund, James Marsden (Cyclops in X-Men) and Edgerton’s Animal Kingdom co-star Sullivan Stapleton.