Chris Pratt Cast as Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy

Picture 1Chris Pratt, who is best known for playing the doofussy Andy Dwyer in Parks and Rec, has won the role of Peter Quill (Star-Lord) in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.

His name was not included in the shortlist of contenders that Marvel released in November.  That list included Joel Edgerton (Warrior), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas), Lee Pace (The Hobbit) and Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables), James Marsden (X-Men), and  Lee Pace (Pushing Daisies).

Guardians of the Galaxy will be directed by James Gunn, and is set for release in August of 2014.


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