30 November 2012 5:11 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With both Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World currently in production ahead of their release next year, you would think that the folks at Marvel Studios would have their hands full at the moment, but the studio is already turning its attention towards the line-up of 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy, with Deadline revealing a potential shortlist for the role of Peter Quill, a.k.a. Star-Lord.

According to Deadline, Marvel has made test deals with a number of actors for the role of the Guardians' half-human / half-alien leader, with the shortlist said to include Joel Edgerton (Zero Dark Thirty), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas), Lee Pace (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) and Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables). Also thought to be in contention are Garrett Hedlund (Tron: Legacy), James Marsden (X-Men) and Sullivan Stapleton (Animal Kingdom).

Guardians of the Galaxy is to be directed by James Gunn (Slither, »

- flickeringmyth

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Marvel Studios [us]
Iron Man 3 (2013)
James Gunn (II)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners