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Guardians of the Galaxy has eight actors auditioning for the role of Star-Lord. Joel Edgerton (Zero Dark Thirty), Garrett Hedlund (On the Road), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), James Marsden (X-Men), Lee Pace (Pushing Daisies), Eddie Redmayne (Les Misérables), Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas) and Sullivan Stapleton (Animal Kingdom) are in the running for the part, reports Deadline.

[Left: Joel Edgerton / Right: Garrett Hedlund]

[Left: Jack Huston / Right: James Marsden] Peter Quill - aka Star-Lord - is a half-human, half-alien hero who was made the leader of the latest iteration of the Guardians when it launched in 2008. He seemingly died at the conclusion (more) »

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