7 December 2012 12:47 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

After we reported that Lee Pace (Pushing Daisies) was on the short list of actors for the lead role of Star-Lord in the Guardians of the Galaxy feature, the actor recently confirmed his upcoming audition. This year, Pace has already tackled a historical drama in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, as well as a sweeping fantasy epic in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Pace is now up for Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, a human-alien hybrid who is a master strategist and combat expert, wears an ability-enhancing suit, pilots a psychically-linked ship and leads the Guardians of the Galaxy. Hit the jump for video of Pace confirming the audition and his thoughts on the role. Pace recently confirmed his upcoming audition for Guardians of the Galaxy in an interview with MTV. Check out the video below, followed by Pace's quotes: Pace commented on the opportunity to play Star-Lord as »

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