24 December 2012 11:29 AM, PST | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

After testing several actors for the lead role of Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel has released a casting shortlist, with Zachary Levi (Chuck), Jim Sturgess (Across the Universe, Cloud Atlas), and "an unnamed actor" on it.

Obviously, the right answer is: Chuck! Chuck! Chuck! Because he's awesome.

Presumably Jim Sturgess is on the list at least partly for the headlines like, "Jim Sturgess: From Across the Universe to Guardians of the Galaxy? After all, he does have a Cloud Atlas..."

Does "an unnamed actor" mean "The Man With No Name", i.e. Clint Eastwood...?

Obviously the third actor's name is being kept secret because it's Nathan Fillion, and they don't want people's minds to explode yet. Actually, it does kind of make sense. Fans have campaigned for him to play the role (well, to be fair, along with every other role ever), he's worked with director James Gunn before, »

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