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"And who the hell are you?" Peter Quill asks the bearded stranger descending from the spaceship.
"I'm your dad, Peter."
In the final seconds of the latest Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer, a major piece of the puzzle regarding Quill's true parentage was put into place: Kurt Russell plays Star-Lord's long-lost father, Ego the Living Planet, a character teased in the first movie as "something very ancient we've never seen here before." Any other particulars about Ego, though, are rumor, gossip, or well-intentioned but misguided excitement.
"I was doing publicity for Hateful Eight and suddenly, people started saying, 'Is it true? Are you going to play Peter Quill’s father?'" Russell recalls during a visit to Guardians' Atlanta, Georgia, set last year. "I'm like, 'I don’t know what you’re talking about.' I just wasn’t aware of it. And for the first time, this was a character, obviously, that people »
It's been 15 years since Colin Hanks' breakout role in Orange County, and the 39-year-old star is still grateful.
"I'm really proud of that movie," Hanks tells Et. "I'm really proud of the people I made it with and I had a really fun time. And the fact that anybody is talking about something you did 15 years ago, that's very special. It's not lost on me. I'm so happy that the people who saw it when it came out still remember it, and there's a whole other generation of people that have seen it since and dug it just as much."
Hanks went on to tackle memorable roles -- from the hilarious to the dramatic, in The House Bunny, Dexter, Fargo, and many more -- over the years. In 2015, he made his directorial debut with All Things Must Pass, a telling documentary about the rise and fall of the iconic Tower Records.
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2 items from 2017
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