'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Casting Call: Other TV Icons For Marvel's Consideration

by Brett White

With "Parks and Recreation" star Chris Pratt confirmed for Star-Lord and Jason Momoa of "Game of Thrones" fame in talks to go green as Drax the Destroyer, it looks as if the big-screen adaptation of "Guardians of the Galaxy" is going to be filled with popular actors from the disparate worlds of television dramas and comedies. With that in mind, we're going to take a crack at casting the rest of the main squad, pulling one name from each genre.

Rocket Raccoon – Aziz Ansari or Bryan Cranston

There are two ways a short, anthropomorphic, wise-cracking, laser-wielding raccoon in militaristic garb can go, and Ansari and Cranston embody those two ways. With Ansari, Pratt's fellow "Parks and Rec" star, Rocket would be the fast-talking comic relief. With Cranston, the terrifyingly intense Walter White on "Breaking Bad," Rocket's humor would derive from the take-no-prisoners growl coming out of a cute little snout.
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