Benicio Del Toro Talks GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Recalling a specific scene he filmed and more, The Collector actor Benicio Del Toro talks about his experience shooting Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Check out what he says after the jump!

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By DCMarvelFreshman - 9/13/2013


While promoting his recent film, Jimmy P., actor Benicio Del Toro talked a bit about his role as Taneleer Tivan aka The Collector in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Speaking with French magazine Les Inrockuptibles, the Academy Award winner said, "When someone calls you and says ‘I need you in my movie’, it’s exciting. I like comic-book movies, and it’s totally new for me. My character is The Collector, I’ve never heard of him so I just started some researches about him... A blockbuster can be really tiring to do, but it’s fun to shoot one occasionally. You have many people around you who bombard you with many information… You can not go wrong." Benicio Del Toro continues, "For example they told you ‘Now you have to go in this restaurant and kill this person.’ And then you ask: ‘Who? The blue haired girl, or the guy with the wig? ‘And you don’t get the answer. And suddenly, you heard ‘Action!’. And you have to go along: so you shoot everywhere and they’ll find a solution for the final cut." (transcription via @Agraoufan) Meanwhile, Benicio Del Toro was apparently filming scenes alongside Lee Pace's Ronan the Accurser during the recent night shoot for Guardians of the Galaxy. In the series of tweets below, check out other production updates.




























“Guardians of the Galaxy,” the next epic adventure from Marvel Studios, is directed by James Gunn from his screenplay, with a story by Nicole Perlman and Gunn, and the film will introduce audiences to a whole new side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The all-star cast includes Chris Pratt as Peter Quill aka Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Karen Gillan as Nebula, two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou as Korath, Academy Award® winner Benicio del Toro as The Collector, Academy Award nominee John C. Reilly as Rhomann Dey, and six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close as Nova Prime. Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” is slated for August 1, 2014!
Source: Les Inrockuptibles
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CharlesLord - 9/13/2013, 1:17 PM
adam warlock? i mean i expect it but its comin from mayimbe
Rockteur - 9/13/2013, 1:18 PM
That's called poor directing.
BritishMonkey - 9/13/2013, 1:28 PM
Warlock? Mayimbe? We shall see.
SpiderManFan54 - 9/13/2013, 1:28 PM
Thats called [frick]ing respect @Rockteur its going to be awesome
antman8o8 - 9/13/2013, 1:29 PM
how is it that I'm looking forward to this more than Thor & Captain America?!? lol gonna be sooooo good!!
cosmicman - 9/13/2013, 1:30 PM
Warlock was rumored MONTHS ago
EdgyOutsider - 9/13/2013, 1:30 PM
Give me Warlock!!!
SuperGuy83 - 9/13/2013, 1:33 PM
This is Going to be exciting excited to see chris pratt kick butt as Star lord also
Karen Gillan as Nebula!!!!!:D
Reasonnnn - 9/13/2013, 1:35 PM
El Mayiambe did get Cooper and Brolin right, right?
marantaz - 9/13/2013, 1:35 PM
Adam Warlock. Shit. Gusto better make sure he's wearing a Depends when he goes to see this. (me too i think)
Growler - 9/13/2013, 1:36 PM
Warlock would be great, possibly leading into something involving the High Evolutionary just to make things a bit more out-there.
ezio619 - 9/13/2013, 1:36 PM
im so excited for this movie,it wories me because i think i liked all the superhero films this year and last because i wasnt really excited for them so it could not let me down but im so excited for this, i worry its gonna be bad.
SageMode - 9/13/2013, 1:39 PM
Adam Warlock FTW
Indy - 9/13/2013, 1:41 PM
Wow that doesn't sound like good directing if they don't tell him who he shooting at how actor supposed feel like he doing his job right if doesn't know what hell going on. I mean Ridley Scott didn't tell Harrison ford what to do in Blade runner because he thought Ford was doing fine but Ford was not happy about not knowing what was going on Ridley scott said he learn from that mistake. Everything work out but still.
teagan73 - 9/13/2013, 1:41 PM
Adam Warlock ties right into the Thanos storyline, could be true...
ATrueHero1987 - 9/13/2013, 1:42 PM
Ready for the trailer & they probably aren't thinking about that yet.lol
JoJo1982 - 9/13/2013, 1:47 PM
ADAM WARLOCK

"ITS ABOUT TO GO DOWN"-- KEVIN HART

McNyagano - 9/13/2013, 1:56 PM
@Beto

"So why is he the collector? Does he really collect things? Like Brainiac?"

Omarvls - 9/13/2013, 2:11 PM
Is Adam Warlock James Gunn's brother Sean Gunn?
JoJo1982 - 9/13/2013, 2:14 PM
@beto

Im trying to figure out why have the collector in the movie.....

Thanos
Ronan
Nebula
Collector?
LP4 - 9/13/2013, 2:15 PM
This is gonna be good
permaturenut - 9/13/2013, 2:20 PM
im completely losing my sh$t over how much I want to see this movie NOW, NOW!...NOW!!! - even if it doesn't do well it wont stop marvel studios from trying new and different properties - but I feel this will do huge over seas and big over here...most likely warrant a sequel! Yet I want phase 3 more and more
ant man
inhumans
black panther
dr strange
indestructible hulk
ms marvel
thor 3
and maybe a cap 3

just my fan boy wishful thinking...lol
p.s. that's a pretty solid ass list right?
permaturenut - 9/13/2013, 2:23 PM
@MARVELPSYCHO79 - I completely agree with you on that....already messed my pans just thinking about it lol

on a side note dude most of the time I agree with you on everything....whats even funnier im like a fan of your comments as well as other users on here

I am a fan of fans
Omarvls - 9/13/2013, 2:36 PM
@MARVELPSYCHO79

. “He plays one of the characters in the movie and works developing some of the other parts of the film as well. He’s an integral part of the film,” James Gunn talking about his brother Sean Gunn

Could it be Adam Warlock
Omarvls - 9/13/2013, 2:37 PM
Gunn also reconfirmed that his brother Sean Gunn plays a major role in Guardians of the Galaxy, but he’s still keeping quiet on exactly what that role is

Adam Warlock?
HelaGood - 9/13/2013, 2:38 PM
he may just be window dressing or an easter egg
DurtyTalynt - 9/13/2013, 2:54 PM
Going into this movie with no expectations. Should be good. Give me nova and warlock and im there
ROMsnotdead - 9/13/2013, 3:13 PM
this thing is getting bigger and bigger. the movie i mean. OR AM I ?
Grievo - 9/13/2013, 3:15 PM
anyone else suspect that with Ronan the Accuser being confirmed as the main baddie for this flick, that Del Toro is actually playing Thanos and they're keeping it under wraps? I know its a long shot, but at the very least its more credible than anything El Mayimbe reports.
marvel72 - 9/13/2013, 3:18 PM
would be f*ckin insane seeing adam warlock.
marantaz - 9/13/2013, 3:29 PM
IF Warlock is in a frozen slumber, perhaps The Collector is keeping him on ice? Why? How? For who? This could be friggin HUGE!
NovaCorpsFan - 9/13/2013, 4:15 PM
Infinity Crusade!!!
sexfoodcomics - 9/13/2013, 4:17 PM
I can see them setting up warlock for the sequel.
MisterMagurlypse - 9/13/2013, 4:34 PM
Oh boy, this is gonna rock!
mk - 9/13/2013, 4:41 PM
Oh boy dont play with my feelings el mayimbe.. if that adam warlock is true... idk what im going to do
Omarvls - 9/13/2013, 4:44 PM
We've seen the Avengers and Batman & Superman
but Guardians of the Galaxy is something totally new

Ronan the Accuser, The Collector, Nova Corps, Thanos, Adam Warlock, Nebula I mean DAMN this has the potential to be Marvel's Star Wars mixed with a little Dr.Who
SageMode - 9/13/2013, 4:55 PM
I wonder what's gonna become of The Collector. Interesting.

Adam Warlock possibility? Hell [frick]in yes!!!!!
UltimateTypeface - 9/13/2013, 5:06 PM
Warlock regenerates in a huge cocoon thing in the comic book - would be weird.

Collector is strange character for this he is one of the Elders ...he kinda goes around collecting stuff..maybe gems?

This movie is going to blow everyone away!
JoJo1982 - 9/13/2013, 7:06 PM
Im sorry maybe im too hyped up for this movie but I feel this movie is going to raise the bar even Higher after this movie comes out

GotG we got
1. Rocket Raccoon
2. Starlord
3. Drax
4. Groot
5. THANOS
6. Gamorra
7. Ronan
8. Nova Corp
9. Kree
10. Adam warlock
11. Nebula
12. Yondu

All in one movie
dellamorte1872 - 9/13/2013, 7:56 PM
The collector know of THANOS and grows insane with depression over the disparity of the universes plight under the eventual heel of the mad Titan. Thus the collector collects random life forms all over to try and preserve some of the universe. I believe he will be a sympathetic villain. Ronan will prolly a villain in a certain point of view as well as NEBULA who I believe to be the main villain in this film. I could see LEE pulling of something to rival THs LOKI for MARVEL especially bc the reoccurring RONAN is crucial to the MARVEL CBMs
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