Jim Carrey & Adam Sandler Among Actors On Marvel's Radar For GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Jim Carrey & Adam Sandler Among Actors On Marvel's Radar For GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Recent claims not only suggest that Marvel is still searching for GOTG's Star-Lord, revealing new actors in the mix, but also that the they're interested in the two headlined comedian actors!

Apparently beating trade reporters to the punch, the folks at Latino Review have learned of the latest names on Marvel's radar for their forthcoming space epic, Guardians of the Galaxy. Indicating that director James Gunn has yet to find an actor for the movie's lead role, Peter Quill/Star-Lord, the report reveals that Wes Bentley, 34, Chris Lowell, 28, and Cam Gigandet, 30, are testing for the part. More interestingly, according to sources of Latino Review, who has many Marvel credentials, Marvel is looking to nab well-known comedic actors seemingly for other members of the interstellar team. Jim Carrey, 51, and Adam Sandler, 46, have both been inquired about their availability for unspecified roles. Speculation already suggests that, perhaps, it's the voice of the two comedians that Marvel is courting; likely for Groot and/or the gun-toting Rocket Raccoon. What do you think?


Wes Bentley, Jim Carrey, Chris Lowell, Adam Sandler, Cam Gigandet



Marvel Studios presents “Guardians of the Galaxy”—the big cinematic event exploring an interstellar super hero team-up, featuring Marvel characters Star-Lord, Drax the Destroyer, Gamora, Groot and Rocket Raccoon. While story details are under wraps, the film is rumored to lead with a U.S. pilot who ends up in space in the middle of a universal conflict and goes on the run with futuristic ex-cons who have something everyone wants. Directed by James Gunn from a screenplay by James Gunn, “Guardians of the Galaxy” is based on the Marvel comic book series “Guardians of the Galaxy,” first published in 1969 and revived in 2008. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures will distribute “Guardians of the Galaxy” on August 1, 2014. In addition to “Guardians of the Galaxy”, Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on other iconic Marvel characters including “Iron Man 3” on May 3, 2013; “Thor: The Dark World ” on November 8, 2013; “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” on April 4, 2014; “Marvel's The Avengers” sequel (title TBA) on May 1, 2015; and “Ant-Man” on November 6, 2015!

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