Lee Pace Confirms Prepping An Audition For ‘Star-Lord’ In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
Confirming that, and when, he'll be auditioning for the‘Star-Lord’ role, commenting on the script, make the jump and check out what The Hobbit actor Lee Pace says about Guardians of the Galaxy!
Actor Lee Pace is among the names reportedly on Marvel Studios’ short-list of actors that're testing for Guardians of the Galaxy's lead role, Peter Quill AKA Star-Lord. And MTV News recently caught up with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey actor, and he not only confirmed that he's auditioning, but also that he's read the script. Watch the video chat below! And there's a transcription lower.
“I go in on Monday to meet them all and audition for it, so wish me luck,” the actor said. “I'm very excited about it. The script is great. The character is a lot of fun. I have been [reading up on Star-Lord]. You want to know what you're doing. The character is a lot of fun. I hope it works out.
“We'll see. We'll see,” Lee Pace said about his chances of nabbing the Star-Lord role and possible appearance in The Avengers sequel. “I've got to audition. I've got to go get it. I actually love auditioning, so I'm happy to go meet them all and do it.”
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. While a director and ensemble cast have yet to be announced, “Guardians of the Galaxy” will assemble on August 1, 2014. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures will distribute the film. 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; and the currently-untitled sequel to “Marvel's The Avengers,” the third highest grossing film of all time, on May 1, 2015.
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