Broadcast on Sunday October 30, 2022 from 9:05 p.m. on TF1, the film entitled Guardians of the Galaxy could have had a Game of Thrones star in its cast, who ultimately refused to play one of the main roles.
Released in cinemas in 2014, the film baptized Guardians of the Galaxy, directed by James Gunn, will be rebroadcast on Sunday October 30, 2022, from 9:05 p.m. on TF1. Worn by Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel and bradley cooper, this blockbuster is actually the film adaptation of the comic book series of the same name. Launched in the late 1960s under the direction of screenwriter Arnold Drake, and cartoonist Gene Colanthe franchise brought together superheroes from different backgrounds, in the people of: Major Astro, Martinex T’naga, Charlie-27 and Yondu.
From 2008, the adventures of the famous vigilantes will benefit from a real update, with this time Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning at the controls. In this new version, Major Astro and his acolytes will give way to Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Drax the Destroyer, Gamora and many others. Guardians of the Galaxy is part of phase 2 of the cinematic adaptations of the Marvel universe, as well as Iron Man 3, Thor 2 and Captain America the Winter Soldier. It’s also the first film in this universe that doesn’t center on a member of the Avengers since its inception.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Jason Momoa refuses to be confined to one type of role
During the pre-production of this feature film, Joel Edgerton, Jensen Ackles, Lee Pace, Wes Bentley, Cam Gigandet, Logan Marshall-Green, Garrett Hedlund, Chris Lowell, James Marsden, Jim Sturgess, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Aaron Paul and many others were consulted for the role of Peter Quill, aka Star Lord. But it’s ultimately Chris Pratt honor has returned.“We auditioned a lot of actors and did extensive screen tests with a lot of them, and Chris Pratt won by far. He was cool, sexy, extremely funny in some ways – just what we needed“explained Kevin Feige.
Otherwise, Isaiah Mustafa and Brian Patrick Wade were approached to interpret the character of Drax the Destroyer, before the role went to former professional wrestler Dave Bautista. The no less imposing Jason Momoa, who we could see in the series Game Of Thrones and the remake of Conanmeanwhile has auditioned for the role. But he ultimately chose not to accept it, refusing to be confined to the characters of “raw service“. The actor later joined the DCEU by lending his features to the character of Aquaman.
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