Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe were delighted when it was announced that they would be making a Guardians of the Galaxy movie and, with shooting set to begin this year, the cast of the film is really beginning to come together.
It has already been confirmed that Chris Pratt (Star-Lord), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), David Bautista (Drax the Destroyer), and Michael Rooker (Yondu) would be starring in the movie, while it was revealed yesterday that Ophelia Lovibond (No Strings Attached) has also joined the cast as an aide to the villain The Controller.
Now the cast has grown even further, as one of the actors who had tried out for the role of Star-Lord, has now been cast as the main antagonist. It has been reported by the guys over at The Wrap, that Pushing Daisies star Lee Pace is in the final negotiations for the role.
While the full details of who exactly Lee Pace will be playing in Guardians of the Galaxy, it has been suggested that he could be set to play the villain The Controller, who is the main henchman for Thanos, who is expected to have a smaller role in Guardians of the Galaxy, before becoming the main villain in The Avengers 2.
What are your thoughts on this latest piece of Guardians of the Galaxy casting news?