Benicio Del Toro Cast As Lead In Guardians Of The Galaxy

June 4, 2013 0

Benicio Del Toro PhotoDeadline is reporting that Benicio Del Toro has signed onto Marvel Studios’ upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy. The report indicates that Del Toro has been cast in a lead role in the film, although which character he may play is unknown at this time. Additionally, the actor has allegedly signed a multi-picture deal, meaning he will return in future Marvel movies.

Del Toro joins a cast that includes Karen Gillan, and James Gunn is set to direct the film.

Part of Marvel Studios’ “Phase Two,” Guardians of the Galaxy features a script from Gunn, Chris McCoy and Nicole Perlman. It follows 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. The unlikely cast of characters must team up in order to defeat a cosmic force of epic proportions.

Source: Deadline

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