We’ve spent all this time wondering if he’ll play Batman but nobody stopped to consider his role in upcoming Marvel movies. Deadline is reporting that The Dark Knight Rises star Joseph Gordon-Levitt had been added to the list Marvel Studios is considering to play the lead role of Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) in Guardians Of The Galaxy.
Born to a human mother and an alien father, Star-Lord is an expert in close quarter combat, various human and alien firearms including his own Element Gun, which is a special pistol that fires projectiles made up of each of the four elements. He also wears a suit that grants augmented strength and durability and the ability to travel through space. Gordon-Levitt joins a few other actors up for the part. They include Joel Edgerton, Lee Pace, Zachary Levi, Jim Sturgess and Eddie Redmayne.