Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Guardians Of The Galaxy?

News Ryan Lambie
3 Jan 2013 - 07:16

Rumour has it that Joseph Gordon-Levitt has joined the shortlist for the lead role in Guardians Of The Galaxy...

For the past few months, rumours have been circulating about the identity of who will play the lead role in James Gunn's forthcoming Guardians Of The Galaxy adaptation. Mysterious Hollywood insiders have tossed out names including Joel Edgerton, Jack Huston and Garrett Hedlund as potential suitors for the part of Peter Quill in Marvel's space-based adventure opus.

Within the last 24 hours, a further name has been added to that list: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the actor widely rumoured to be playing Batman in Warner's Justice League. The story goes that Gordon-Levitt is, like those other actors mentioned above, on the shortlist for the lead role.

Given just how strong Gordon-Levitt's performance was in the hit Looper, it's unsurprising that Marvel would be interested in hooking him into its sci-fi superhero franchise. The overriding question, though, is whether he'd be willing to put Batman aside in favour of Guardians Of The Galaxy - that's assuming he was ever going to play Batman in the first place, of course. In the murky world of superhero movie making, just about anything's possible...

More news on Guardians Of The Galaxy as it comes in.


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