With nothing confirmed, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' fans were left to speculate as to what characters Benicio Del Toro, Lee Pace and Karen Gillan would be playing in the upcoming Marvel movie. There have been many rumors from Angela to Thanos but today we have the details on what Terrible Trio these three will be playing in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' next summer.
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One of the great joys of the Marvel movie universe has been watching the various characters and storylines overlap and converge in surprising and exciting ways. However, fans shouldn't get too excited about a potential 'Avengers' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy' crossover anytime soon. According to Joss Whedon, that isn't happening. (At least not yet.)
Last month came word that 'Doctor Who' star Karen Gillan had signed on to star in Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' as one of the film's villains. We've heard that Lee Pace will play The Controller and Benicio Del Toro will play Thanos, so what villain could Gillan be playing? Perhaps one of the reasons why figuring out Gillan's character has been so difficult is because her character may not even have originated in the Marvel universe...
It looks like Marvel may have found its "Mad Titan." As the James Gunn-directed 'Guardians of the Galaxy' continues to bulk up its cast, another lead role has been shelled out, this time to Benicio Del Toro. And based on the preliminary character description, it certainly sounds like he'll be playing Thanos.
Casting for James Gunn's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is in full swing as this week we've already seen Glenn Close and John C. Reilly added to the cast or be in "serious negotiations" to join the project. The latest news is that Karen Gillan, 'Doctor Who''s Amy Pond, has signed up to play one of the film's villains.