The star was approached after rumors about his potential role of Peter Quill’s father in the highly anticipated sequel of Guardians of the Galaxy. He admitted that there are discussions with Marvel about his role.
“I was called two days ago” said Russell in Wolfpop podcast, and his not familiar with the movie or the director James Gunn. The actor said he talked on the phone with Gunn about the role he might have. Russell testified that he was flattered for he was propose up for the role, but he wants to read the script first before making any decision. “I can’t say anything for now and I’m amazed that everyone is asking me about something that everyone knows except me. It’s weird.”
In a video interview with The Wall Street Journal, the actor admitted that he is the first choice for Peter Quill’s father. “Maybe it will be a role with a single phrase” the actor joked about it. “For now there are no more news”.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will premiere on 5 May, 2017 and the fans hopes that he is the right choice for the role.
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