History Trivia / GuardiansOfTheGalaxy

2nd Jul '17 9:17:06 AM Clock22
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** Many actors auditioned for Star-Lord with Creator/GlennHowerton and Creator/EddieRedmayne being the runner ups for the role.

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** Many actors auditioned for Star-Lord with Creator/EddieRedmayne and Creator/GlennHowerton and Creator/EddieRedmayne being the runner ups for the role.



** Creator/JasonMomoa was offered the role of Drax the Destroyer, but turned it down to avoid being Type Cast in action roles. Ironically, he went on to be cast as Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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** Creator/JasonMomoa was offered the role of Drax the Destroyer, but turned it down to avoid being Type Cast in action roles. Ironically, he went on to be cast as Aquaman ComicBook/{{Aquaman}} in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice
1st Jul '17 3:58:27 PM Clock22
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** Creator/DjimonHounsou auditioned for the role of Drax and Creator/LeePace auditioned for Peter Quill/Star-Lord. Both were later cast as the villains

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** Creator/DjimonHounsou auditioned for the role of Drax and Creator/LeePace auditioned for Peter Quill/Star-Lord. Both were later cast as the villainsvillains Korath and Ronan respectively.
1st Jul '17 3:57:33 PM Clock22
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** Many actors auditioned for Star-Lord with Creator/GlennHowerton and Creator/EddieRedmayne being the runner ups for the role.
*** Creator/JoelEdgerton, Creator/WesBentley, Creator/JensenAckles, Creator/JamesMarsden, [[Film/AcrossTheUniverse Jim Sturgess]], [[Film/{{Prometheus}} Logan Marshall Green]], [[Series/TheOC Cam Gigandet]], Creator/SullivanStapleton, [[Series/BoardwalkEmpire Jack Huston]], Creator/GarrettHedlund, Creator/AaronPaul, Creator/JosephGordonLevitt, and Creator/MichaelRosenbaum all screen-tested for the part of Star-Lord
** Creator/OliviaWilde turned down the role of Gamora, while Creator/GinaCarano, Creator/RachelNichols, and Creator/AdriannePalicki auditioned.
** Creator/JasonMomoa was offered the role of Drax the Destroyer, but turned it down to avoid being Type Cast in action roles. Ironically, he went on to be cast as Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
** Creator/AdamSandler, Creator/JimCarrey, Creator/HJonBenjamin, and Creator/DavidTennant were considered to voice Rocket Raccoon. Tennant would eventually get another role in the MCU as Zebediah Killgrave in Series/JessicaJones.
** Creator/DjimonHounsou auditioned for the role of Drax and Creator/LeePace auditioned for Peter Quill/Star-Lord. Both were later cast as the villains



** Many actors auditioned for Star-Lord with Creator/GlennHowerton and Creator/EddieRedmayne being the runner ups for the role.
*** Creator/AaronPaul, Creator/JosephGordonLevitt, and Creator/MichaelRosenbaum all auditioned for Star-Lord as well.
** [[Series/GameOfThrones Jason Momoa]] was offered the role of Drax the Destroyer, but turned it down to avoid being TypeCast in action roles. Ironically, he went on to be cast as ComicBook/{{Aquaman}} in ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''.
** Before being cast as Yondu, Michael Rooker expressed interest in playing Rocket Raccoon and there was a large fan petition trying to make it happen.
** Creator/OliviaWilde was offered Gamora, but turned it down.
** There was a rumor about Creator/DavidTennant voicing Rocket Raccoon. He eventually gets another role in MCU: Zebediah Killgrave a.k.a. The Purple Man in Series/JessicaJones.
** Creator/JimCarrey, Creator/AdamSandler, and Creator/HJonBenjamin were all rumoured for Rocket Raccoon as well.
** Djimon Hounsou auditioned for Drax and Lee Pace auditioned for Quill.

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** Many actors auditioned for Star-Lord with Creator/GlennHowerton and Creator/EddieRedmayne being the runner ups for the role.
*** Creator/AaronPaul, Creator/JosephGordonLevitt, and Creator/MichaelRosenbaum all auditioned for Star-Lord as well.
** [[Series/GameOfThrones Jason Momoa]] was offered the role of Drax the Destroyer, but turned it down to avoid being TypeCast in action roles. Ironically, he went on to be cast as ComicBook/{{Aquaman}} in ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''.
** Before being cast as Yondu, Michael Rooker Creator/MichaelRooker expressed interest in playing Rocket Raccoon and there was a large fan petition trying to make it happen.
** Creator/OliviaWilde was offered Gamora, but turned it down.
** There was a rumor about Creator/DavidTennant voicing Rocket Raccoon. He eventually gets another role in MCU: Zebediah Killgrave a.k.a. The Purple Man in Series/JessicaJones.
** Creator/JimCarrey, Creator/AdamSandler, and Creator/HJonBenjamin were all rumoured for Rocket Raccoon as well.
** Djimon Hounsou auditioned for Drax and Lee Pace auditioned for Quill.
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4th Jun '17 9:23:10 AM DustSnitch
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** Joseph Gordon-Levitt could have played Star-Lord, which would have created a great ActorAllusion to [[Disney/TreasurePlanet Jim Hawkins]].
4th Jun '17 9:20:11 AM DustSnitch
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* MeaningfulReleaseDate: The film was released 28 years to the day after [[spoiler:''Film/HowardTheDuck'']]. Guess who appears in TheStinger?

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* MeaningfulReleaseDate: The film was released 28 years to the day after [[spoiler:''Film/HowardTheDuck'']].''Film/HowardTheDuck''. Guess who appears in TheStinger?



** Howard the Duck's original run was released digitally a week after the movie's launch and a new series early the following year. The success of both is mainly attributed to his cameo in ''Guardians''.

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** Howard ''Howard the Duck's Duck'''s original run was released digitally a week after the movie's launch and a new series early the following year. The success of both is mainly attributed to his cameo in ''Guardians''.
19th May '17 1:53:09 PM omnicritic
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** Yondu making fun of The Broker by making silly noises was not scripted. Michael Rooker was simply goofing around, feeling that it fit his character and, as the other actors stayed in character, it was kept in.
16th May '17 12:49:09 AM astrakhan
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** "Space [[TheWalkingDead Merle]]" for Yondu pretty much is just MichaelRooker in blue face paint.
12th May '17 9:03:30 PM countmall
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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Yondu's fin was downsized due to safety concerns about Michael Rooker injuring his head on low-hanging set pieces.
6th May '17 9:21:56 PM gjjones
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* UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: Meredith Quill (Peter's mom) lays the Southern accent on ''thick.'' Yondu also has a noticeable Southern accent. Karen Gillan, meanwhile, puts on a very generic American accent for Nebula.

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* UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: Meredith Quill (Peter's mom) lays the Southern accent on ''thick.'' Yondu also has a noticeable Southern accent.accent, given that his actor Creator/MichaelRooker was born in Jasper, Alabama. Karen Gillan, meanwhile, puts on a very generic American accent for Nebula.



* MultipleLanguagesSameVoiceActor: Creator/VinDiesel voiced Groot in every version of Guardians of the Galaxy, albeit some dubs (such as the Hungarian and Italian ones) replaced him with a local voice actor.

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* MultipleLanguagesSameVoiceActor: Creator/VinDiesel voiced Groot in every version of Guardians of the Galaxy, albeit some dubs (such as the Hungarian Hungarian, Japanese and Italian ones) replaced him with a local voice actor.
6th May '17 3:20:33 PM JakeDSnake
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** [[http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/SuperheroSquare/news/?a=114091 Yondu was originally meant to be killed off in the end of the movie]]

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** [[http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/SuperheroSquare/news/?a=114091 Yondu was originally meant supposed to be killed off in die after discovering that Quill had replaced the end Power Stone with one of the movie]]Rocket's bombs.]]



** Yondu was originally supposed to die after discovering that Quill had replaced the Power Stone with one of Rocket's bombs.
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