The old adage that things have a way of working out for the best still applies to some of the most popular actors on the planet, too.
Actor Chris Pratt posted this motivating message on Instagram
In this audition clip, you can see that Pratt already had his fast-talking Peter Quill character down and Bautista was equally prepared to play the no-nonsense Drax as Quill tries to convince Drax not to kill Gamora
Jurassic World, starring Chris Pratt, had one of the biggest opening weekends in U.S. box office in history. After he shed weight and toned down his goofball persona, Pratt has been on a tear. He starred in 2014’s biggest new franchise blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy, lent his voice to the lead character in the hugely successful Lego Movie that same year, and is now also the star of one of 2015’s biggest franchise revivals. It’s hard not to look at Pratt’s recent success and not see him as a new blockbuster movie star – except that Pratt’s box office ... Read more
Pratt then placed orange post-it notes around the set, out of shot. "Then," he says, "it would catch my attention halfway through the scene, and it would affect me emotionally underneath."
"Looking back, I think I know why. Physically, I looked like an asshole. I looked like the guy—like Johnny in The Karate Kid, you know?" - Chris Pratt on being typecast
In the amazingly prescient clip, Pratt says, "Man... I just got a text message. It's from Steven Spielberg. God! So annoying."
Synopsis: Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” finds space adventurer Peter Quill the object of a bounty hunt after stealing an orb coveted by a treacherous villain, but when Quill discovers the power it holds, he must find a way to rally the quartet of ragtag rivals hot on his trail to save the universe. Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Nova Prime Rael and Benicio Del Toro as The Collector Director: James Gunn Written by: ... Read more
Before the announcement that Chris Pratt would star as Star-Lord Peter Quill in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, not many people would have pegged the Parks and Recreation actor as an intergalactic superhero. In fact, even Pratt himself was one of the doubters. However, he reveals that as he tested for the role he began to feel like there was no way he wouldn’t be cast in the lead role in what could potentially be the biggest blockbuster film of the summer. At first, Pratt didn’t think he had a chance. He recalls, “I remember originally they were like, ... Read more
Chris Pratt is keeping busy in Hollywood with comedic roles in films like Delivery Man to voicing the lead role in The Lego Movie. He’s also diversifying by playing Peter Quill a.k.a. Star-Lord in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy which hits theaters next summer. The 34-year-old actor sat down with Moviefone to talk about how he approached the script for Delivery Man and his work with co-star Vince Vaughn. With some of the best lines in the movie, Pratt knew that “usually moments will leap out at you. You’ll understand a moment is going to be funny. And, oftentimes, not on ... Read more
Parks and Recreation star Chris Pratt might be an offbeat choice for any role in a superhero film, let alone the lead role of Peter "Star-Lord" Quill, the leader of Marvel Comics' intergalactic super-team the Guardians of the Galaxy. But according to director James Gun,, when we see Pratt in the film next summer we're going to forgo any perception we might have of him.
In Theaters: January 25th
Biography: Chris Pratt is most often recognized for portraying Andy Dwyer on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, opposite Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari and Rashida Jones.
In Theaters: April 27, 2012
Here are 4 new clips from the upcoming Brad Pitt film, Moneyball.
Pratt admits that as much as he wanted the part he almost didn't get it, explaining "It was definitely something that I wanted, but I was just one of just a giant number of people who wanted the role."
Director: Bennett Miller Cast: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman Writers: Steven Zaillian , Aaron Sorkin