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Chris Pratt on His Failed ‘Superman Returns’ Audition: “It just goes to show that it’s all divinely planned”

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.

Watch: Chris Pratt and Dave Bautista’s Audition for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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

What Makes a Movie Star in 2015? From Brendan Fraser to Chris Pratt

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

Chris Pratt Reveals His “Awesome Techniques for Acting”

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."

Chris Pratt on How He Got Typecast as the A-hole Boyfriend or the Fat, Funny Guy

"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

Chris Pratt Predicted His Upcoming Role in ‘Jurassic Park’

In the amazingly prescient clip, Pratt says, "Man... I just got a text message. It's from Steven Spielberg. God! So annoying."

Trailer: Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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

Chris Pratt on His ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Screen Test: “I was like, ‘Oh, I got this. This is mine. This is mine now.’ I knew going in” (video)

  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 Diversifies His Career From ‘Delivery Man’ to Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn on Chris Pratt: “This guy has his own, very particular, amazing take on the character”

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.

Biography: Chris Pratt

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.

Chris Pratt Talks About Playing Baseball and Learning from Philip Seymour Hoffman in ‘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."

Trailer: “Moneyball” starring Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Director: Bennett Miller Cast: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman Writers: Steven Zaillian , Aaron Sorkin