More casting news coming at you! This time around, the Marvel ‘phase 2’ property and James Gunn directed Guardians of the Galaxy is picking up someone new. And that someone? An actress that many may not be familiar with, Ophelia Lovibond.
So far there are no solid details regarding who Lovibond will be playing, unfortunately. The ‘rumormill’, however, puts the actress in the role of a character known as The Collector – a kind of intergalactic archaeologist/anthropologist. Normally, The Collector was a dude, so, if the rumor is true, there’ll be a bit of gender-bending going on.
And while that’s up in the air, it is known for sure that she’ll be rounding out a cast that currently consists of Chris Pratt as Star Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer and Michael Rooker as Yondu. The Guardians’ cast is almost ready to go and they’re expected to start in on production sometime this June.
Check out Guardians of the Galaxy when it finally hits theaters next year on August 1st.
Thanks to The Hollywood Reporter for the heads-up.