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    14 Actors Who Apparently Almost Played Star-Lord In "Guardians Of The Galaxy" Before Chris Pratt Was Cast

    Kudos to Chris Pratt because these are some seriously impressive actors.

    For nearly a decade, Chris Pratt has played Star-Lord in the Guardians of the Galaxy film series. He's become a major cornerstone of the Marvel Cinematic Universe; however, in an alternate universe, Star-Lord, aka Peter Quill, wasn't synonymous with Chris.

    Closeup of Chris Pratt as Star-Lord

    1. On Wednesday, Adam Brody mentioned in an interview with Variety that he auditioned for and wanted to play the character, who debuted as part of the MCU in 2014.

    Closeup of Adam Brody

    Adam is far from the only actor who at one point or another circled the lead Guardians role. Here are 13 other celebs who reportedly were in consideration to play Star-Lord:

    2. Lee Pace

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    3. Joel Edgerton

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    4. Eddie Redmayne

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    5. Jack Huston

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    6. Sullivan Stapleton

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    7. James Marsden

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    8. Garrett Hedlund

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    9. Jim Sturgess

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    10. Zachary Levi

    11. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    12. Michael Rosenbaum

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    13. John Gallagher Jr.

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    14. Glenn Howerton

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