The day after the news broke that John C. Reilly
was up for a role as Rhomann Dey
in James Gunn
‘s 2014 cosmic Marvel team-up movie, it seems Glenn Close
is up for a similar role of the ‘head cop’ in slowly-growing Guardians of the Galaxy
She will be playing a major leadership role in Nova Corp, the intergalactic space patrol (similar to Samuel L. Jackson’s S.H.I.E.L.D. leader Nick Fury in Captain America 2
Story details are being kept under wraps as is the case with all Marvel movies.
Gunn handled screenwriting duties and will begin production on Guardians of the Galaxy
The space-set sci-fi adventure has already added a cast that includes Chris Pratt
as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana
as Gamora, Dave Bautista
as Drax The Destroyer, and Michael Rooker
as Yondu, along with Ophelia Lovibond
as one of The Collector’s henchmen, Lee Pace
as the villain The Controller or Ronan the Accuse and Reilly
The flick is due to be released on August 1st, 2014.
Close most recently starred in Albert Nobbs
and on the television series ‘Damages’. Six-time Oscar nominee Close just finished shooting the indie film Lowdown
and is shooting Five To Seven
with Anton Yelchin and Frank Langella.