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Adam Brody Recalls Failed Audition for Chris Pratt's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Role
could have looked a lot different if things had gone another direction when it came to casting.Recently, Adam Brody sat down for a chat with the podcast, and opened up about the time he read for the role of Peter Quill — a.k.a. Star-Lord — in James Gunn's cosmic adventure installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.«I wanted that one,» Brody said of the role, which eventually went to Chris Pratt, whom the OC alum admitted was a «better fit» for the part, ultimately.«He is bigger, stronger, but tonally, I really dug it,» Brody lamented.Pratt starred as the space-faring smuggler and thief who stole fans' hearts when the first film hit theaters in 2014.He went on to reprise the role in, and finally, which came out earlier this year.Before Pratt was cast in the role — which he was offered a chance to read for but initially declined — several other actors, apart from Brody, were considered for the smart-talking, handsome, affable space pirate with a heart of gold.Joel Edgerton, Jack Houston, Eddie Redmayne, Michael Rosenbaum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zachary Levi, Glenn Howerton, Jim Sturgess, John Gallagher Jr.