March 25, 2016

Listicle

9 Actors Who Were Unexpectedly Awesome Superheroes & Supervillains

#1Chris Pratt in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Anyone who watched Parks and Recreation was likely shocked upon hearing that Chris Pratt had been cast as the lead in Guardians of the Galaxy. Was the doofy-but-lovable, somehow-broke-both-legs-at-once Andy Dwyer really ready to play a superhero? Boy, was he ever. From the first scene in Guardians, where Pratt's Star-Lord dances his way through an alien planet, kicking ass without missing a beat, it was clear that he was the perfect choice. His comedic style was just right for the slightly goofy Guardians, but Pratt also showed a wide range of acting ability, proving he was more than ready to lead a major franchise. (Or two, if you consider that his next big role was Jurassic World.) –Sarah Maloy

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