'Guardians of the Galaxy's' Unlikely Super Hero Becoming Super Star

Don't let the star of the latest Marvel Comics film's slacker persona fool you.
2:18 | 08/02/14

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A leading man in this summer's newest blockbuster may be an unlikely pick for a marvel superhero but. Don't let Chris Pratt slacker persona Foleo. Guardians of the galaxy already earning nearly 100 million dollars at the box office this weekend and now this superhero is on his way to becoming a superstar. Here's ABC's Chris -- But yeah. It's got to Shandling self deprecating hero dude named Peter quilt starring -- who. Step forward and -- Miriam wrong leaving a rag tag multi species seen on bring me the -- -- Yes it's got the full budget backing of Disney which owns ABC. And the -- participation of Bradley Cooper. Yeah. Well and Vin Diesel says it. But -- all that this entire enterprise rests on the broad shoulders of an actor who is hardly a household they. This guy Chris -- -- think he would be this guy. Yes my whole life I was just waiting for -- -- catch on I was like you guys I'm a superhero. -- all the faces. The president's. I'm parks and -- he's long been beloved is due to see in the one year -- -- -- that the -- become very big. But that's -- Now 35 year old Pratt and his appealing -- underachieving persona. Are being asked to set the tone for marvels first film not based on a wildly popular -- Can do it. I knew within twenty seconds has auditioned this is absolutely the guy the true at this Chris Pratt is the biggest movie star in the world this is that people don't know it yet but before shooting guardians. All agreed he needed to tone up for bit in the sense -- -- to measure me every week. Really out like -- on the Biggest Loser but there -- no camera crew. As guardians of the galaxy rides it's positive reviews into theaters no one has more reasons to feel good and it's unlikely stone. I skewed toward versatile I would demand and I'm Bollywood -- started out another -- I'm Chris -- in Los Angeles.

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