Guardians Of The Galaxy Nathan Fillion cameo debunked

Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn takes on Nathan Fillion Nova rumours

Nathan Fillion as The Holy Avenger in 2010's Super
Nathan Fillion as The Holy Avenger in 2010’s Super

Firefly star and geek icon Nathan Fillion previously spoiled his cameo in Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy – the star having appeared in James Gunn’s shocking Super and Slither.

Rumours, however, that he would be playing original human Nova Richard Rider, the subject of a long Andy Lanning and Dan Abnett run alongside their critically acclaimed Guardians Of The Galaxy have been well and truly debunked by Gunn:

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