Lee Pace to play Guardians Of The Galaxy villain?

The Hobbit star said to be in final negotiations for James Gunn’s comic book villain

Lee PaceLee Pace (Pushing Daisies, The Fall, The Hobbit) is reportedly in final negotiations to play the villain in James Gunn’s Guardians Of The Galaxy.

According to The Wrap, the Lincoln star is very close to joining Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Michael Rooker and the recently announced Ophelia Lovibond in the Marvel comic adaptation. Rumours surrounding this film have legion, so we’ll have to wait and see just how final these final negotiations are. The name of the villain has not yet been announced, and the film starts production in June for a Summer 2014 release.

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