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'Thor: The Dark World' & 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Rumors Surround Benicio Del Toro & Peter Serafinowicz

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by Kevin Jagernauth
July 19, 2013 12:28 PM
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Okay Marvel dorks, even though things are always spoiled forever in advance, cover your ears and eyes if you really don't want to know anything that might compromise your innocence about "Thor: The Dark World" or "Guardians Of The Galaxy." Potential spoilers are ahead. For everyone else, read on and see how things are shaping up for a couple of the major Marvel movies on the way. 

When Benicio Del Toro was officially cast in "Guardians Of The Galaxy," his role was kept under wraps, though it's pretty much largely believed he'll be playing The Collector. The character is a near-immortal being that travels the universe, gathering up important artifacts across the galaxy to save them from annihilation. Basically, it allows the character to appear with good reason in any Marvel movie. And it would appear Del Toro is making his first Marvel world debut in "Thor: The Dark World."

Speaking with Flicks & The City (via Next Movie), actor Clive Russell, who plays Tyr in the 'Thor' sequel, revealed he had shot a scene with Del Toro. "I worked with Benicio Del Toro on a scene in which he was meant to be quite angry, and sitting fifteen feet away I couldn't hear a word he was saying. But you look on at the screen, and it's absolutely there," he said. So, will it be a cameo in the actual movie? The end credits tease? We'll know in a few months.

Meanwhile, Twitch casually mentioned that Brit cult actor Peter Serafinowicz is a "rumored addition" to the cast of "Guardians Of The Galaxy." Frankly, it's the first we've heard of it but perhaps the role will help him finance his directorial debut "I See What You Did There"—about a comedian who kills a heckler but is seen doing the job by his number one fan—which he's aiming to shoot in early 2014.

Thoughts? Share 'em below: "Thor: The Dark World" arrives on November 8th and "Guardians Of The Galaxy" hits on August 1, 2014.

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4 Comments

  • Tim McNulty | July 21, 2013 5:57 AMReply

    Peter Serafinowicz is the hidden god of British comedy and deserves to be world famous

  • TheoC | July 19, 2013 6:11 PMReply

    oh, Serafinowicz voicing the raccoon is a great shout.

  • andrew | July 19, 2013 5:09 PMReply

    Dorks?

  • berk | July 19, 2013 3:22 PMReply

    I imagine The Collector would be showing up to collect the Casket of Ancient Winters that Christopher Eccleston's character uses in the movie and comics. Then again, he could be there to grab any of the Marvel easter eggs in Odin's vault from the first Thor movie. One of them being the Infinity Gauntlet, which would tie directly into Guardians of the Galaxy.

    Odds on Serafinowicz voicing Rocket Raccoon.

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