Benicio Del Toro Lands a Major Role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

June 3, 2013 5:48 PM

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Benicio Del Toro Lands a Major Role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Big casting news to keep the hype going for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Deadline is reporting that Oscar winning actor Benicio Del Toro has signed the deal to put him in "multiple movies" starting with Guardians of the Galaxy. Whoaaa now who is this? No other specific details on his character have been revealed, but some are speculating Del Toro might even be playing the big bad villain Thanos. Is it possible? We'll have to wait and see. Del Toro is the latest to join the eccentric and rather crazy cast that James Gunn is putting together for Guardians, which recently lined up Karen Gillan for a villain + Glenn Close as a cop.

Here's the exact text from Deadline about Del Toro's role: "They are keeping his role under wraps, but he’s playing a character that is built to be part of future Marvel films, which means he has signed a deal with options that put him into multiple movies." Benicio Del Toro was once rumored to be i...

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