Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston revealed to MTV that he had auditioned for the role of Star-Lord in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Despite breaking a bone during filming of his latest movie, Not Fade Away, he stated that he is "more than capable" of handling the role. Here's what he had to say,
There was a screen test. Like I said, brittle bones. Maybe they'll call me Glass Man. 'Here he comes. Oh, he fell over.'
I would love to do it. I tell you, these bones are strong. If you need a guardian to look after this galaxy, look no further.
James Gunn (Slither) is directing the story that follows a U.S. pilot who ends up in space in the middle of a universal conflict and goes on the run with futuristic ex-cons who have something everyone wants. Star-Lord is the pilot and leader of the space superhero team.
The movie is set to hit theaters on August 1st, 2014.
Watch the video interview below: