Benicio Del Toro has been cast in Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ according to Deadline. Del Toro is best known for his role as Javier Rodríguez in Traffic (2000) which he won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a BAFTA Award for.
Apparently his role is ‘under wraps’ but he will be signing on to play the character in multiple Marvel films.
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ follows a futuristic, alien superhero team protecting the galaxy from evil, led by Peter Quill.
Other ‘Guardians of The Galaxy’ cast members include Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan and Lee pace. The movie is to be directed by James Gunn and is slated for release on August 1st 2014.