Report: Chris Pratt to Star in "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Ready to jump on board the newest comic book franchise, Chris Pratt will reportedly star in the upcoming Marvel movie, “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

The “Parks & Recreation” actor will play Star-Lord/Peter Quill, a half-human, half-alien leader of the Guardians, according to Deadline.

Set for release in August of 2014, the action-adventure flick follows a futuristic team of superheroes protect the galaxy from danger.

In the comic books, the Guardians did work with The Avengers, giving a lucrative opportunity for crossover success in the films.