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Chris Pratt talks failed Marvel audition: ‘I was never going to audition for Marvel again’

Chris Pratt reveals he almost gave up on auditioning for Marvel before booking the role in “Guardians of the Galaxy”. (Photo: Excel/Bauer-Griffin/Filmmagic)

Can you imagine a world without the star of Chris Pratt? Guardians of the Galaxy, Well, it’s almost done.

On April 27, Pratt told Jimmy Kimmel that his Marvel audition bombed so badly, he almost gave up on being in a Marvel movie entirely.

as guest Jimmy Kimmel Live! Pratt revealed, “I auditioned for Thor, but not even to be Thor – but to be one of the sidekick guys, and I didn’t get a callback.”

“Usually they give you a little bit of feedback, and I remember the casting director goes, ‘Wow. You really made a big choice there,'” he said.

He shared the failure “I got to the point where I was never going to audition for Marvel again.”

“I was like, ‘This is stupid, I’m never going to be in a Marvel movie,'” he admitted.

At the time, he was auditioning for “anything that came out that needed a guy who even remotely resembled me.”

“I’ll either submit a tape and they’ll say ‘no, we don’t need to see that,’ or I’ll go over there and see them, they’ll go, ‘no, this is the last time we need to see you.’ ,'” They said.

Luckily, Pratt Booked Her After All Guardians of the Galaxy role and the rest is history. but his change from NBC parks and Recreation To Guardians Film stars don’t come easily.

In 2018, Pratt told men’s Health“I probably lost about 35 pounds in six weeks. I ran five or six miles a day. I ate leafy green salads and protein shakes. I cut out all alcohol. Trim, trim, trim.”

Pratt will wrap his Guardians role with upcoming movie, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3,

“Don’t do any emotional preparation, just watch it, and you’ll see why people are moved,” Pratt advised audiences during Marvel’s San Diego Comic-Con panel in June 2022 of the final film. “It’s an emotional moment for us, certainly as actors who were in the part, seeing it for the first time and being reminded of everything we’ve gone through over the past year — as well as Making the movie. And being passed out in front of everyone in Hall H. These fans (for) the first time in years and understanding that this is the end of this trilogy. It’s all emotional.


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