In one other universe, Adam Brody was the one hooked on a sense. The “O.C.” star revealed to Selection he auditioned for the lead position of Star-Lord within the authentic “Guardians of the Galaxy,” however misplaced the half to Chris Pratt. “I needed that one,” Brody stated. However in the long run, he thinks Pratt was a “higher” match for the character. “He’s larger, stronger, however tonally, I actually dug it,” Brody famous. Glenn Howerton additionally got here near touchdown the position, as director James Gunn has stated the “It is All the time Sunny in Philadelphia” star was his second alternative. In 2021, Howerton admitted not getting the half “nonetheless hurts.” A number of years later, Brody landed a task in a superhero universe, but it surely was DC, not Marvel. He performed the grownup model of Freddy within the “Shazam!” movies, which for him, after being up for Star-Lord, should have felt like an actual “now we have ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ at residence” state of affairs.