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Andy From ‘Parks and Rec’ Is Marvel’s New Superhero

Andy From ‘Parks and Rec’ Is Marvel’s New Superhero

Marvel’s hinging its 2014 hopes on an odd duck: a big-budget superhero movie based on Guardians of the Galaxy, a mid-level group of space explorers most people outside the Marvel super-nerd circle have never heard of. But if they’re looking to get the masses interested, they just made a smart move: casting Parks and Rec‘s universally beloved goof Andy (Chris Pratt) as the lead, Star Lord. He’s described as “a half-alien, half-human NASA astronaut who becomes the leader of the titular team which also includes Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Gamora.” Oh. One of those people …

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