Glenn Close Joins ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ As Nova Corp Leader

Glenn Close. Nova Corps. “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

Yes.

Deadline reports that the “Damages” and “The Shield” actress has landed a major role in “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the Marvel Studios sci-fi flick coming up from director James Gunn. Close will play “a leadership role in the Nova Corp, the intergalactic space patrol” of the Marvel Universe.

Let that soak in: Glenn Close, at the command of the Nova Corp. The world is a good place.

Close joins what’s shaping up to be a rock-star cast for “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Chris Pratt is in the lead as Peter “Star-Lord” Quill, with Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista joining him as Gamora and Drax the Destroyer. Lee Pace has been tapped to play a villain in the film, though there are some rumors he’s actually playing a misunderstood Marvel hero. (Who, exactly? Consult our guessing game!) Michael Rooker, fresh off “The Walking Dead,” is trading in his Merle Dixon mischief to play the bow-wielding Yondu. And it now looks all but official that John C. Reilly is getting in on the action as well; he’s rumored for a role in the Nova Corp, so count on some Close-Reilly action.

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