The Daily Geek: Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord Physique, Quicksilver’s Digs, And More

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BERT MACKLIN IS RIPPED

Chris Pratt showed off his “Guardians of the Galaxy” physique. How’d he get it? “No beer for six months,” said the future Star-Lord.

WHERE QUICKSILVER HANGS HIS BLUE LEOTARD!

Bryan Singer teased the digs of Pietro Maximoff, a.k.a. Quicksilver in “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”

HI HO, BOMBS! AWAY!

“The Lone Ranger” tanked this weekend, while “Despicable Me 2” killed it. Here’s the top 10 from Film.com.

1. “Despicable Me 2? – $82.5m
2. “The Lone Ranger” – $29.4m
3. “The Heat” – $25m
4. “Monsters University” – $19.6m
5. “World War Z” – $18.2m
6. “White House Down” – $13.5m
7. “Man of Steel” – $11.4m
8. “Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain” – $10.1m
9. “This Is The End” – $5.8m
10. “Now You See Me” – $2.8m

THAT’S ONE HERCULEAN THIGH!

The Rock tweeted this Hercu-TEASE from he and Brett Ratner’s “Hercules.”

WAID IS DISAPPOINTED!

Mark Waid talked the ending of “Man of Steel” with ComicBookMovie:

…we’re in a time where the people who are in charge of that character believe that’s the only version that can appeal to a mass audience. That’s where I grit my teeth – again, I’m not the insider I once was, but I still have my ear to the ground. I’ve talked over and over to the people at DC over the last ten years, and I know what WB’s feeling is about Superman, which is that he’s stupid, he’s corny and why can’t he be more like Batman? Well, because he’s not Batman, but there’s nothing Hollywood loves more than safe bets. So that certainly always informs the tone and direction that this movie was going to have. We always knew once they got serious about it that it was going to be a darker, more brooding take, but I kind of thought there would be a little wiggle room there and, my hand to God, the first and last words out of my mouth were, before we walked in that theater, was I turned to my girlfriend and said, “Look, my expectations are moderate, I’m good, as long as he doesn’t kill anybody.” I swear to God I said that, but in jest, because who would have thought?
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’Til tomorrow, gang!

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