Actor Chris Pratt is in negotiations to star as Peter Quill aka Star-Lord in Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' for Director James Gunn. The deal will have to work around his shooting schedule for NBC's 'Parks and Recreation'. Pratt can currently be seen in Kathryn Bigelow's Best Picture Oscar-nominated film, 'Zero Dark Thirty' and in former Best Picture nominee, 'Moneyball'.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' is set for release on August 1, 2014.