Not only was Chris Pratt humorously down-to-earth on the panel - describing his new state of physical fitness, he explained that he was told after his audition, “Great job… but you’re too fat!”, responding “OK, I can work on that!” - he was hilarious in the footage we saw.
When he was caught trying to pinch the aforementioned artefact, there was something almost Jack Sparrow-esque about his blustering delusions of grandeur: “I’m Star-Lord, man! Legendary outlaw? Forget it!”
And during the final line-up, while Reilly was listing his characteristics. Quill punctured the pomposity of the situation with a brilliantly timed wind-up middle finger.
“They call themselves the Guardians of the Galaxy,” says Reilly.
“What a bunch of a-holes,” responds Peter Serafinowicz, playing his assistant. Yep, the British funnyman known for
Shaun Of The Dead
, his own sketch shows and voicing Darth Maul, has a role in the Marvel space opera.