The Marvel Studios Universe is already expected to be quite busy in 2013 and 2014, with Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World set for release in May and November (respectively), and Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy set for April and August of 2014. In between those major sequels and Avengers connector films, Marvel is also expected to roll out features for Ant-Man and The Inhumans. There are also still some sketchy rumors that Adam Warlock will be shoehorned somewhere, whether in his own film or as part of the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Of the films that already have release dates, though, Guardians is still the only one with a ton of questions around it, including “Who the hell is going to be in it?” Well, according to Latino Review, Wes Bentley, Chris Lowell and… *sigh* Cam Gigandet were the most recent to read for the centerpiece role of Peter Quill.
But that’s not the news that should concern Marvel fans. Not when Adam Sandler might be involved.
Marvel is going after some big comedic actors perhaps for some comedic relief in the movie. Exactly how big?
Marvel is asking for the availability of both Jim Carrey AND Adam Sandler!
For what roles, I’m not sure. Maybe Rocket or Groot? Jim Carrey I can see since he is already playing Colonel Stars & Stripes in Kick Ass 2, but Happy Gilmore (Adam Sandler) in a Marvel movie?!
You know, I took a lot of sh*t from people when I first questioned how in the hell Marvel expected to pull off a talking raccoon in a live-action film, and people were like, “Trust me, he’s the best part” or “You’re an idiot, you don’t know what you’re talking about.” Oh I know what I’m talking about, all right.
This is Hollywood, where there’s enough cocaine flowing through producers’ veins to make them say things like, “You know what would be f*cking awesome? If the raccoon is voiced by Adam Sandler.” Because once that happens, and the movie makes $200 or $300 million, then it’s “Adam wants to switch out Wes Bentley for Peter Dante, Steve Buscemi gets to play the Black Widow, and he wants to add a talking Siamese twin fart cloud that will be voiced by David Spade and Rob Schneider.”
And the next thing we know, Vince is posting: “Here’s The Trailer For Marvel’s The Avengers 3: Madea’s Infinity Gauntlet”.
Anyway, here’s a sneak peek at Carrey as Groot and Sandler as Rocket: