The Hateful Eight star Kurt Russell is James Gunn’s top choice for a major role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
According to The Wrap, sources claim Russell is the front runner to play the father of Peter Quill (Christ Pratt) aka Star-Lord.
Russell hasn’t read the script, and while no deals have been officially sealed with Marvel, the actor will be meeting with them soon.
Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is set to release on May 5, 2017.