Guardians of The Galaxy cast Michael Rooker as Yondu!


Michael Rooker, who played the now-deceased Merle Dixon from AMC’s The Walking Dead, has been cast as one of the four founding superheroes of Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy. He has been cast as Yondu – “a game hunter of the primitive Zatoan tribe, which were humanoid beings who were native to Centauri IV”.

Rooker is the third actor to be cast in the film with Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star Lord and Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer. Zoe Saldana is currently in negotiations to play Gamora.

The Disney film is set to release on August 1st, 2014.

Source: Deadline

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