Chris Pratt’s (43) perseverance has probably paid off! In Guardians of the Galaxy, the actor has already won over Marvel fans several times. There he has been playing the popular Star-Lord since 2014. The father of three is now an integral part of the franchise. Chris’ beginnings at Marvel were a bit bumpy though – he wasn’t just applying for “Guardians of the Galaxy”!

“I applied for all of them. I had a rough start with Marvel”admits the Jurassic World star himself “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to. Among other things, he presented himself for a supporting role in Thor and a part in Captain America. But always have it for Chris just hailed rejections. “I was at a point where I would never look for one again Marvelfilm,” explains the 43-year-old. In the end, however, it worked with his leading role in “Guardians of the Galaxy”.

meanwhile moved Chris but also other coveted roles on land – including the speaking role of Mario in “Der Super Mario Bros. Film”! For this he is particularly celebrated by his son Jack. “He’s already seen it and he’s hooked. He loves it. He took all his friends and he really freaked out.”the movie star reported with a laugh People.