Benicio Del Toro Joins Marvel's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Benicio Del Toro Joins Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

It is unclear who Del Toro will play in the film

Benicio Del Toro has joined Marvel’s "Guardians of the Galaxy," a rep told TheWrap Monday.

The film revolves around a U.S pilot who ends up in space during the middle of a universal conflict. The pilot does the only thing that one can do when in that situation — go on the run with a bunch of ex-cons.

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The outer space superhero movie has a pretty solid cast attached to it, including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Glenn Close, John C. Reilly, Dave Bautista and Karen Gillan.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" is being directed by James Gunn and will be released on August 1, 2014.