‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Animated Series Adds Will Friedle, David Sobolov

The pair will voice Star-Lord and Drax the Destroyer in the Disney XD show

Last Updated: February 18, 2015 @ 2:09 PM

Will Friedle and David Sobolov have joined the voice cast of Disney XD’s upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” animated series.

Friedle, who portrayed Eric Matthews in “Boy Meets World,” will take on Star-Lord, portrayed by Chris Pratt in the 2014 blockbuster live-action film. Sobolov is stepping back into the role of Drax the Destroyer after voicing the menacing superhero in other animated series such as a crossover for “Ultimate Spider-Man” and “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble.” Dave Bautista appeared as Drax alongside Pratt in the the film.

On Tuesday, Marvel kicked off series cast announcements by naming Kevin Michael Richardson (“The Cleveland Show”) as Groot and Trevor Devall (“Eternals”) as Rocket Raccoon.

Marvel Entertainment will continuing rolling out cast announcements on Twitter  as two more stars will be named Thursday.

The Marvel live-action superhero film, which also starred Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista, amassed more than $774 million worldwide. In the film, Saldan appeared as Gamora, Bradley Cooper portrayed Rocket Raccoon and Vin Diesel was Groot.