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Jonathan Frakes

See Star-Lord's dad in exclusive Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy clip

Star-Lord meets Star Trek in the latest episode of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, which airs on Disney XD at 8 a.m. ET on March 13. Actor Jonathan Frakes — a.k.a. Star Trek: The Next Generation hunk and on-off beard enthusiast Commander Riker — guest stars as J’son, King of the Spartaxian Galactic Empire, and, also, as it happens, the father of Peter Quill.

You can see the first clip of the Frakes-voiced J’son from the episode — which is called “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” — above.

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Casting Net: Steve Carell to star in Marwencol

  • Recent Oscar-nominee Steve Carell is signing on to star in the feature adaptation of Jeff Malmberg’s 2010 documentary Marwencol. The screenplay follows Mark Hogancamp, whose memory was wiped away due to a vicious assault. He finds comfort in building a miniature village which is populated by dolls whose identities are very real to him, and their actions help him cope with what happened to him.

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