Zachary Levi


  1. Josh Dallas, Thor, 2009.     Fresh from tending Alvin and the Chipmunks in their 2009 squeakquel, Levi has to beg off becoming Fandral due to his Chuck TV series.. His first replacement was Stuart Townsend, who quit after (all together now, 1,2,3…) creative differences. Happy ending – the young man from Lake Charles, Louisiana, became Fandral in the 2012 sequel, Thor: The Dark World, when Dallas was trapped in his TV series, Once Upon A Time.
  2. Chris Pratt, Guardians of the Galaxy, 2013.    The bulked-up Parks and RecreationTV star won Marvel’s Peter Quill aka Star Lord chief of the alien superheroes from 19 more of the  usual prerequisites… Six TV finds (Cam Gigandet, Jack Huston, John Krasinski, James Marsden, Lee Pace, Aaron Paul),  three science fiction favourites (Jensen Ackles, Garrett Hedlund, Michael Rosenbaum), a couple of  triples (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Logan Marshall-Green), two hot Brits (Eddie Redmayne, Jim Sturgess), a brace of Aussies (Joel Edgerton, Sullivan Stapleton), two total outsiders (Glenn Howerton, Chris Lowell). And an ex-hottie on the comeback trail (Wes Bentley).
  3. Joshua Sasse, Galavant, TV, 2015-2016,   Monty Python Meets The Princess Bride…  but not Levi.  He had other fires to stoke (including DC’s Shazam! three years Later). Dan Fogelman persuaded nine-times-Oscar-winning songwriter  Alan Menken to help turn his creation into a galavanting musical.

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