Pratt wants selfie with McGregor
Pratt says he’s a big fan of UFC and McGregor in particular.
I work with all these big actors, I’m never starstruck but if I see a UFC fighter I lose it. [I’d like to] go hang with McGregor…I just wanna get a selfie with him.
Jurassic World sequel announced
Universal Pictures announces the sequel to Jurassic World, to be released June 22, 2018. Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, the co-writers of Jurassic World, will write the sequel, although Trevorrow will not direct. No director has been announced. Spielberg returns as executive director and Marshall will resume his role as producer. Pratt and Howard are confirmed to star.
Pratt appears on the The Tonight Show to promote his movie Jurassic World. He participates in the segment called Nonsense Karoke. Fallon:
This is no ordinary Karoke, this is Nonsense Karoke…We are going to take turns singing well known songs, but here is the catch. All the lyrics have been replaced with odd and an usual sentences, basically nonsense.
Jurassic World: Official global trailer
Universal Pictures releases official global trailer of Jurassic World. The movie stars Pratt in the role of Owen Grady, a dinosaur researcher employed by Jurassic World. The movie will be in theaters on June 12.
Pratt is featured on the cover of GQ as one of it’s Men of the Year. Pratt says he would like to become a director in an interview with the magazine.
I’m always biting my tongue. When I’m on set, I kind of wish I could just tell everybody what to do. If I could tell everybody what to do, it would be great, and it would be done faster. And so that’s what I’m working toward. I want control. I want control over something. I have to get better at writing, because the stuff that I have written, no one bought. Maybe they’ll buy it now, because they can put my name on it, but I’d be in a bad movie that I wrote. So I just want to make sure that I stay working hard. I think I will. I hope I will.
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Pratt sits down to an interview with Pursuitist about the physical perpetration for his role in the film Guardians Of The Galaxy.
The preparation. That was a big part of it. The first five months of my involvement on this film were spent transforming myself physically. I was in LA working with personal trainers and nutritionists every single day. It became my job. The thing I loved most about comic books as a kid was the imagery: The covers and these super-ripped dudes and mega-sexy women. It was fantasy to me. It’s what I appreciated most as a kid and it was what was most important to me in approaching this role so I tried to get my body to look as much like those guys as I could. I enjoyed it but it was pain.
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Pratt plays children’s party entertainer Andy Dwyer in NBC’s Parks and Recreation. Pratt is a guest star for the first season, but becomes a series regular. The series ends with the 2014 season. Pratt:
I feel sad. It’s my home. I mean, mostly I’m excited because we’re going to start in two weeks and so I’m just thrilled to get back to work and be back home with my friends and my family on that show. I think people are ready for it to be done. The creatives, they have been working very, very hard. They’ve done what 130, or 150 episodes or something like that? And so that’s a lot of work. Day in and day out they’re writing episodes and trying to create stories that can somehow stay fresh with this same core group of characters.
Chris Pratt interview
Pratt and Fallon discuss vacation and getting in shape using random words on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
I love to eat, I love the outdoors. I wanna get a fishing rod and eat a peanut butter and jelly fish or hunt jellyfish.
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Pratt releases his first ever headshot via his Twitter.
The name's Douchemaster McChest And this is my first headshot. You're welcome. #throwbackthursday circa 2000 pic.twitter.com/85B6tl3swn
— Chris Pratt (@prattprattpratt) September 12, 2014
Ice Bucket Challenge: Chris Pratt
Pratt accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Gregory Smith, Dave Batista and Nick Goldman.
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Pratt stars in Jurassic World with Bryce Dallas Howard, Judy Greer, Ty Simpkins and Omar Sy. Based on the original movie Jurassic Park, the film takes place 22 years after the dinosaur theme park is opened. The movie hits theaters on June 20, 2015. Pratt:
People from around the world, 20,000 visitors a day, come to see the dinosaurs and see the several attractions. It’s been around long enough to where attendance starts to fall off a little bit. So they’ve decided to come up with a new attraction to bring even more people in. You’re never gonna believe it, but it doesn’t go well.
Guardians of the Galaxy0 Comments
Pratt plays Quill, who is abducted from earth by Ravagers as a young boy. Twenty-six years later on planet Morag, he steals an Orb and escapes with it. A bounty is placed for his capture. Co-stars include Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Lee Pace and Bradley Cooper.
It’s been a complete lifestyle change for about a year and a half now. I don’t drink alcohol like I used to, only eat very clean, healthy foods, and I spend at least an hour every day working out, a massive change in diet and physical activity.
Chris Pratt interview
Pratt guests on Chelsea Lately to promote the Marvel film, Guardians of the Galaxy. He also gives the scoop on his relationship with actress Anna Faris and tells Handler about his love for hunting and taxidermy.
I bring a little North Dakota to Los Angeles. I like to hunt and fish and I like taxidermy. I like to do my own taxidermy.
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Pratt plays the character Emmet in The Lego Movie. Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Arnett, Alison Brie and Liam Neeson also lend their voices to the movie.
There are a lot of themes in this movie. I think the bigger themes are, one that seems to be geared towards children is [it] doesn’t matter if you don’t think the idea in your mind is special, throw it out there, give it a shot. You might find that this simple idea in your brain, other people might find it to be brilliant, so don’t be ashamed to try your ideas out no matter what.
Married while sick with food poisoning
Pratt and wife Anna Faris are married while sick with food poisoning, Faris reveals to Stylist magazine. Pratt and Faris marry on a whim in Bali in 2009 while on vacation. Faris:
We were in Bali suffering from food poisoning – the really rough kind, you know, sharing the toilet. I was looking for chicken broth on the room service menu and saw the hotel also did weddings. While still feverish, Chris said, ‘Let’s do it.’ So the staff found us some traditional Balinese clothes and a local priest. We had no idea what was going on but we came back married.
Zero Dark Thirty0 Comments
Pratt stars in this action war film directed by Kathryn Bigelow. He takes on the role of Justin, a U.S. Navy SEAL who belongs to the group that kills Osama bin Laden in his home in Pakistan. Co-starring Jessica Chastain, James Gandolfini, and Jason Clarke.
For me, I think what was the greatest part of being a part of it was just getting to represent these guys who do this job, not because they expected movies to be made about them. To be honest with you, a lot of them don’t want this movie to be made, they don’t want to be in the spotlight, and they just do what they do because someone needs to do it.
Chris Pratt interview
Pratt guests in Conan to promote his film, Zero Dark Thirty. He shares his rigorous fitness regimen for his role as a Navy SEAL in the movie, and shows a photo of the results. He also talks about some of his earlier jobs, including being a very good coupon salesman.
I sold coupons. It was one of these kinda multi-level marketing schemes where if you work really hard and make your boss a lot of money, one day, you can have your own office. I did it for two years, from the time I was 18 to 20, and I ended up opening my own office.
Welcome first child
Pratt and wife Anna Faris welcome their first child, Jack Pratt. Jack is born prematurely. A rep for the couple:
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy Jack. He arrived earlier than expected and will be spending some time in the NICU. The happy parents thank you for your warm wishes and ask that you honor their privacy during this time.
Pratt stars in this biographical sports drama directed by Bennett Miller. He takes on the role of Scott Hatteberg, an unsigned major league catcher who is hired by Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane, despite his arm injury. Beane, played by Brad Pitt, puts him at first base, a position that he has not previously played. His co-stars include Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Robin Wright.
Yeah, I met Scott on set. He came and visited. He’s so close with Billy and he and his wife, Elizabeth, and three daughters came to set. He was great. He sat behind the monitors with a big smile on his face. He was telling stories and answered every question that I had. It had to be really surreal for him to have this chapter of his life being played in a movie with these huge stars. And he couldn’t have been nicer about it.
Pratt, Faris marry
Pratt marries fiancé Anna Faris in a small ceremony in Bali. Faris on Pratt:
He’s awesome. He’s a great, great guy. I feel really lucky.