Confirmed by numerous sources now, John C. Reilly will be playing Rhomann Dey (aka Nova Prime) in the upcoming Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, due to hit theaters on August 1st, 2014.

Reilly will join an already star-studded cast including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Glenn Close, David Bautista, Karen Gillian, Benicio del Toro, and Ophelia Lovibond.

Ill-fated in the comics, Nova Prime was the leader of the Nova Corps who fought to defeat the unscrupulous space pirate, Zorr, who killed Dey's family on their home planet of Xandar.

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