Chris Pratt is “proud” to be the first person to drop an F-bomb in a Marvel movie.
The 43-year-old actress attended the world premiere. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in Los Angeles on Thursday, where he spoke with Variation It’s about using profanity in its entirety for the first time in the superhero franchise.
“Yeah, I’m dropping the first F-bomb. Get that Samuel L. Jackson!” Pratt said, referring to how 74-year-old Marvel costar Jackson is known for using the F word in his film career.
When Pratt’s co-star Elizabeth Debicki asked if the word curse was in the script, the actress replied, “No, it wasn’t. It wasn’t written.”
“Everybody has been trying to cure F-bombs for 10 different years … and finally someone has succeeded,” Pratt continued. “Usually when you start dropping F-bombs like in an impromptu script, that shows the filmmaker that you really want to keep going – and they really put it in the movie, so that’s pretty good. I’m really proud. I did it!”
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Pratt echoed similar sentiments about using the word curse while appearing as a guest on television. Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday.
After pointing out that Pratt had used the word, host Jimmy Kimmel joked, also referring to Jackson, “How did Sam Jackson not get this honor?”
“It has to be Nick Furious right now,” continued Kimmel, 55, using Jackson’s Marvel character’s name, Nick Fury.
“He is Nick Furious,” Pratt replied, laughing in agreement. “I think everybody tried [to use the F-word before]You know?”
The Motion Picture Association movie rating system allows an F word (in a non-sexual context) to remain PG-13 rather than R. GOTG Vol. 3 Rated PG-13 for “intense violence and action sequences, slang language, obscene/drug references, and thematic elements”.
“Everybody is lobbying all the time, throwing it out impromptu, trying to get it in there,” Pratt said.
“I’ve tried for years, not my first try. [a curse] in a movie and they edited it together and it was a funny rhythm so they kept it.”
When Kimmel asked the star if the people working behind the scenes of the film were aware that they were “entering a different space,” Pratt claimed that Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige was gone. guards director James Gunn said, “and said, ‘Listen, you don’t want to be the guy known for using the first F word in your movie.
“And James said, ‘Yes, it is! Exactly.’ [what I want]. Do you know me?’ And so they kept him inside.”
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Pratt chatted with PEOPLE. guards Red carpet on Thursday, where he admitted to trying to achieve superhero status in real life with his son Jack, whom he shares with ex-wife Anna Faris.
“No, not yet. Not yet. I hope he’ll finally think I’m cool after tonight,” Pratt said in response to whether he’s gotten great ratings as a dad for reprising his lead role as Star-Lord.
“Actually, he’s here with me tonight. It’s one of my dates tonight,” added Pratt, who brought his wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger, with him to the event at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
The actress continued to talk about parenting themes. guardsThe third episode, ridiculed by 56-year-old writer/director Gunn, will be the final episode for the core cast.
“The relationship between a parent and a child is definitely explored in this movie, and there is no stronger bond than between a parent and child,” Pratt said. “And yes, I can definitely draw from my own experience as a parent when it comes to drawing and finding ways to be emotional and challenge emotion.”
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 In theaters May 5th.