Chris Pratt says working on ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ is ‘like a dream’

And over the past couple of years I’ve been slowly learning, and honing my job and my skill set for this job.”
“Getting to work with Robert, it just felt really really natural. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. 2 isn’t out until next month, but many of the superhero sequel’s core cast, including the Peter Quill-playing Christ Pratt, have already shot scenes for Avengers: Infinity War, which is being directed by the Russo brothers and will be released May 4, 2018. You kind of work on your chops for years, thinking there’s a chance you’re going to get a chance to work with this great jazz musician, and then you do, and you watch him go off on some solo, and you’re pumped because you know that after four bars you’re going to get a chance to come in and do your own thing, and you sit there and you make some good music. It was really cool. Essentially, it’s like playing with a great jazz musician or something like that. I felt like I was playing in part of a supergroup or something.”
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. He’s a remarkable actor,” Pratt adds. Show Full Article was a treat and an exciting challenge, as well as the culmination of a long-in-the-works plan by Guardians franchise director James Gunn. “It was really incredible,” says Pratt. “I’d heard stories abut his work ethic, and his specific style of acting in regard to being in the moment, changing things up, keeping you on your toes. To read more from EW’s Summer Movie Preview, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here. 2 hits theaters on May 5. “It seemed like a dream, as so much of these past few years has felt, like a weird fever dream where you’re waking up and you’re not sure if you’re hallucinating or not.”
For more on this week’s cover story, watch EW The Show, available now here, on the new PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. “At that time, that was really daunting to think of that. He knew that character had that potential, that there was a collision course for these characters, potentially,” he explains. Pratt says that working with Robert Downey Jr. Go to PEOPLE.com/PEN, or download the free app on your Smart TV, mobile and web devices. So, what has that been like? “Early on, James said that, when he was casting the role of Quill, he was thinking of somebody who was gonna one day be in a scene opposite Robert Downey Jr.