One of the most well-received easter eggs in Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” was the post-end credits stinger in which we got a cameo from Howard the Duck.
“Robot Chicken” creator and “Austin Powers” star Seth Green voiced Howard for the brief scene, and was asked at New York Comic-Con this week if there are plans for another “Howard the Duck” movie in the works considering the great reception he got?
Green tells IGN that basically there’s zero chance of it happening, at best we’ll get another cameo:
“Nobody has said anything to me about that. The truth is, [director James] Gunn and I are buddies from Scooby-Doo. So, the whole Howard the Duck thing, and me getting to be that was a last minute, ‘who do I know who is in town who can do this on this date before the color print delivers?’
Nobody is thinking about a Howard the Duck movie. I love that people are running with it. But you know, it’s not going to happen. The most I can imagine, and you can’t quote me, because it’s not based in fact, but the most I can imagine is that the character could cameo at some point in some other thing. Like, we saw Cosmo already.
So there is going to be some kind of rocket offshoot, right? Some kind of outer galactic mayhem. You can imagine that Howard would cameo in that. But he’ll never have a standalone movie again. It doesn’t feel like part of that thing. It’s almost like a joke that I had with a buddy. But now, everyone else has gotten to hear it. It’s still no less than a joke.”
Green and Gunn have known each other for some time, Green in fact had a role in “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” written for him by Gunn.