Doctor Who Star Karen Gillan Joins Guardians of the Galaxy

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Karen Gillan is the latest addition to the cast of Marvel Studios’ upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter. She’s said to be playing the lead female villain, though the specific role has not yet been disclosed. She’ll star opposite Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Michael Rooker, Ophelia Lovibond, Lee Pace, and Glenn Close in the James Gunn film. Who do you think she’s playing in the film?

Gillan is most well known for playing Amy Pond for three seasons on the popular BBC series “Doctor Who.”

Part of Marvel Studios’ “Phase Two,” Guardians of the Galaxy features a script from Gunn, Chris McCoy and Nicole Periman. It follows an unlikely cast of characters who must team up in order to defeat a cosmic force of epic proportions.

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