News

Dave Bautista Boards Guardians of the Galaxy

Source:   The Hollywood Reporter
March 14, 2013


Dave Bautista has officially joined the cast of James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter. He will play the part of Drax the Destroyer opposite Chris Pratt in the August 1, 2014 release.

In the comic books, Drax began as Arthur Douglas, a human being who, killed by Thanos, was resurrected in a super-powered warrior's body so that he could seek revenge.

The role was rumored last month to go to "Game of Thrones" star Jason Momoa. Instead, Bautista, best known for his work with the WWE, will take the part. He was featured on the big screen in last year's The Man with the Iron Fists.

Quite arguably Marvel Studios' most offbeat property to date, Guardians of the Galaxy's roster is also said to include Groot, Rocket Racoon and Gamora. Check back for casting details on those roles as they emerge.

(Photo Credit: PNP / WENN.com)


| 24 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

X-Men: Days of Future Past Hitting DVD and Blu-ray in October
Disney to Release Pirates of the Caribbean 5 in 2017
DC Villain Plastique Headed to The Flash
Check Out the Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set Trailer for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes
Go Behind-the-Scenes of The Expendables 3 in a New Featurette
The UK Poster for Thriller Before I Go to Sleep
New International Posters for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Debut
Comic-Con: New Gotham Chronicle Site Teases Fox's Upcoming Series
Meet Brad Pitt's Wardaddy and His Crew on a New Fury Banner
Steve Carell to Lead Brooklyn Family Robinson
The Guardians of the Galaxy Are Off to an Unlikely Start in a New Clip
The Best Man Franchise Continues with The Best Man Wedding
Sir Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood Head to Westworld
Sam Worthington-Led For the Dogs Now Titled Hunter's Prayer
The New Trailer for If I Stay, Starring Chloe Grace Moretz
Guillermo del Toro Updates on Pacific Rim 2 and Crimson Peak
Predators Scribe Michael Finch Takes on Deus Ex
Warner Bros. Releases High Resolution Mad Max: Fury Road Images

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners