Actor and former WWE professional wrestler Dave Bautista made a name for himself in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Drax the Destroyer in the guardians of the galaxy franchise alongside the motley crew of Benatar Chris Pratt (Peter Quill / Star-Lord), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), Vin Diesel (Groot), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Karen Gillan (Nebula), and more.
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After four MCU outings as Drax – guardians of the galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019) – Bautista has previously hinted that he’s unlikely to return for any other films beyond Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) and James Gunn Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3 (2023), for which he has already committed.
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Now, however, Bautista has denounced the fact that the entire Guardians franchise will likely end after the trilogy. In a recent interview, he shared:
“This is our third film. We will wrap up. And it was quite a trip with a few bumps. So I’m looking forward to this, man. My cast and of course the director, James Gunn, are like family to me. This is kind of where my journey began. The circle is complete and I can’t wait to wrap up. And it’s bittersweet… I mean, I’ve been doing Guardians since 2013. And, you know, when that comes out, you know, it’s going to be in 2023, so it’s a 10 year journey.
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The knives outside 2 the actor went on to say:
“You know, everything has to end. And, you know, I can’t wait to wrap up with my friends and family.
For now, Bautista fans can expect to see the actor in Dune October 22 in both theaters and on HBO Max. And, with the Marvel Multiverse in full swing, who can say where Drax could potentially appear in the future?
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The official description of the original guardians of the galaxy bed :
An epic, action-packed space adventure, Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where fiery adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the subject of a relentless bounty hunt after he steals a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.
To escape the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced to experience a difficult truth with a quartet of disparate misfits: Rocket, a gun-wielding raccoon; Groot, a tree-like humanoid; the deadly and enigmatic Gamora; and Drax the Destroyer, focused on revenge. But when Quill discovers the orb’s true power and the threat it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his motley rivals for one last desperate position – with the fate of the galaxy at stake.
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What do you think Guardians of the Galaxy 3 to end the franchise?
You can stream Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow and all three of Marvel’s Phase 4 series so far – Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany’s WandaVision, Anthony Mackie’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Sebastian Stan and Loki from Tom Hiddleston – on Disney + at any time.