Half-Filipino WWE superstar Batista has been confirmed to join the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy, playing the role of Drax. In the article by The Hollywood Reporter, Batista is referred to as Bautista, which is his original surname (maybe the WWE superstar intends to use his real name David Michael “Dave” Bautista, Jr. for his acting career or a modified version of it).
Mixed martial artist and WWE wrestler Dave Bautista has closed his deal to play Drax the Destroyer in Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Studios’ sci-fi adventure movie being directed by James Gunn.
Drax is a human resurrected as a green warrior with the sole purpose of killing Thanos (the villain in the final-scene tease of Avengers). His powers include flight, super-strength and energy blasts.
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