WWE star Dave Bautista
has carved out a very successful career now on the big screen, and proven himself to be a very talented character actor. One of his most popular roles is that of the deadpan warrior, Drax, in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
. Well, it may surprise you to learn that if Marvel Studios
and Disney had had their way, Bautista might never have won the role. According to director James Gunn
, he had to fight for Bautista to be cast as Drax, but it was well worth it.
"I had to fight for him - and it was the most worthy fight I've ever fought. Love and miss you @DaveBautista."
Many could not believe that off the back of 2012's hugely successful The Avengers
that Marvel was going to put together a superhero team that consisted of a sentient tree and a talking raccoon. In the lead