EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: David Bautista Talks 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:53
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Opening in theaters on August 1st is Guardians of the Galaxy, which is based on the popular Marvel Comics series. The film is co-writen and directed by James Gunn (Super), and stars Chris Pratt (Delivery Man) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, David Bautista (The Man with the Iron Fists) as Drax the Destroyer, Benicio Del Toro (Savages) as The Collector, Karen Gillan (Oculus) as Nebula, Michael Rooker (Days of Thunder) as Yondu, Lee Pace (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) as Roman the Accuser, John C. Reilly (Wreck-It Ralph) as Rhomann Dey, Djimon Hounsou (Constantine) as Korath the Pursuer, and Glenn Close (TV's Damages) as Nova Prime, as well as the voices of Bradley Cooper (The Words) as Rocket Raccoon, and Vin Diesel (Riddick) as Groot. 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with David Bautista to talk about his work on Guardians of the Galaxy. The professional wrestler turned actor discussed his new movie, not being familiar with the source material, researching the comic books for clues to his character, having emotional scenes, acting with VFX, director James Gunn, working with Marvel, a possible Drax spin-off, the recently announce Guardians sequel, and the prospect of an Avengers vs. Guardians team-up movie. 

To watch our exclusive interview with David Bautista about Guardians of the Galaxy, please click on the video player above. 


In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill (Pratt) finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan (Pace).

Guardians of the Galaxy opens in theaters on August 1st.

To watch our exclusive interview with Michael Rooker about Guardians of the Galaxy, please click here

To watch our exclusive interview with Chris Pratt about Vin Diesel voicing Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy, please click here

To watch our exclusive interview with director James Gunn and Karen Gillan about Guardians of the Galaxy, please click here

To watch our video coverage of the Guardians of the Galaxy San Diego Comic-Con International 2013 press conference, please click here

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