Playing Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy became a lifeline for Dave Bautista, who before joining Marvel Studios was totally bankrupt.
In the month of November, after almost four years of absence, the Guardians of the Galaxy will finally return in their party special, the team that changed the life of Dave Bautista, who plays Drax.
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In 2014, the filmmaker James Gunn delivered the first film of this peculiar group of heroes, who fell in love with millions of fans around the world, and in this first generation, Dave Bautista, a former WWE wrestler, who already had experience on the screen, stood out. great.
Dave Bautista’s story can be written before and after Guardians of the Galaxy, since before giving life to Drax, the former WWE wrestler did not have a good time as he recounted in an interview with IGN.
“For people to really understand how much my life has changed, they would have to understand where I came from, what I went through when I was in wrestling, what I left behind to get a chance to go into acting.”.
Bautista decided in 2013 to leave his career in WWE, added to the fact that he was going through a very critical economic moment, being bankrupt, since three years before no businessman had hired him to fight.
“And when I got the role of Drax in Guardians, I hardly worked in three years I was broke… when I say broke, my house was repossessed, I had nothing… I sold all my stuff. I sold everything I earned… I had problems with the IRS. I was lost in everything”.
Drax saved Dave Bautista
Rings were a thing of the past, starting with Guardians of the Galaxy, Bautista began to have more work on the big screen, so he decided to focus on his acting career.
“My life just got better and I was more successful… It wasn’t many years when I was borrowing money to pay for food, rent. It wasn’t long before… It happened to me fast, which made it seem that much more surreal. But it did, it changed my life. gave me a life”.
Dave Bautista will be present at both the Guardians of the Galaxy Christmas special, which will premiere on November 25 on digital platforms.
And in 2023 Bautista will return as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, a tape that will mark the end of the relationship between the ex-wrestler and La Casa de las Ideas.
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Since their first appearance in 1969, the Guardians’ lineup has undergone several changes. In this edition we recover the editions that best reflect the moments and characteristics that these galactic misfits bring to this dysfunctional tribe that conquered the hearts of fans around the world thanks to its adaptation to the big screen.
Get to know their first adventures, be surprised by the imagination of the elements that surround their stories such as their extravagant costumes, their fantastic spaceships and their greatest interstellar missions.
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