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James Gunn Fought for Bautista as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy, But It Was Worth It

James Gunn Fought for Bautista as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy, But It Was Worth It

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

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