3 April 2013 11:42 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Another key element of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy has fallen into place, and it's the addition of an actress who already knows her way around outer space. The Hollywood Reporter says that Zoe Saldana is currently in negotiations to play Gamora, the green-skinned humanoid alien who is the female lead of the upcoming superhero film. Saldana, who's returning to play Uhura in Star Trek Into Darkness and is on board for the Avatar sequels, would be joining the cast that already includes Chris Pratt as Star-Lord and Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer. James Gunn is on board to direct, and the production ought to be gearing up quickly in time to make the planned August 1, 2014 release date. We got a look at some concept art from Guardians of the Galaxy earlier today thanks to the Marvel Phase One Blu-ray set, but our best look at Gamora remains in »


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