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Casting is underway for Marvel’s upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy, set to be directed by James Gunn. We’ve already heard that Chris Pratt will play Star-Lord and that David Bautista will take on the role of Drax The Destroyer.

Today, we’re receiving news from The Hollywood Reporter that actress Zoe Saldana will play Gamora in Marvel’s Phase Two film.

According to Wikipedia, Gamora is “the adopted daughter of the supervillain Thanos, and the last of her species. Her powers include superhuman strength and agility and an accelerated healing factor.” Seeing as she’s related to Thanos, the villain that appeared at the end of The Avengers (also rumoured to be in The Avengers 2), it’s a bit easier to see how everything will tie together in Phase Two.

To be honest, I’m not too familiar with the story behind the Guardians of the »

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