Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 We’re almost there, so now’s the perfect time to look back at the actors’ careers before they came out in the MCU, and what kind of roles and genres they were in before James Gunn cast them in this trilogy that’s packed with great jokes, lots of heart and amazing soundtracks. Here are some of the roles you’ve seen the cast in before they were even a part of Guardians of the Galaxy.
10 Sean Gunn
to many, Sean Gunn He is the leader of the Ravager Kraglin, the body double and mocap for Rocket Raccoon, and the brother of director James Gunn. To others, Gunn will always be an eccentric resident of Stars Hollow Gilmore Girls. In his prime, Gunn’s career was peppered with guest starring roles on sitcoms such as Andy Richter dominates the universeor Go to cabut like Kirk in this mother-daughter story, the actor finally found a steady job, as the town-mad character, always keeping him handy for the latest scheme and bizarre story that Unique Town was.
9 Maria Bakalova
Maria BakalovaHer career is gaining momentum with each new movie she takes part in. In this movie, she will voice the dog Cosmo (as she actually did in Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special), which is one of her biggest roles yet after everyone spotted him in it Borat’s next movie: delivering a massive bribe to the American regime for the benefit that was the great nation of Kazakhstan (also known as Borat 2).
In the play, she plays Borat’s daughter to show that she’s good at improvising and makes everyone around her show their true colors as Sacha Baron Cohen (which is no easy feat, as Baron Cohen did decades ago). After her role as Borat’s daughter, she started getting more opportunities to show her talents in movies like bodies bodies bodies, The last entry from Guardians Triple.
8 Will Poulter
Will Poulter He is one of the new faces in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Because he will play Adam Warlock. Poulter’s career playing a MCU character has been unparalleled, as he has delivered stellar performances before, in both comedy and drama. Most people first met him as an awkward virgin We are the millersbut since then, he’s had an eclectic career playing sordid villains (Detroit), teen punks (maze runner Imtiaz), genuinely morally gray characters (yield), and a co-player in the interactive experience in dark mirrorfinal season.
7 Boom Klementieff
Boom KlementieffThe praying mantis was one of the best things Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, along with her childish wonderment and great chemistry with the team, especially Drax (Dave Bautista). The actress started her career in France with films like Not pure affairs or Nuit Blanche Prior to her role in Spike Lee’s remake of the Korean masterpiece, big boy, Where she played Haeng-bok, bad guy Adrian’s (Sharlto Copley) bodyguard. Subsequently, her role as Mantis made her known all over the world.
On the difference between working in France and Hollywood films, Klementieff told Numero: “The films I worked on in France had smaller budgets, and the crew has fewer people. Every adventure is different, and I like every adventure for different reasons. So I wouldn’t say one is better than the other.” the other.”
6 Bradley Cooper
Bradley CooperHis role in the MCU as voicing fan-favorite sarcastic character Rocket Raccoon has had some amazing moments. When he’s not doing so, he’s acting and directing prestigious films that are nominated for Academy Awards. It wasn’t always easy, as Cooper took his time to become an A-lister, appearing in supporting roles on TV series such as Nick nameor jack and bobby, And being the worst person ever in movies like wedding crashers. Everything changed with Remnantswhere he proved that he could be a major actor in box office success.
About his films period before RemnantsCooper told GQ, “I was shooting these movies, and I had to meet Sandra Bullock and meet these people and work with them. And I’m sober, and I’m like, ‘Oh, I’m actually me.’ I don’t have to wear that air to be someone else, and that person still wants to work with me? I was reinventing myself in this workplace, and that was amazing.”
5 Vin Diesel
Even before expressing Groot, Vin Diesel He was already well known in Hollywood and had his own franchise, with The Fast and the Furious being. He’s been an action hero since he started racing cars as Dom Toretto, but he’s also had other action roles. Riddick And xXx. before fast franchise, he’s still been a supporting character in incredible films like Steven Spielberg’s Save Private Ryan guys, And in his first voice acting roleIron giant.
4 Karen Gillan
Even before seeing guardians of the galaxy vol 3, It seems Karen GillanNebula’s will have one of the biggest and best character arcs in the entire series. I started out as a bad guy, and through some bad experiences in movies, like blip, I became someone who had friends who could be trusted and who knew their worth. Scots Gillan has done some great movies, but where most people first saw her was as Doctor Who’s sidekick, Amy Pond, on the popular BBC programme. doctor whowhere I worked with Dragon houseMatt Smith as The Doctor
3 Dave Bautista
15 years ago Dave Bautista Perhaps more recognized in the WWE ring than on the movie set, he was also known to that world as Batista, one of the bad guys. He began looking for acting work in 2010, appearing in small roles as a stern enforcer in the Chuck (a great comedy about a nerdy guy who starts working for the CIA because all the agency’s knowledge is in his head), Riddick (along with fellow Guardians, Vin Diesel), and RZA’s The man with the iron fist. Guardians of the Galaxy It was Hollywood’s big break, showing that he can be as funny as he is imposing.
Since the first movie, he’s been getting better and better acting opportunities, and now he’s the lead in M. Night Shyamalan (Ring in the cabin), and praised his performance in glass onion.
2 Zoe Saldana
Zoe SaldanaGamora is the best fighter among the Guardians and has a conflicted relationship with his adoptive father Thanos (Josh Brolin). Before becoming the green-skinned warrior, Saldaña was a ballet dancer Theater Centera blue-skinned Na’vi fighter, A.J Star Trek Crew member, pirate V.I Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlAnd nina simone, And fight in it Columbiana. It seems that when Hollywood is looking for a charismatic character, who can handle a fight, and is the coolest thing to do, Saldaña is always her first call, making all of these roles the perfect preparation for her to land the role of Gamora.
1 Chris Pratt
Chris PrattThe role of Star-Lord is what made him a star (no pun intended), but it wasn’t his first role at all. Before becoming the leader of this group of quirky characters, he was known as the Teen Heartthrob of the TV series everwoodShowing his comedic side O.C After that, he disappeared for a bit, until he was cast Amusement parks and resorts As goofball Andy Dwyer.
His physique there was the least superhero possible, but it showed just how much he can improve and be funny in a sitcom, qualities that Star-Lord also possesses. Once he became major material in the MCU, his career changed, and he’s done a few fun action films since then.