Did You Know Amanda Seyfried Had Rejected The Role of Gamora in “Guardians of the Galaxy”?

  • Amanda Seyfried had rejected playing Gamora in “Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • The actress said she didn’t think anybody needed to see a movie “about a talking tree and a raccoon.” —The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast.
  • Seyfried also said, “Hollywood does not forgive you.” no matter if you are a star.
  • “In 2014, “Guardians of the Galaxy” had $775 million worldwide box office collection. Volume 3 of GotG is being filmed currently.

In the superhit “Guardians of the Galaxy” in 2014, Amanda Seyfried said she turned down a lead role because at the time, she wasn’t sure it would be a success and she knew in Hollywood that an actor could make or break.

Seyfried said on Friday’s The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast: “I didn’t want to be part of the first Marvel movie that bombed,” “I said Who wants to see a movie about a talking tree and a raccoon?’ Which is clearly – I was very wrong.

“The script was great, it was all based in not wanting to be that guy,'”The script was great, it was all based on not wanting to be that guy.’ “Because if you are the star of a giant movie like that and it bombs, Hollywood does not forgive you. I’ve seen that happen to people and it was a giant, giant fear and I thought, is it worth it?”

Guardians,”Guardians” One of Marvel‘s most mysterious comic books was adapted from a film about a ragtag group of heroes.

Fanmade cover of GotG Vol3

The movie with the lovable tree and raccoon couple, however, went on to gross over $775 million globally and became 2014’s third highest-grossing film. With a third movie in the works, the film has spawned a promising sequel and Baby Groot is perhaps one of Marvel’s most famous characters now.

She was also wary of the thought of being in green makeup for six months, referring to Gamora’s skin color, Seyfried said. The actress said that she heard people spend more time in a trailer than on set. Seyfried said the same to MTV earlier.

“Guardians of the Galaxy” special designer of make-up effects, David White, told Insider in 2014 that it took two to three hours per day to turn Saldana into the assassin.

There is a third “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie with director James Gunn in the works. Gunn completed the script earlier, but is currently working on another superhero movie, “The Suicide Squad,” over at Warner Bros.

—Times Read

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