Who plays Drax The Destroyer in Guardians of the Galaxy?

Who plays the character Drax The Destroyer in the 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy movie?

In the GOTG 2014 action film, Drax The Destroyer will be played by mixed martial artist and WWE wrestler Dave Batista.

Guardians of the Galaxy will be a 3D live-action movie based on the Marvel comic books and currently has release date set for August 1, 2014.

Full name David Michael Bautista Jr, the Washington D.C. native stands an imposing 6 ft 6 in tall.

In 2012 at the weigh in for his first MMA fight, ‘The Animal’ tipped the scales at 265.5 lbs after cutting weight. During his pro wrestling days though, Batista was generally announced as weighing 290 lbs.