David Michael Bautista Jr. (born January 18, 1969) is an American actor. Before redirecting the acting path, he used to be a professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder. Dave Bautista began his wrestling career in 1999 and got enormous achievements. Then, he gained a reputation under the ring name Bautista. Started acting in 2006, Bautista starred in the series of superhero films of Marvel Studios as the role of Drax of the Destroyer from 2014 to 2019. Now let’s see what new movies are waiting for him in this near future.
Release date: 20 November 2020
This science fiction film will be directed by Denis Villeneuve, and screenplay by Eric Roth, Jon Spaihts and Villeneuve. Reportedly, the movie will star an ensemble cast such as Zendaya, Dave Bautista, Timothee Chalamet, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, and Charlotte Rampling. The plot will focus on a remote desert planet “Arrakis”. It is in the power of Paul Atreides’s family (Timothee Chalamet). This planet is brimful with raw materials which makes it the apple of the eye for other powerful groups. Then Paul’s family is dethroned and out of power on their planet. Dave Bautista will play the role of Glossu ‘Beast’ Rabban. He takes responsibility for the safety of the most vital element in the Galaxy from other greedy forces.
2.Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Release date: 29 July 2022
Following the former successful installments, Guardians of the Galaxy vol.3 is the third chapter of this series. They will begin filming this summer. Plus, the director James Gunn returned to helm this project. Despite not revealing the official cast list, people believed that Dave Bautista will reprise his as role as Drax the Destroyer alongside Chris Pratt’s returning as Peter Quill a.k.a Star-Lord and Zoe Saldana as Gamora. Hopefully, this combination will bring a new fantastic blockbuster for Marvel’s fan.
3.The Killer’s Game
Release date: No date announced
This long-gestating movie project is relied on the novel by Jay Bonansinga and under the production hand of director D.J. Caruso. Dave Bautista will play the lead role as a hitman. He is a jaded killer. He lives without any goals until recognizing his lover’s pregnancy. However, he and his wife together have to race across Europe, trying to outrun his would-be killers. However, there is not any official announcement for the release date. Hopefully, this action thriller will bring to audiences impressive chasing footage.
4.Army of the Dead
Release date: No date announced
The next action-adventure flick starring Bautista is Army of the Dead. The director Zack Snyder, screenwriters Zack Snyder, Joby Harold and Shay Hatten will participate in this project. This is also the director’s big comeback with the theme “zombie”. The plot will follow the zombie outbreak in Las Vegas. Here, a group of mercenaries carries out their final mission in the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest robbery ever attempted. This film has no official release date but reportedly in time for Halloween. There is something fun to say that zombie movie for Halloween is tasty, right?