Crazy Rich Asians and Superstore actor Nico Santos is heading into the Marvel Cinematic Universe as he joins the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3. As in usual Marvel-style, the cast, plot, and visuals have been kept on lockdown since they began filming this installment of Guardians in November of 2021. As the movie wrapped last month, we are slowly getting to see who is added to the cast. Nico shared his excitement in a post on Instagram as Deadline reported the news.
Nico joins cast members Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Sylvester Stallone, Karen Gillan, Elizabeth Debicki, Will Poulter, Chuk Iwuji, Maria Bakalova, and Daniela Melchior in Vol. 3. The movie is set to release on May 5th, 2023, and is set to be the last of filmmaker James Gunn’s series of the Guardians films.
Cover Photo Courtesy of Nico Santos Instagram
Guardians of the Galaxay actor, Dave Bautista continues to grow his Hollywood filmography with his newest project. It was recently announced that the Filipino-Greek actor is set to star in M. Night Shyamalan‘s (Old) next project, Knock at the Cabin.
The D.C. native and former professional wrestler, Bautista has been starring or co-starring recently in some of the biggest films like Dune, Army of the Dead, and Knives Out 2. He also can add producer to his name as he’ll be producing and acting in an action film with a Lethal Weapon-esque vibe.
According to Deadline, Knock at the Cabin will be written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan while Ashwin Rajan is set to produce the film. For this Oscar-nominated director who like to incorporates surprise endings in his work, usually has a couple big-name actors attached. Now, Bautista is ready to be the anchor for this next film. We’ll have to wait for more information on the film and when production production begins.
Cover Photo Credit: Dave Bautista Twitter