Borat 2 Actress Maria Bakalova Joins Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Marvel Studios’ The Guardians of The Galaxy Volume 3 is scheduled to premiere next year as a part of Phase 4. While The Guardians of The Galaxy is now loved by everyone, in 2014, not many were in support however, the movie was a hit, and sequels as well as appearances from the characters in other MCU films.

James Gunn's upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 updates
James Gunn’s upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

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Now, when the dates for the movie have been released, many surprising elements are coming our way. According to the report provided by Deadline, Maria Bakalova actress of Borat Subsequent Moviefilm has joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s been revealed that Bakalova will be playing a significant role in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3.

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Maria Bakalova Joining Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3.

Maria Bakalova
Maria Bakalova joins Guardians Of The Galaxy

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Maria Bakalova is an Oscar nominee who won a Critics’ Choice Award for playing the character of Tutar Sagdiyev in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020). The 24-year-old actress got recognition from the Borat sequel that paved the path for her. She has been a part of several major American productions including Judd Apatow’s The Bubble (2022) and the A24 slasher film Bodies Bodies Bodies and will now be seen in Vol 3 of The Guardians of The Galaxy.

A brief About Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.3

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 by Marvel Studios

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Director James has recently wrapped up shooting Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special. Though the plot of Vol. 3 and Holiday Special is yet to be revealed, the movie will return with Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Bautista as Drax, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket Raccoon, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, and Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot. Though, there is no news about Gamora after Avengers: Endgame, Zoë Saldaña is set to return at least for Volume 3. According to the director James Gunn, Volume 3 will provide both Nebula and Mantis with bigger roles, so we can presume that the filmmaker has also planned something for Gamora.

The production of the third volume was started in November 2021 and lasted till May 2022.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is set to be premiered in the United States on May 5, 2023, as part of Phase Four of the MCU.

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