“I hope they don’t mess it up”: Dave Bautista Joins With DCU Star Jason Momoa After Retiring From Marvel Movies, Fans Are Expecting a Box Office Explosion

Dave Bautista Joins With DCU Star Jason Momoa After Retiring From Marvel Movies, Fans Are Expecting a Box Office Explosion
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From headlining the weekly episodes of WWE Smackdown to switching careers as an actor to work with a plethora of renowned filmmakers, Dave Bautista’s acting career is worth admiration. Driven by nothing but passion and dedication for his work, his work ethic and professionalism have made him one of the biggest names in the sports industry as well as the movie industry. He is renowned for his role as Drax the Destroyer in the popular film series Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Dave Bautista
Dave Bautista

However, the Room 104 actor has decided to part ways with his iconic role, as he is more inclined to improve his acting range. And it looks like Dave Bautista has found a new role alongside Jason Momoa in an action, The Wrecking Crew. The film is set to be directed by Ángel Manuel Soto, the director of Blue Beetle.

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Dave Bautista And Jason Momoa Starrer Sets High Expectations Among Fans

The Wrecking Crew has been written by Jonathan Topper, and its deal was done and sealed way before the WGA strike. Although the details of the plot are kept under wraps, it has been disclosed that the film is set to be directed by Ángel Manuel Soto. The director has a unique storytelling style and highlights unique characters, it can be seen in his other projects as well as his most recent project for DCEU’s Blue Beetle was praised by the fans.

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Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer
Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer

But what got the movie enthusiasts jumping with excitement is the stars who are being eyed to headline the action film. Prior to the SAG-AFTRA strike, Dave Bautista and Jason Momoa were in talks to star in the film, but the deal came to a pause for an unspecified duration, and later it was learned that the duo set up the film in 2021. The project is undertaken by MGM Studios after they won a bidding war, and fans of Dave Bautista can not wait to see this buddy action film.

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Another fan shares that they are excited to see Bautista and Momoa, two muscular guys working in the film.

Another fan tweets that if these two actors are working together, then would definitely watch the film.

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Another fan tweets that these actors would create a smash hit film that will break multiple box office records.

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Another fan worries that the stars are finalized for the film because it would be great to see two big names together.

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Another fan shares their excitement, stating how Drax the Destroyer and Aquaman working together would be a great watch.

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While the My Spy actor is a renowned actor in Hollywood, and he has worked with a plethora of filmmakers, adding some blockbuster movies to his name. However, before switching careers from wrestling to acting, his career almost went south had Triple H not helped him.

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Triple H Influenced Dave Bautista’s Career

Before becoming an A-list celebrity in Hollywood, Bautista was a wrestler in WWE. However, the company underwent some massive changes before he decided to switch careers from a wrestler to an actor. The changes included a plethora of things, and it included the promotion of Triple H from being the COO to CCO of WWE. During an interview, Dave Bautista praised his friend and how his wits helped him in shaping his career.

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Dave Bautista during his WWE days
Dave Bautista during his WWE days

“I think this is the best thing for the company. It really is. It’s a personal thing with me because I know Triple H. I know how well he knows this business. I know how much he loves this business. As far as this business goes, he’s the smartest guy I’ve ever met in my life. He made me who I was. He was responsible for my career. I’ve never been ashamed to say that.”

Not only during this interview, the actor praised his friend, but also fans would see Bautista praising the CCO in his Instagram posts frequently calling him “mentor,” forever acknowledging the impact Triple H has made in his life and career.

The result date of The Wrecking Crew has been kept under wraps.

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Source: The Wrap

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Written by Tushar Auddy

Tushar Auddy, Junior Content Writer. He has been in the entertainment industry for 3 years and is always on the lookout for a captivating story. He is a student of Linguistics and currently pursuing his Master's degree in the same field. He has a passion for literature that runs deep and loves nothing more than getting lost in a novel for hours on end. When he isn't reading, you'll find him capturing the beauty of language.