Dave Bautista says goodbye to the role of Drax of the Guardians

ACTOR Dave Bautista’s time as Marvel’s Drax the Destroyer has officially come to an end. After the conclusion of last week Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3the actor confirmed his exit from the franchise.

Bautista paid tribute to his character Drax and his journey into the Marvel Cinematic Universe on his Instagram account.

“I haven’t found the words yet,” wrote the Marvel star. “It ended so suddenly and I was on my next movie before I could process it all. End of a journey that changed my life. #Guardiansofthegalaxy # vol3 #GoodbyeDrax #DreamChaser #DreamMachine.”

To date, the half-Filipino star has played the iconic character in all three Guardian of the Galaxy film and the third and fourth installation of the Avengers franchises, all of which were huge box office hits.

“It’s been a hell of a journey with this cast and Guardians and the entire Marvel universe. I feel like it really launched my career. And I’m finishing that part of my journey, so it’s a bittersweet thing, ”Bautista told People.com last year.

Although he has separated himself from the MCU universe, Bautista has insisted that it is not the end for Drax yet. In fact, he confirmed that he only left the franchise because of his age.

“Drax isn’t going anywhere,” Bautista said on Twitter.

“He just won’t be played by this guy! When [Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3] Turns out I’ll be 54 for God’s sake! Make her scream in fear. I expect everything will start to give up at any moment. “

In addition to GuardiansBautista has also received attention for his roles in other major productions including the James Bond film spectrum, my spy, The army of the dead and the Oscar-winning film Dune.