Amanda Seyfried turned down Guardians of the Galaxy because she didn’t think anyone would want to see it


Throughout an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Mamma Mia star Amanda Seyfried has been speaking about her determination to move on the function of Gamora in Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy, with the actress stating she feared the film may “bomb” as she didn’t suppose anybody would need to see it.

“I didn’t need to be a part of the primary Marvel film that bombed,” mentioned Seyfried. “I mentioned, ‘Who desires to see a film a few speaking tree and a racoon?’ Which is clearly – I used to be very incorrect. The script was nice, it was all based mostly on not desirous to be ‘that man’. As a result of in case you’re the star of a large film like that, and it bombs, Hollywood doesn’t forgive you. I’ve seen that occur to folks and it was a large, large concern. I assumed, is it value it?”

In fact, the function of Gamora in the end went to Zoe Saldana, whereas the film a few speaking tree and racoon proved to be a smash hit with audiences and critics alike, scoring $773 million worldwide. Saldana subsequently returned for the sequel, to not point out key roles in Avengers: Infinity Conflict and Avengers: Endgame, and will likely be reuniting with director James Gunn subsequent yr to shoot Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Whereas Seyfried is presumably nonetheless kicking herself now over the missed Marvel alternative, the actress is presently scoring career-best opinions and loads of Oscar buzz for her function in David Fincher’s newest movie Mank.


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