We have seen the character of Gamora in the MCU movies, which is played by Zoe Saldana, and she had correctly performed the part. Recently, Mamma Mia and Big Love star Amanda Seyfried confirmed that before Saldana, the role of Gamora was offered to her, but she refused to do it. Here’s what you should know about it:
Who Is Gamora?
Gamora is one of the famous characters of Marvel comics, and she debuted in Strange Tales #180. The supervillain Thanos adopted her, and she has powers like superhuman strength and agility. After appearing in comic books, she debuted in the MCU movies with 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy.
Amanda Seyfried Refused To Play Gamora
The star Amanda Seyfried recently revealed that she was also offered the role of Gamora in the movie Guardians of the Galaxy. But she decided to reject the offer due to which Zoe Saldana get the part. She made the revelation during an interview with MTV as she was promoting her movie, The Art of Racing in the Rain.
She admitted that she rejected the superhero part in a Marvel movie, but she didn’t confirm the role. As she described everything, we understood that she was talking regarding Gamora. She revealed the reason for rejecting the part that is ‘I didn’t want to be green for six months out of every year.’
Zoe Saldana As Gamora
The actor was so lucky that she featured in the two highest-grossing films of all time that is Avatar and Avengers Endgame. After Amanda Seyfried rejected the role of Gamora, finally, the role landed to Saldana. The first time, she played a part in Guardians of the Galaxy movie. After that, she played the part in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.
Saldana will reprise her role again in the upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. This time Gamora will be different as she came from the past, and it will be very exciting as we will see how she will reunite with Guardians again. The shooting is expected to happen next year for the film.