Doctor Who star joins cast of Guardians of the Galaxy
Karen Gillian, known for her portrayal of Amy Pond in Doctor Who, has joined the cast of the Marvel Studios production of Guardians of the Galaxy.
Gillian will play the lead female villain in the film which also features Lee Pace and Michael Rooker in antagonist rules.
In addition to Gillian, Glenn Close will be cast as the leader of the Nova Corps. Also in the cast are Chris Pratt, who will be a half alien, half human Star Lord. Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista are playing green skinned alien assassin and a superhuman named Drax the Destroyer.
The movie is to be begin shooting in late June in London. It is part of Marvel's Phase Two and the only movie not a sequel to already established characters.