Guardians of the Galaxy Looks to Add Zoe Saldana as Gamora

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Marvel Phase 2 is about to kick into full swing, with Iron Man 3 hitting theaters May 1. But while most of Phase 2 will consist of sequels, the one new property being introduced is Guardian of the Galaxy.

Today, Disney announced it is in talks with Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) to play Gamora in the new film.

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Gamora is the adopted daughter of the villain Thanos, and is a member of the titular super-team. Her powers include super strength and accelerated healing.

Saldana would join Chris Pratt (The Five-Year Engagement) as Star-Lord and Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer. Guardians of the Galaxy will premiere August 1, 2014.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Quotes

Gamora: I'm a warrior, an assassin. I don't dance.
Peter Quill: Really? Well, on my planet, we have a legend about people like you. It's called Footloose. And in it, a great hero, named Kevin Bacon, teaches an entire city full of people with sticks up their butts that, dancing, well, is the greatest thing there is.
Gamora: ...Who put the sticks up their butts?

Peter Quill: [about Gamora] She betrayed Ronan, he's coming for her. That's when you...
Drax the Destroyer: ...Why would I want to put my finger on his throat?

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