30 Actors Who Almost Starred In Marvel Movies

3. Isaiah Mustafa - Drax the Destroyer

When WWE wrestler Dave Batista was cast as the oddly lovable warrior Drax the Destroyer in Guardians Of The Galaxy, many fans weren't sure what to think. However, he indeed proved that he had what it took and collectively blew us all away as the warrior who takes everything far too literally. It seems that Marvel flirted with idea of taking the character in another direction, almost casting Isaiah Mustafa. Yes, that Isaiah Mustafa. The former NFL practice squad wide-receiver who is best known for a series of Old Spice TV commercials. Well, at least the guy proved that he could be quite hilarious.
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