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Karen Gillian - BBC PhotoshootOn the heels of the news that Glenn Close has joined the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy, The Hollywood Reporter has broken the news that Doctor Who alum Karen Gillan has also been added to the cast, only this time as the main female villain. Not being that familiar with GotG, I can’t even begin to speculate who she is going to be playing, though I doubt it will be an original character seeing as she’s a lead villain.

Karen played a character in Doctor Who named Amy Pond, one of the Doctor’s companions (and his mother-in-law, long story). The Who fandom does overlap greatly with the Marvel CBM fandom so it will be different to see her as a villain, especially along side Lee Pace of Pushing Daisies fame. Both are not exactly anywhere near the top of the list when you think of people to play bad guys, but both are great actors so it will be very interesting to see what they do with this.

They are also going to share the villain spotlight with Michael Rooker of The Walking Dead fame… so to say this movie won’t at least be interesting is an understatement.

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