Dave Bautista, who has been playing the role of Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, previously announced that he’ll be retiring from the role after completion of James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.
Dave Bautista began playing Drax in 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
Besides citing this reason, Dave Bautista also expressed his surprise over fans’ response upon hearing news of him stepping down from Guardians of the Galaxy after Vol. 3.
Dave Bautista would be missed by fans after his departure from the role.