Dave Bautista: 'I Cried When I Got Guardians Role'
WWE star reveals his emotional reaction to movie casting news...
The wrestler, who works under the name Batista in the ring, is seen speaking about getting the role of Drax in a new DVD retrospective of his career called Batista: The Animal Unleashed.
He admitted that his agent had told him that his audition for the part in the new Marvel Studios ensemble movie was "a real long shot" and that he went through "months of auditions and callbacks".
He said: "When they called me and I got the role... I just screaming, like 'noooo'. I couldn't freakin' believe it, I just broke down in tears."
The movie is set for release in the UK on 31 July - and got a new "characters trailer" recently.