He's one grumpy Guardian!
Dave Bautista is about to star in his third "Guardians of the Galaxy" installment, but he's not exactly loving the process of becoming Drax, call it a "nightmare."
"Good morning, everyone. It is Day One on 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,'" he said on his Instagram Story on Nov. 8. "This will be my sixth appearance as Drax. My sixth Marvel film and at this point, 20-something films under my belt."
He then took the gloves off.
"I'm still trying to find out why the f*** do films start so early?" he wondered, adding, "It's still dark outside!"
While it does appear that Dave is somewhat joking, he has been less than thrilled in the past when discussing the Dave-to-Drax transformation.
"Well, I'm looking forward to being back with my friends. I like the camaraderie. I'm in a weird place with Drax because I've played Drax so many times, I'm on cruise control. I love the character, but getting in the makeup, it's just a nightmare," he said earlier this year. "I couldn't explain how awful it is. I hate to sound like one of those high-maintenance actors, but it's just traumatizing."
He added, "Once I'm in it and I'm on set with my friends and making this character come to life and interacting with these characters that I love so much as a fan, it's all fun and joy. Throughout the years, maybe because I've gotten older and more sensitive to it, (the makeup) has become more unbearable, but the one thing I'm just looking forward to is closing out this journey of Drax."