The Guardians of the Galaxy will have their hands full with Ayesha in Vol. 2, and actress Elizabeth Debicki is in charge of bringing her to life onscreen. Her race embraces the idea of perfection, and to her, Ayesha has achieved it.
Debicki recently spoke to NZHerald, saying "She's the ruler of the Sovereign people and lords it with an iron fist. They are a really interesting race who have quite extreme views. They're genetically modified to be perfect. I can't really tell you too much, but they're bred to be the perfect version of their race. So Ayesha, as the Sovereign priestess is the most perfect of all," she chuckles softly at the thought of this. "Well, at least she believes she is."
Debicki also described what drew her to the character, saying "One of the things that really appealed to me is that within the context of the film she is quite a villainess. There's a lot of fun to be had
While she enjoys the character, she hopes she's not completely like her. "I hope I'm not terribly like Ayesha. She's not a lot of fun. There's not a huge amount of me in that part but perhaps there is ... "
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is written and directed by James Gunn (Slither). The film marks the return of the original Guardians, including Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord; Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora; Dave Bautista (Spectre) as Drax; Vin Diesel (Furious 7) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (Jumper) as Yondu; Karen Gillan (The Big Short) as Nebula; and Sean Gunn (Gilmore Girls) as Kraglin. New cast members include Pom Klementieff (Oldboy), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby, Everest), Chris Sullivan (The Knick, The Drop) and Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight, The Thing).
Next up for Marvel is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on May 5, 2017. Spider-Man: Homecoming lands on July 7, 2017, followed by Thor: Ragnarok on November 3, 2017. After that Black Panther debuts on February 16, 2018, while Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters on May 4, 2018. Ant-Man and the Wasp
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