The Walking Dead Turned Dave Bautista Down for a Zombie Role –

The Walking Dead Turned Dave Bautista Down for a Zombie Role

Well, AMCsThe Walking Deadmissed a big chance to enrollGuardians of the Galaxystar Dave Bautista. Apparently, the former WWE champion is a big fan of zombies and would have loved to play one in the long-termfan-favorite show. Unfortunately for him, and his fans, Bautistas dream never came true asThe Walking Deadproducers rejected him for being too big for the part.

Im a zombie fan, he said while talking with Empire. I tried to get on Walking Dead for years. I said I would come and play a zombie for free, but they said, Youre too big!

But in the business world one should never say never. While Bautista wont make his dream come true anytime soon, his upcoming movie will involve zombies. The former WWE star will portrayScott Ward, a man leading a band of thieves into the citys borders amidst a zombie apocalypse, in Zack SnydersArmy of the Dead. Since the actor said that he would be more selective for his next roles in the past, he agreed to work on this one after discovering that there is more than meets the eye at first.

For me, there had to be something special about a zombie film for me to sign up, he added. What sets us apart is the heist. But theres a whole bunch of different layers to this film.

Netflix has yet to announce an official release date forArmy of the Dead. However, the film should debut somewhere in 2021 on the streaming service.

How do you think Bautista would have fared on The Walking Dead? Let us know your guess in the comments section below.

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