Mantis To Play Key Role In “Guardians” Sequel

Following word that other day that “Oldboy” remake star Pom Klementieff will be playing Mantis in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” sequel comes word, via Deadline today, that the half-Korean French actress is taking on the role of Mantis in the Marvel Studios film.

In the comics, Mantis was a girl raised by Kree priests who believed one day she would give birth to a ‘Celestial Messiah’. When she was eighteen she was encouraged to experience a regular human existence, her memory was wiped and she was sent to Earth and even joined the Avengers.

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is scheduled for a May 5th 2017 release.