Date: 4th June 2013

Karen Gillan cast in Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy film.

Former Doctor Who actress Karen Gillan has landed a role in Marvel's upcoming superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy.

The 25-year-old will play the lead female villain in the film, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Benicio Del Toro is also said to have joined a starry ensemble that already includes Glenn Close and Zoe Saldana.

Gillan played plucky Amy Pond opposite Matt Smith's Doctor. Her latest film, Not Another Happy Ending, closes the Edinburgh Film Festival this month. Read full news story

Source: Press Release