Mantis Guardians

Concept artist Jerad S. Marantz has unveiled an early iteration of Mantis’ look for James Gunn’s Marvel Studios sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Of course, Pom Klementieff was cast as this Marvel Comics character, and she ended up bringing her own comedic charm to the part and making a major impression in the process. For many, Mantis was one of the best things about the film.

Speaking to Screen Rant about her Guardians of the Galaxy debut, Klementieff explained that various parts of Mantis’ appearance are enhanced by CGI. On set, she has smaller antennae and manifold dots all over her face. In post-production, Klementieff’s performance is married with CGI wizardry to bring the ...

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