Guardians Of The Galaxy Star Pom Klementieff Joins DC Universe

Pom Klementieff, Who Played Mantis In Guardians Of The Galaxy, Confirmed That She’s Joining The Dc Universe Under James Gunn’s Direction

By Amitabh Mukherji
April 28,2023

At the premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Pom Klementieff confirmed that she will be joining the DC Universe (DCU). Klementieff, who played Mantis in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, admitted that she has had conversations with director James Gunn about her future in the DCU, although nothing has been confirmed yet.

James Gunn’s DC Universe Reboot

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Gunn was chosen to co-pilot a DCU reboot, and since then, fans have been speculating about which MCU stars will join him. As Vol. 3 is the last installment of the Guardians trilogy, it has intensified the interest and curiosity of the audience.

Klementieff’s DC Character

Pom Klementieff
Pom Klementieff

When asked about the specific DC character she would like to play, Klementieff responded that there is a particular role she has in mind but couldn’t reveal more details. Despite further questioning, she remained tight-lipped, but she did confirm that discussions were ongoing and that she is a fan of the character.

Guardians Of The Galaxy’s Close Bond

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Given the close bond that Gunn shares with his Guardians of the Galaxy cast, this news didn’t come as a total surprise. However, it is significant that the actress confirmed the news at the premiere of Gunn’s final Marvel Studios film. It remains unclear whether Vol. 3 is Klementieff’s last MCU film, and whether Mantis will survive this installment.

Opportunities Within The DCU Reboot Slate


The DCU reboot slate offers several opportunities for Klementieff to appear, such as Peacemaker Season 2, Paradise Lost, The Brave and the Bold, Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow, and more. With Klementieff’s confirmation of her DC future, it remains to be seen which character she will play and whether the studio will confirm the news.