Behind-the-Scenes Photo: Karen Gillan Filming ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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Karen Gillan shaved her signature red locks for the role of Nebula. (Instagram)

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn took to his Instagram account, posting a new picture of Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) as Nebula. Gunn described the Scottish actress as, “Our interplanetary Clint Eastwood.”

We’re confident in our Amy Pond living up to the compliment.

People are really liking Gillan in her new role writing comments under Gunn’s Instagram photo saying things like “A true actress will do whatever they must for a role they are dedicated to,” referring to Gillan shaving her head prior to filming.

You can check out fans’ reactions at Gunn’s Instagram below:

If you missed the trailer when it first came out, or just want to watch it again, you can check it out below:

Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters on August 1, 2014.

Are you psyched to see Karen Gillan up on the big screen?

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