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Zoë Saldana Showcases How Difficult Her Guardians of the Galaxy Makeup Is to Remove: 'Bye Gamora'

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Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana

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It's not easy bein' green — just ask Zoë Saldana!

On Wednesday, the 43-year-old actress shared a series of behind-the-scenes photographs and videos from her time on the set of the forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy movie, the third film in the hugely popular franchise.

In one post, Saldana posed in full green makeup as her character Gamora while sporting a gray robe around her body. "Gamora felt cute! #nofilter 🤣😂," Saldana captioned the shot.

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In another video, the actress is seen drinking what appears to be some kind of smoothie as she rocks the same green-colored skin of her Marvel character.

"3:30am call time for work 🐲🦜🦚🌿🦖🐊🐢," she captioned that clip.

In a final post, Saldana shared a video of herself removing the green paint from her skin beside another video of a rodent washing itself.

"Bye #gamora," Saldana wrote alongside the short clip, which was set to the tune of an upbeat song. "See you next week."

RELATED: Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana Reunite on First Day of Filming for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Back in November, Saldana and her Guardians costar Chris Pratt were photographed back on set for the first day of filming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

"It's been a strange & long & at times challenging journey to get here, but the obstacles along the way have only made this moment more blissful. Back on set with my Guardians family for the first day of shooting #gotgvol3," director James Gunn tweeted at the time with a photo featuring the cast members on set.

Pratt, 42, plays Peter Quill Star-Lord in the Marvel film series. Other cast members include Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Bradley Cooper, Pom Klementieff and Vin Diesel.

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In a recent interview with SFX Magazine, Gunn, 55, said superhero movies had become "mostly boring" to him. He made the comment while speaking about how he plans to make his superhero films stand out.

"They're mostly boring to me right now!" Gunn said, via gamesradar. "I loved them at the beginning and there are still people trying to do different things [with them], so it's not a 100% rule, but a lot of them are boring. So I think it's about bringing in other elements from different genres."

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