Marvel, Vin Diesel, and director James Gunn have confirmed Diesel will be voicing Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy. Diesel joins the cast which is led by Chris Pratt as Star-Lord and features Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax, Benicio del Toro as The Collector, Lee Pace as Ronan The Accuser, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Djimon Hounsou as Korath The Pursuer, Karen Gillan as Nebula, and Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon.
The live-action Guardians of the Galaxy enters theaters on August 1, 2014.
Diesel posted the above photo to his Facebook page while director Gunn posted this on Facebook:
“Yep it is completely official. AND he’s amazing. I never knew someone could say I AM GROOT so many different ways and with such feeling (and that sounds like I’m kidding but I’m not!)”
-Posted by Rebecca Murray
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