Vin Diesel Teases A Groot Spinoff Movie

Posted 2017/04/28 0 0

Even though both Groots only say three words ("I am Groot"), Diesel is seeing spinoff possibilitie.


Groot stole 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy as the sidekick of Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper) before dying heroically and being reborn as diminutive Baby Groot. However, writer and director James Gunn chose for the character to be reborn as Baby Groot in the second output. And according to Diesel, you haven’t seen nothing yet of Groot. In fact, the giant, hulking Groot we met in the first Guardians of the Galaxy isn’t even the final form of Groot. But we may see a “full-fledged” Groot soon. In future appearances of Groot, the Guardians are set to next appear in Avengers: Infinity War and then for the final iteration of their team in Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Diesel told USA Today that Groot will grow to be even bigger than his looming form in Guardians of the Galaxy.

“The first Groot we saw was a freshman in college. This [Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2] Groot is in nursery school. Wait ’til we see the full-fledged working-man Groot. Wait ’til we see GROOT!“

Diesel has made it no secret that he wants to see Groot square off with Mark Ruffalo's Incredible Hulk; so much that he'd apparently prefer a spinoff featuring those two characters as opposed to a spinoff with Rocket Raccoon!

"James Gunn has always wanted a Rocket and Groot movie," Diesel says. "And I know that Disney is very much into being successful. And the most successful poster in Disney’s future is the poster that has 'Groot vs. Hulk.' ... (The world) cannot wait to see it."

Speaking of the idea on the red carpet of the World Premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 this week, director James Gunn reportedly didn’t dismiss the idea completely, but did “chuckle.” He said to USA Today: “Vin has a lot of ideas. I don’t know where he comes up with these things! I love Vin.”

Recently, Marvel did announce that Groot would be getting his own comic book series, so could Disney follow suit with a spin off movie in the future?