Tag: guardians of the galaxy
With less than a week to the premiere of the live action flick which is to herald a new phase in Marvel’s transition of comics to other media, earlier today at SDCC Marvel announced that Guardians of the Galaxy will get an animated series as well, to air on Disney XD at a time/date to be determined later. They did show a 1 minute teaser featuring Skylord and Rocket. Marvel unfortunately didn’t give any further details, but no one seemed to mind…
In theaters August 1st.
Vin Diesel appears to be dropping hints that he will play the tree-like alien Groot in the upcoming Marvel Studios film Guardians of the Galaxy. Diesel apparently put up an upcoming picture of the character on his Facebook page before later taking it down, but the Riddick star previously had said he had been in talks about the movie as well.
Groot first appeared as a villain in Tales To Astonish in 1960 seeking to capture humans to study. He made appearances in The Incredible Hulk in 1976 and The Amazing Spider-Man in 1997, before joining S.H.I.E.L.D. and appearing in the Annihilation: Conquest crossover event. Groot can control trees, and absorb wood to strengthen himself. However, he has limited vocal abilities, apparently only able to say “I am Groot,” but it is said he can communicate a lot if you can understand him.