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‘He’s making millions for nothing’: Vin Diesel Reportedly Returning For I Am Groot Series

Assembling a group of misfits, James Gunn made an impossible movie including a raccoon and tree work. Released in 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy starred Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, and Zoe Saldana.

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Guardians of the Galaxy’s third installment is expected to release next year.

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In Marvel’s phase 2, the film also utilized music throughout the film, especially 70s music, a trademark of James Gunn. The director will be departing from the MCU after finishing the third installment of Guardians of the Galaxy and a Marvel short series called ‘I Am Groot.’

Vin Diesel is Groot

While recording this voice, it is reported the Fast and Furious actor spoke in several different languages, including Russian, Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and French so that they could use his real voice in the film worldwide.

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Vin Diesel starred alongside Paul Walker in the first installment of the Fast and the Furious, starting off a box-office juggernaut

Considering the difficulty in making a character of a talking tree who speaks only three words ‘I am Groot’, it is quite impressive how well the character has been appreciated by the fans. In an interview with the Guardian, Vin Diesel commented on the same:

“It appealed to the thespian in me. You’re talking about a very challenging character to pull off. How could you really create a whole character with three words? To really bring the emotion and chart the arc.”

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More of Groot in MCU?

In one of James Gunn’s last forays into the MCU, the director has been developing a TV series of shorts on the character of Groot. The series will follow Vin Diesel’s voiced Groot in his adventures and introduce some new characters.

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Brie Larson is reported to star in the next installment of the Fast and the Furious alongside her MCU colleague Vin Diesel.

Many fans are baffled by the decision, as the actor will be getting paid millions just to say ‘I am Groot’. Despite the actor’s insistence that the role requires a lot more, fans find the decision hilarious and shocking.

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The TV series I Am Groot is set to release on August 10 of this year.

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Written by Nikhil Makwana

Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.