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Updated: Vin Diesel confirmed to be in talks to voice Groot.

August 12th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

It seems that Vin Diesel has changed his cover image on Facebook with an early picture of Groot. Does this mean he is voicing him in James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy?

UPDATE: Sources of Deadline now confirm that Vin Diesel is indeed negotiations to lend his gravelly voice to the character of  Groot.

It’s so far ahead it may not even exist. So, there’s nothing to announce. – See more at:
It’s so far ahead it may not even exist. So, there’s nothing to announce. – See more at:

Guardians of the Galaxy is being directed by James Gunn from his screenplay, with a story by Nicole Perlman and Gunn. The all-star cast includes Chris Pratt as Peter Quill aka Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Karen Gillan as Nebula, two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou as Korath, with Academy Award winner Benicio del Toro as The Collector, Academy Award nominee John C. Reilly as Rhomann Dey, and six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close as Nova Prime.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is set for August 1st, 2014.

It seems by the time of this article he’s changed it again. But you can view it below.

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