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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Director: Baby Groot Is Not Real Groot

Still of Baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2/ Marvel Studios

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Director: Baby Groot Is Not Real Groot

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 director James Gunn has finally revealed the true identity of baby Groot who appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. A lot of fans believed that Groot who sacrificed his life while saving Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax and Rocket as their spaceship plummeted to the ground in the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, got a regrown body in the film’s sequel. But, this is not the case.

Gunn revealed about baby Groot when a Twitter user asked him whether he would choose to save Groot, one of the characters from the Guardians franchise or a Porg, the lovable creature in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It was when some fans argued that he should choose the porg as baby Groot if killed, is capable of reincarnating again, Gunn revealed the identity of the tiny tree tot.

First Groot is dead,” the Guardians of the Galaxy director tweeted. “Baby Groot is his son.”

In another tweet, Gunn explained that baby Groot has a completely different personality than the original Groot.

The internet is like Groundhog Day every time I point out first Groot died. Baby Groot has a different personality, a different body, no memories of adult Groot & adult Groot’s sacrifice actually meant something. A new round of news stories & collective gasping again & again,” the tweet read.

Now that fans actually know everything about baby Groot, they would definitely be excited to see how the character’s story will progress in the next Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Groot Jr. is also expected to appear alongside the other Guardians in Avengers: Infinity War on May 4.

Notably, the pre-production work on the third and final film of James Gunn’s trilogy, titled Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, is underway at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia.  The film is scheduled to land in theatres in May 2020.

Source: James Gunn




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