Guardians of the Galaxy 2: James Gunn Hints At Baby Groot Voice

Guardians of the Galaxy - Drax and Baby Groot

The highly anticipated sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was a major part of Marvel Studios' Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, and the star of the show was Baby Groot. Since Vol. 2 takes place only a couple of months following the events of the original, the sentient tree has not yet grown back to his full size. Instead, he resembles a toddler and can fit on Rocket Raccoon's shoulder. This element should lead to some amusing comedy, and the footage shown in Hall H suggested Groot would be the source of many laughs.

As adorable as Baby Groot is, the character presents James Gunn with something of a conundrum. Groot is voiced by actor Vin Diesel, who is known for having a very deep voice. While that works for Adult Groot, it probably wouldn't be the right fit for the smaller version. It's a topic Gunn has been asked about on several occasions, and now he's taken to social media to address the issue.

On his Twitter account, Gunn responded to a fan hoping that Diesel's usual voice is used for Baby Groot's lines in Vol. 2:

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