The short behind-the-scenes clip recording the voice of Bradley Cooper (as Rocket) and Vin Diesel (as Baby Groot) in “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” amused the audience.
With a height of 1m83 and a muscular body, American actor Vin Diesel is often “framed” in action movie hero roles. Referring to him, the public will immediately think of the image of the “cool” driver Domic Toretto with the overwhelming racing scenes in the Fast & Furious series , or the adventurous wanderer Xander Cage in the installments. action blockbuster XxX . However, few people know that Vin Diesel also has a very inspiring and extremely charismatic voice, so Marvel decided to “choose the golden voice” and let Diesel play the voice of the tree man Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy (Vietnamese title: Guardians of the Galaxy ) was released in 2014.
In the 90s, Vin Diesel started his career not from dramatic action titles, but dramatic films such as Awakenings (1990), Multi-Facial (1994), Stray (1997), .. But it wasn’t until 1998 that the actor, born in 1967, really became famous in the Hollywood “big playground”, when he participated in the Oscar-winning film Saving Private Ryan of the famous director. name Steven Spielberg.
To be fair, while Diesel’s “live-action” roles are somewhat stereotypical, the actor’s latent talent is revealed when he’s just standing behind the studio and voicing the character. In his acting career, Vin Diesel only has two voiceover roles, but both of the characters he plays have a very personal aura.
Before contributing the voice of the tree man Groot in the superhero blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy directed by James Gunn, Diesel made generations of Americans cry when he played The Iron Giant – the Iron Giant in the animated film. 1999 image of the same name. The character is an alien robot sent to Earth with the mission of human exploration. However, an accident caused him to completely lose his memory and become harmless. By befriending a human boy, he gradually understands what love is, what is altruism and sacrifice. Vin Diesel’s deep and emotional voice at that time perfectly represented the psychological transformation of a seemingly inanimate machine.
Movie lovers easily find similarities between the old The Iron Giant and Groot. Both are tall aliens with limited language skills and a much smaller companion as a companion. Coming to Groot, with just one line “I am Groot” that Vin Diesel repeated throughout the film with diverse intonations, but the tree man captured the hearts of millions of viewers with his innocence. lovely but also very brave of her. Groot is also considered by foreign newspapers as one of the most impressive characters on the big screen. It seems that for an actor who always appreciates family ties like Vin Diesel, voicing these two characters is not only a job, but also an opportunity for him to convey and release warm emotions. pressure is always overflowing within his inner self.
Part two of Guardians of the Galaxy – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 is one of the most anticipated superhero movies of the 2017 summer movie season. In addition to the return of the “series” including Star-Lord (Chris Pratt). ), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax “The Terminator” (Dave Bautista),… Groot and the “weapon” weasel Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper) promise to still bring viewers the best stunts. Impressive but no less funny. But the Groot of the second part is now just a sapling, being allowed to sit on his shoulder by Raccoon. Therefore, the character’s personality also changes, “Baby Groot” is somewhat naughty and likes to joke mor
“Guardians of the Galaxy”: The behind-the-scenes clip with the voices of Bradley Cooper (as Rocket) and Vin Diesel (as Baby Groot)
To prepare for this change, Vin Diesel spent several days discussing the script with director James Gunn. His difficulty compared to his co-stars is that the tree boy will still have only one line “I am Groot”, so it requires the bald actor to understand the emotional change through the action on the film of the character. object. In an interview at the studio, Vin Diesel shared that “throughout the film is the process in which Groot grows, and I also grow according to the character”. Also according to the actor, Groot in the new version will be very different from the big version in the first part, but both carry a symbolic meaning of “representing the forces of nature”.
Vin Diesel also did not regret praising his co-star Bradley Cooper, saying that it is his excellent voice that has made Rocket Raccoon and Groot always a perfect “combo” since part one. In this second part, the emotional circuit of the whole film will be greatly influenced by the strong attachment of these two “monster” characters.
Finally, Vin Diesel confessed that as a family lover, he thinks Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will be the most emotional Marvel movie. In addition to the overwhelming action sequences in space, the film is also a work focusing on family ties, including the fatherhood between Star-Lord and his long-lost father, the sisterhood between Gamora and Nebula, The camaraderie between Groot and Rocket Raccoon. Diesel thinks that only a “crazy genius” like director James Gunn can produce such unexpected footage.`