What Real-Life Plants Could Groot Have Evolved From?

Where did Groot come from? In reality, he came from the imaginations of Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers, and Stan Lee. In the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, he came from another planet. In this essay, he came from the stuff in your yard. We'll see which plants might have evolved, over time, to become the world's most… » 8/04/14 8:00am 8/04/14 8:00am

Rocket Raccoon and Groot rule in Guardians of the Galaxy test footage

The first trailer for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy will finally drop on February 18th, but if you just can't wait, here's two very short clips of test animation, featuring Rocket Raccoon gunning down enemies with a semi-automatic while on top of the alien-tree-man Groot. It's a tad awesome. » 2/13/14 8:40am 2/13/14 8:40am

Glenn Close and Vin Diesel's Guardians of the Galaxy roles[Correction]

Big Guardians of the Galaxy news: That's the first pic of legendary thespian Glenn Close covered in crazy face make-up as Nova Prime above, and it seems Vin Diesel has finally revealed his secret Marvel movie role — as the voice of the alien Groot. [Update: Apparently that is not Glenn Close, she was misidentified by… » 8/12/13 7:20am 8/12/13 7:20am