Today the first major poster for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was released this morning, then, as a gift to fans Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Director James Gunn has released an early sneak peek of the film on his YouTube channel. Think… Read More »Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 poster and sneak peek shared by director
It’s a unique partnership between Marvel, one of the most iconic brands in comics and entertainment, and the International Space Station (ISS) – a mission patch that features Rocket and Groot from the popular Guardians of the Galaxy comics. As Rocket and Groot represent the… Read More »NASA Mission Patch features Marvel’s Rocket and Groot
We can solve this whole political mess right now just by electing a candidate who can solve every problem with just three words – I am President. The tree-like Groot from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has been announced to be returning in the second… Read More »“I Am President!” t-shirt available today only on TeeFury.
Part of the marvel of “Guardians of the Galaxy” was the interesting characters who, despite their shady backgrounds, united for a good cause. In the movie, we only learned the smallest amount about the origins of characters like Groot and Rocket Raccoon, but thanks to… Read More »Learn how Rocket met Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy animated series preview
I think we’ve just witnessed the introduction of a new word into the geek lexicon – Grooting. To be Grooted is to have someone dancing behind you only to stop a second before you turn around. It comes from this scene in Marvel’s Guardians of… Read More »James & Sean Gunn Get Grooted at Dragon Con
I’ve already seen some amazing cosplay characters from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. In fact, two local cosplay artists were hired by Disney to be Gamora and Starlord at the recent “Unlead the Villains” event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Those were pretty cool, but this home made Groot costume is simply fantastic.
Calen Hoffman does make some pretty amazing custom cosplay props at Propcustomz, but his tutorial to make Groot is quite detailed and uses materials you can find just about anywhere there’s a hobby store and home improvement store. Those feeling courageous can probably do this themselves at home.
In order to create the rough tree-like look of the costume, Hoffman used tissue paper in a paper-mache glue and water mixture to add a bark like texture over foam pipe insulation attached to a body suit. Moss, he got from a hobby store’s train aisle, adds that great detail.
Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot and Howard the Duck bobble head figures from Funko! Pre-order now!
Sometimes a character in a movie steals a scene and sometimes it steals the whole film. However you feel about the walking tree character that is Groot from Marvel’ Guardians of the Galaxy, you have to admit that the Dancing Groot segment from the credits… Read More »Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot and Howard the Duck bobble head figures from Funko! Pre-order now!
This is a bit of a spoiler for those who have not yet seen Marvel’s hit blockbuster space adventure “Guardians of the Galaxy,” but it’s one of the most wonderful parts of the movie, so I’m sharing it. This “dancing Groot” clip original airs during the credit sequence:
Also released by Disney as part of the promotion was another behind the scenes look at how the props and costumes for the film were created.