James Gunn Reveals Sean Gunn's Multiple Roles On GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

James Gunn Reveals Sean Gunn's Multiple Roles On GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

In addition to pre-CG Rocket Raccoon and another major character, James Gunn has revealed the role that his brother, Sean Gunn, will actually appear as in Guardians of the Galaxy. Check it out!

James Gunn has taken to Facebook to officially reveal the Guardians of the Galaxy production image, previously seen as scan from Empire magazine, that features himself as well as his brother, Sean Gunn. In addition to an on-set reference for Rocket Raccoon, the director also reveals the other two roles that Sean played for the upcoming Marvel space epic"This photo is from [Empire] magazine which features a great article on how we work together and what Sean contributed to the character of Rocket and to the movie as a whole," said James Gunn. "It also reveals that, in addition to being the onset Rocket, and using a lot of his body and facial work in the character, he was also the onset Thanos, as well as playing the role of Kraglin, Yondu Udonta's First Mate in the Ravagers, and Quill's lifelong frenemy. Few things in my career give me more creative pleasure than working with my brother." Check out the pic below. What do you think?

UPDATE:  In response to a Facebook comment, James Gunn has further explained how important Sean Gunn was as the pre-CG Rocket Raccoon and more. "We also had a little person, who we used for reference and lighting in scenes - the very very awesome Arti Shah," he started. "But Sean is VERY limber and able to crawl around on all fours at the proper height (Rocket is actually smaller than almost all little people). But what was really important was Sean's acting. He essentially co-created the character of Rocket, and his acting is used throughout the film. It was also of great benefit to the other actors, who had a full scene partner who was as an accomplished actor as all of them. If you read the Sci-Fi article you'll find out from Zoe Saldana how important Sean was to the whole process and her personally. And I know Chris Pratt and Dave Bautista also agree. Bautista and Sean had - and continue to have - a special bond that I think is very reflective of the onscreen bond between Rocket and Drax."

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits–Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Peter discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand - with the galaxy’s fate in the balance. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is presented by Marvel Studios and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gilian, Djimon Hounsou with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Commander Rael and Benicio del Toro as The Collector. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, the film opens August 1, 2014.

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Pasto - 6/25/2014, 1:13 PM
Pasto - 6/25/2014, 1:20 PM
MarvelFan15 - 6/25/2014, 1:22 PM
Guess we know who else Sean is playing. Kraglin and he was the on-set actor who played Thanos while Josh Brolin was the voice of Thanos elsewhere. Now, all that needs to be answered is who played Groot on-set while Vin Diesel voiced him elsewhere afterwards.
Hulksta - 6/25/2014, 1:27 PM
themidnightking - 6/25/2014, 1:31 PM
That's actually pretty dope!
blackandyellow - 6/25/2014, 1:34 PM
Nepotism makes the world go 'round.
DEVLIN712 - 6/25/2014, 1:34 PM
Only a month to go!
DurtyTalynt - 6/25/2014, 1:35 PM
Hell yeah. Im starting to like James Gizzle
Pasto - 6/25/2014, 1:37 PM
Miley Cyrus can't be anyone. Hate to say it....bro...
MarvelWeiner - 6/25/2014, 1:40 PM
Mercwitham0uth - 6/25/2014, 1:42 PM
So this is Kraglin:

MarvelFan15 - 6/25/2014, 1:42 PM
Only 37 days until Marvel's next worldwide billion dollar box office breakout blockbuster smash hit-to-be comes out, baby! YEAH!!!!!!!!!!! BTW, Attention, everyone who are Marvel fans and/or movie fans! LISTEN UP. Tickets for Guardians of the Galaxy" are available for pre-order online now at a few select theatres in different states for now at Fandango and Moviefone! Everyone, preorder your tickets now and help make this movie become Marvel's next billion dollar hit worldwide before it's too late. Good luck! Here's the links: http://www.fandango.com/guardiansofthegalaxy_157231/movieoverview

P.S. Also, make sure you fans pay at the theater as well and make sure you try your best to fill up the box office over July 31st through August 3rd to get this movie to pass Avengers opening weekend record by $3 million dollars for a weekend opening gross of $210 million dollars for Guardians. Okay. Thanks. ;)
kong - 6/25/2014, 1:45 PM
^ The optimism kills me!!!
Gusto - 6/25/2014, 1:47 PM
That's [frick]in' blasphemy, Pasto!
Zod should get ball cancer on his face!!!!
Gusto - 6/25/2014, 1:49 PM

TheRealRemyLebeau - 6/25/2014, 1:49 PM
Gusto - 6/25/2014, 1:55 PM
I'm trying to get an opinion from SuperCat. Stand by.

TheDarkKnightSlap - 6/25/2014, 1:56 PM
Bros fa life son! Put on this green suit and shut the phuck up.
HulkOnion - 6/25/2014, 1:57 PM
Ms. Twerkvel
SupermansRedUndies - 6/25/2014, 1:58 PM
Andy Serkis wasn't available?
Rickelton - 6/25/2014, 1:59 PM
What would Lorelai Gilmore say about that CG suit Kirk is wearing?
*Hands in man card
McGee - 6/25/2014, 2:00 PM
Jacky... Can you print those out and pin them up in movie theaters?
ruadh - 6/25/2014, 2:01 PM
"Now, all that needs to be answered is who played Groot on-set"

Right. This is crucial information.

"Nepotism makes the world go 'round."

I...guess. If he'd cast him as the lead, sure. But he's a stand-in.
Kyos - 6/25/2014, 2:14 PM
I actually started planning a trip to Denmark to watch this damn movie. Stupid people who decided to release this almost a MONTH later here deserve all kinds of beatings... >:(

Not really though, violence sucks. But they're still a-holes. 0:)
LensmanMatt92 - 6/25/2014, 2:22 PM
That green suit.
ScionStorm - 6/25/2014, 2:25 PM
" a special bond that I think is very reflective of the onscreen bond between Rocket and Drax."
Cue all the ROCKAX shippers.
MrFridayNights - 6/25/2014, 2:33 PM
That green suit looks gay
ralfinader - 6/25/2014, 2:42 PM
MrFridayNights - 6/25/2014, 2:33 PM
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That green suit looks gay"

The white knee pads don't make an arguement against that statement.
THORION76 - 6/25/2014, 2:49 PM


DannyRand1225 - 6/25/2014, 2:51 PM
thats quite interesting...i just cant wait for this anymore!!!
sKeemAn - 6/25/2014, 3:05 PM
I think I'm a get a green suit to the next party I'm going too.
sKeemAn - 6/25/2014, 3:14 PM
me at the next cbm party

Guerillas - 6/25/2014, 4:13 PM
Love Sean Gunn, he looks so weird! + you gotta check out tromeo and juliet!
marvel72 - 6/25/2014, 4:14 PM
not long now until marvel release my most anticipated comic book movie of the year.
mgeoff88 - 6/25/2014, 4:20 PM
@MrFridayNights Are you seriously complaining about the look of a green screen suit? What's next... Do the rocks in the background look bad?

Also, if you're using the word "gay" to describe something as being negative, then you need to expand your limited vocabulary and use another word in its place. That's not cool.
MileHighRonin - 6/25/2014, 4:38 PM
Sweet, since we never actually see his face, than he is my pick for Adam warlock. I AM GROOT!!!
OpticBlastWins - 6/25/2014, 4:49 PM
He go striffed for the big names but he deserves all the credit. Bring out the Gunns
zerovoltage - 6/25/2014, 7:00 PM
i honestly thought that was Tom ... well GREEN! lol
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