Vin Diesel has been teasing fans left and right about his involvement in 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' but the star of the 'Fast and Furious' franchise will indeed be voicing the tree-like superhero Groot for Marvel's space opera. During his downtime on the set of his latest, 'Fast and Furious 7,' the actor taped a video of himself practicing being 7-1/2-feet-tall for the role, and offered it up for the enjoyment of his fans.
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When it comes to 'Fast and Furious 7' -- or, rather, all of Vin Diesel's projects -- there's no better source for up-to-date intel than the man himself. After revealing a slew of behind-the-scenes and set photos from the seventh installment of the franchise, Diesel has unveiled our first look at Mr. Kurt Russell.
Vin Diesel has been taking a page straight from his 'Fast Six' co-star Dwayne Johnson's playbook -- Johnson has been posting pics from the set of Brett Ratner's 'Hercules' all summer, and lately, Diesel has been giving us a peek at the crew on the set of 'Fast and Furious 7,' getting us ever-more excited for the upcoming seventh installment of the franchise. And this time, the gang's (mostly) all here!
Dangerous car chases through heavily populated urban environments has always been a cornerstone of the wonderfully ludicrous 'Fast and Furious' series and the latest film is certainly not going to be an exception. Filming is currently underway on 'Fast and Furious 7' and the production is looking for some fans to fill out some key scenes.
Known for his work in the horror genre, James Wan has stepped behind the camera for something a little more action-packed with 'Fast and Furious 7.' We've gotten a peek at some of the interesting new cars being used in the film, but now star Vin Diesel is giving us a sneak preview of his own with these new photos of his character Dom (alongside co-star Paul Walker) on the set of the sequel.
A few weeks ago, we reported that Denzel Washington had turned down a role in the upcoming 'Fast and Furious 7.' Now, Variety is reporting that the great Kurt Russell is in talks to step into the part instead. Goodbye, Mr. Washington. We love you, but this is a case where you will not be missed.