Vin Diesel Confirmed As Groot In Marvel's 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

12/22/2013 12:35 pm ET

Following strong speculations that Vin Diesel would voice the character Groot in the upcoming "Guardians of the Galaxy" film, Marvel has finally confirmed the action star's extraterrestrial tree-creature role.

Diesel joins the superhero cast featuring Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon, Zoe Saldana as Gamora and Dave Bautista as Drax. The live-action adventure is set to hit theaters on Aug. 1, 2014.

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