Avengers: Infinity War is set to be Marvel’s most massive crossover event yet, bringing together Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and the Guardians of the Galaxy. Despite the impressive lineup of do-gooders, some characters in the film may not be as giddy as the fans are about them coming together. According to Rocket Raccoon’s performance capture actor Sean Gunn, the trash talking mammal will be no exception.
Speaking with ScreenGeek, Gunn was asked which Avenger has the most interesting reaction when meeting the furry Guardian. Though Gunn didn’t specify, his answer is still pretty telling.
“Oh gosh. I think you’re going to have to be the judge of that. Although – it was certainly fun to see many of these new characters through the eyes of Rocket, because Rocket does not have the same sort of reverence for the superheroes that the average earthling is going to have. So, I think there is a lot of fun there.”
This isn’t exactly a shocker considering Rocket’s more pessimistic attitude. The character really hasn’t shown much respect towards anyone he meets, be it Peter Quill, the Collector, or the Sovereign. Still, it’s nice the know that the Russo brothers are staying true to director James Gunn’s vision, and it’ll be a lot of fun when it comes time for Rocket to meet a member of Earth’s greatest superhero team.
Gunn was also asked whether or not Rocket will come face to face with an actual raccoon during his time on Earth, to which he replied, “No comment.”
Sean Gunn is the brother of Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. While James directs, Sean performs the motion capture for Rocket, as well as playing Yondu’s right hand man and fellow Ravager, Kraglin. Sean reprises the role of Rocket’s motion capture actor in Infinity War, while Bradley Cooper will continue to provide the voice.
Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters on April 27. –Danny O’Brien