Sideshow has revealed its upcoming life-size Baby Groot maquette from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The Marvel collectible is available to pre-order now, priced at $225 and is expected to ship between July and September 2018; take a look at the promotional images here…
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Lovingly sculpted and painted by Legacy Effects, the creative minds behind the initial character design work for Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, Groot stands fully realized in Life-Size on top of a spaceship base, which includes a light-up feature. He stands 11” tall and has been faithfully recreated with intricate tree texture on his detailed bark-like body based on his latest cinematic appearance.
Groot is painted with a variety of earth tones that capture the depth of his vines and branches, while green hues and small leafy growths give this maquette a sense of life. The Baby Groot Maquette is waving, giving an adorable smile that could interrupt even the most intense of fights. His expressive face and wide eyes truly capture that lovable innocence that captivated fans everywhere.
The exclusive edition of this maquette features a swap-out portrait with a grinning expression and will include a signed certificate of authenticity. He’s waving at you! Say hello and welcome the Baby Groot Maquette into your growing Marvel collection today.
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is out now and sees director James Gunn reuniting with returning cast members Chris Pratt (Star-Lord), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Dave Bautista (Drax), Bradley Cooper (Rocket), Vin Diesel (Groot), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Michael Rooker (Yondu), Glenn Close (Nova Prime), Sean Gunn (Kraglin) and Laura Haddock (Meredith Quill) alongside new additions Pom Klementieff (Oldboy) as Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) as Ayesha, Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight) as Ego the Living Planet, Chris Sullivan (The Drop) as Taserface, Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy) as Tullk and Sylvester Stallone (Creed) as Stakar.