While it remains to be seen when the first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War
will be released, a new cast member has just been revealed. Motion capture specialist Terry Notary
, best known for playing the ape Rocket in all three of the Planet of the Apes
prequels, confirmed in a new interview that he will be portraying Teenage Groot in the highly-anticipated Avengers: Infinity War
, and presumably in Avengers 4 as well, which is currently in production. Here's what the motion capture performer had to say while promoting his new film The Square
, when asked to confirm if he's joined Marvel's epic sequel.
"Yes, I am playing teenage Groot. I'm having a blast with it. It's really, really fun. I can't say too much about him, but he's coming of age, so you'll see the teenager find a mentor to look up to and to model himself after. The character's great,