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Hear Guardians of the Galaxy’s Vin Diesel Say ‘I Am Groot’ in 15 Languages

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Vin Diesel demonstrated his proficiency as a polyglot back in July, when Marvel released a video of his Guardians of the Galaxy character Groot delivering his signature line in five languages. Now, in time for the movie’s DVD release on Dec. 9, he adds another 10 languages to his repertoire.

In this featurette released by Marvel, the baritone-voiced walking tree says “I am Groot” in Hindi, Kazakh and Hungarian, just to name just a few tongues. Marvel had Diesel learn the line in different languages, rather than hiring fluent voice actors, “to uniquely customize the moviegoing experience for international audiences.”

He may only say three words, but it’s safe to say he’s mastered them.

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Zoe Saldana trades her Na'vi blue for Gamora green in Guardians of the Galaxy. The artists didn't want the green to put people off, and chose the shade to show vibrance and youthfulness. The makeup and prosthetics took five hours every morning.Stuart Wilson—WireImage/Getty Images; Marvel
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Michael Rooker plays the blue-skinned bandit Yondu, who has a "mohawk" that lights up from front to back.Frazer Harrison—Getty Images; Marvel
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Benicio Del Toro's hair and eyebrows were bleached for his role as The Collector.Lester Cohen—Getty Images; Marvel
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Having played the Elven king Thranduil in the Hobbit trilogy, Lee Pace is no stranger to makeup and prosthetics. In Guardians, he's painted in blue for his role as Ronan the Accuser.Dimitrios Kambouris—Getty Images; Marvel

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