Rocket Raccoon Getting An Origin Story

With the exception of the talking tree Groot, the most unique member of the “Guardians of the Galaxy” would have to be Rocket Raccoon.

The Bradley Cooper-voiced creature has had some of his backstory developed over the two films, a cantankerous trouble maker dealing with some obvious abandonment issues and not so repressed anger.

Director James Gunn, appearing as Hasbro’s HASCON this weekend, says (via MCU Exchange) that an upcoming MCU film will include more of an origin story for the character – and it ain’t necessarily the third “Guardians”:

“We are going to learn more about where Rocket comes from in the coming sagas. It’s going to be a little different from the comics. We already know a lot about from where he came from. It’s a little bit more horrible than what it is in the comics when you come down to it. We will learn more about that.”

This follows on from comments recently by Gunn indicating that he might even have to break some of his own canon setup in the first film for something he has in mind for the third ‘Guardians’ which is expected in 2020.

Rocket Raccoon will be back on screens next year though in “Avengers: Infinity War” on May 4th 2018.