Guardians of the Galaxy tribute to the deceased Oreo raccoon, who became the model for Rocket in the Marvel comic book adaptation series. A short obituary was published on the team's official Facebook channel.
"Rest in Peace Raccoon Oreo, who became the prototype of the Rocket Raccoon. It was Oreo who participated with James Gunn in the premiere events related to the movie Guardians of the Galaxy. , - says the publication. The owners of the raccoon claim that he died at the age of 10 after a short illness. Note that in the wild raccoons rarely live to such a venerable age, as a rule, their life expectancy does not exceed 5-7 years.
Let's also remind that Rocket was introduced to the audience in the movie "Guardians of the Galaxy" in 2014. The character's story was developed in the sequel and the movie "Avengers 3: War of Infinity". In the movie adaptations of Marvel comics, the hero speaks in the voice of the popular Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper.
The fate of the Rocket is still unknown, most likely, it will be clarified in the movie "Avengers 4: Endgame", which will be released worldwide at the end of April 2019 year.
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