James Gunn Reveals Why Baby Groot Didn't Want To See Him Dancing

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Have you ever wondered why, at the end of Guardians of The Galaxy, Baby Groot stopped dancing once Drax the Destroyer looked his way? While most of us think it's just a funny scene without any particular reason why Baby Groot stopped dancing, director James Gunn actually revealed that there's a reason why.

On Doug Loves Movies podcast, Gunn explained:

"There was actually a scene that we cut from the movie where big Groot was dancing to ‘Livin' Thing' by ELO. […] And it wasn't such an elaborate dance. It was more that he was just moving up and down like this, and Drax was dismissive and gave him this look like he was a loser when he did that. […] Dancing is ludicrous to Drax. I don't think he understands it. If Drax owned a town, if he was a mayor, the first law would be no dancing. But yeah, so at the end of the movie, little baby Groot didn't want to get caught dancing, because he would kill him." (transcribed by Comicbook)

Ouch! The consequence if Baby Groot got caught sounds harsh. Maybe Star-Lord could teach Drax how to dance in Guadians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which is set to release in theaters on May 7, 2017.