Robot is Groot? recreated in robotic form as part of Disney Imagineering’s Project Kiwi, TechCrunch reported Friday. The little guy is around two and a half feet tall and is part of a project that’s been running for the last three years.‘s tree-like being has been
It’s all about bringing Disney’s small characters to life “at their actual scale in authentic ways,” project lead Scott LaValley told TechCrunch.
The report emphasizes that Groot is just the character they chose for the prototype, so the robot could end up coming to a Disney park in a different form ( ?). Disney also doesn’t have any immediate plans to bring any Project Kiwi robots to parks.
Disney didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.