Hear Those Three Magic Words In The Trailer For Disney+’s I Am Groot

Ever since “Guardians of the Galaxy” was an unexpected summer hit in 2014 (Box Office Mojo), bad guys turned good guy mercenaries Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper) have become major characters within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Because the Guardians superhero team led to a sequel, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” and to the group figuring into the plots of other MCU entries like “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.”

However the most popular Guardian member is still unquestionably Groot (Vin Diesel), the sentient tree whose sacrifice for the group in the very first movie resulted in his offspring, Child Groot (Diesel). Groot rapidly became a Web meme thanks to his basic vocabulary and enjoyable nature, with his catchphrase “I am Groot” spreading into popular culture. And now, after the character currently won over hearts through movies and amusement park rides, fans can see Infant Groot in his own brief animated series on Disney+.

Artistic 3d illustration of a powerful magical princess with wings

Groot wins over some alien friends in the I Am Groot trailer

Marvel Studios and Disney+ premiered the trailer for “I Am Groot” this Friday at San Diego Comic-Con. An animated spin-off of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “I Am Groot” takes place in the timeline before Groot becomes a grumpy adolescent. The series stars the beloved pint-size talking tree in five short misadventures on his own, away from his teammates. The trailer primarily features Baby Groot accidentally menacing a hostile alien society who are much smaller than he is … until one of his falling leaves makes him a hero to the hungry little creatures.

In the clips, Infant Groot is likewise shown investigating something in the dark while in his pajamas, joyfully dancing alongside a hologram of himself, and getting to flaunt some style sense with a colorful scarf and a gown made from leaves. It likewise would not be a show originated from the “Guardians” movies if Groot wasn’t seen triggering a huge explosion.

“I Am Groot” will premiere all five shorts on August 10, exclusively on Disney+.