‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Holiday Special & ‘I Am Groot’ Shorts Announced

New Guardians of the Galaxy projects have just been announced!

James Gunn is set to write and direct a Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special with a series of shorts called I Am Groot also heading to Disney Plus.

Marvel Studios is about to expand the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise in a major way on Disney Plus. Kevin Feige revealed on Thursday at Disney’s Investor Day that James Gunn is writing and directing a Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special for the streaming service that will arrive in 2022. This all comes as James Gunn shoots the upcoming Peacemaker spin-off before production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 begins. In addition to the Holiday Special, Disney Plus is also set to be the home of another Guardians project titled I Am Groot. The Disney Plus original series from Marvel Studios will see the return of Baby Groot and a few new characters in a series of shorts.

You can check out the title treatments for the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special and I Am Goot below!

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Here’s the official synopsis for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2:

Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.

Written and directed by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Glenn Close, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, and Kurt Russell.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is now available digitally in HD, 4K Ultra HD, and Disney Movies Anywhere, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood and subscribe to our YouTube channel for all the latest news surrounding the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Source: Marvel Studios

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.