I Am Groot follows its titular character (voiced by Vin Diesel) as he embarks on a wide range of solo adventures whereas not saving the galaxy.
The Disney+ present options 5 episodes, “Groot’s First Steps,” “The Little Guy,” “Groot’s Pursuit,” “Groot Takes a Bath” and “Magnum Opus.”
But how, followers would possibly ask, does this mini-series connect with the occasions of the Guardians of the Galaxy movies, and does it connect with the forthcoming third movie and its Holiday Special?
Here is the whole lot it’s essential to know.
Does ‘I Am Groot’ Connect to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ or the ‘Holiday Special’?
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is at the moment set to be launched theatrically on May 5, 2023, whereas the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special will come out on Disney+ in December 2022.
I Am Groot is about throughout the identical universe, however the brief reply is not any, the Disney+ present doesn’t have any significant connections to both Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 or Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special.
This doesn’t imply the tales are usually not necessary to the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, although, as a result of the primary episode sees Groot escape of the pot that he was rising in on the finish of the primary solo movie.
The remaining episode of I Am Groot additionally follows the character as he wreaks havoc on the Guardians’ spaceship in a bid to make a drawing of the second he sacrificed himself to avoid wasting his mates within the first movie. This suggests when the collection is about within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Given how massive Groot seems within the present, it may be surmised that the brief movies are set within the interval in between Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Avengers: Infinity War.
The cause that this seems to be the case is as a result of Groot is far bigger in each Avengers: Infinity War and acts like a youngster would, whereas he’s smaller in I Am Groot and seems to nonetheless be a child.
This means that the present is about after the occasions of Guardians of the Galaxy 2, or on the very least throughout the identical interval that the movie is about in, as that’s when Groot was final seen as a child.
The actual place the place I Am Groot matches into the Marvel Cinematic Universe was confirmed by Brad Winderbaum, Marvel Studios’ head of streaming.
In an interview with Comicbook.com, Winderbaum mentioned that the episodes are untold tales set throughout Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
He defined: “It’s a narrow window, right? It takes place actually between the end of ‘Guardians 2‘ and before the tag scene in ‘Guardians 2.’ So, it’s in this narrow window where Groot in that kind of post-toddler stage of development.”
I Am Groot is out on Disney+.