|I Am Groot|
|Created by||Ryan Little|
|Directed by||Kirsten Lepore|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Production company||Marvel Studios|
|Distributor||Disney Platform Distribution|
|Related shows||Marvel Cinematic Universe television series|
I Am Groot is an upcoming American animated television series created by Ryan Little for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics character Groot. It features characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series consists of shorts produced by Marvel Studios, with Little serving as head writer and Kirsten Lepore directing.
I Am Groot was announced in December 2020. Production of the series' photorealistic animation had begun by August 2021, with Little and Lepore revealed as writer and director, respectively, in November 2021.
I Am Groot is scheduled to debut on Disney+ in 2022, as a part of Phase Four of the MCU.
Each short follows Baby Groot as he grows up in the galaxy, going on adventures with new and unusual characters that get him into trouble.
|No.||Title||Directed by ||Written by ||Original release date |
|1||TBA||Kirsten Lepore||Ryan Little||2022|
In December 2020, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced I Am Groot, a series of short films starring Baby Groot. In April 2021, James Gunn, the writer and director of the Guardians of the Galaxy films, confirmed the series would be animated, with Gunn serving as an executive producer on the series. In June, Vin Diesel, who voices Groot in the MCU, said Feige was excited about a planned story for Groot to return to his home Planet X. Kirsten Lepore was announced as director and executive producer of the series in November 2021, when What If...? head writer A. C. Bradley revealed that Ryan Little, a writer and script coordinator for that series, was writing I Am Groot.[better source needed]
The series will feature a photorealistic animation style, and had begun production by August 2021.
Brief footage from the series was shown during Disney's annual meeting of shareholders in March 2022 within a content highlight reel.
I Am Groot is scheduled to debut on Disney+ in 2022. It will be part of Phase Four of the MCU.