Marvel and Disney XD have announced a 12-episode series of Rocket & Groot animated shorts. The shorts follow Rocket and Groot as theyÂ tryÂ to figure out how to get enough credits to buy a new ship after their old one breaks down. A compilation of all the shorts will premiere on Disney XD at 7:00am ET/PT on April 10.
Rocket is voiced by Trevor Devall (Marvelâ€™s Guardians of the Galaxy, Johnny Test) and Groot is voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson (Marvelâ€™s Guardians of the Galaxy, The Cleveland Show).
Featuring animation by Oscar-nominated Passion Pictures, the shorts are directed by Arnaud Delord, written by Chris â€œDocâ€ Wyatt and Kevin Burke, executive produced by Cara Speller, Alan Fine, Dan Buckley, Joe Quesada, Cort Lane, and co-executive produced by Stephen Wacker and Stan Lee.
The first episode is entitled â€œDream Machine,â€ in which Rocket & Groot find their dream ship in the Brokerâ€™s junkyard, but encounter one very expensive problem before they can buy it.