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Disney XD ramps up Guardians of the Galaxy

Season two of the animated series will premiere in March, while six new shorts are set to launch this month on Disney XD's app and YouTube channel.
February 24, 2017

The Guardians of the Galaxy are back in action.

In addition to airing a new season of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Disney XD will also launch a number of shorts following the band of misfits as they try to save the day.

The show’s second season is set to premiere on Disney XD on March 11. Its first season debuted in 2015.

Season two will follow Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot as they fight to protect Earth from an alien mad scientist named The High Evolutionary. The two-episode premiere will also see the Guardians crossing paths with the Avengers. The first two eps will be available on VOD and the Disney XD app for mobile devices and connected TVs.

Leading up to the new season’s premiere, Disney XD will launch six new shorts beginning on February 27, with a new one released on the channel’s app, VOD and YouTube channel each day.

The shorts follow the heroes as they accidentally crash their ship after loading it down with too many souvenirs from Earth.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is produced by Marvel Animation. Alan Fine (Marvel’s The Avengers, Iron Man, Thor), Dan Buckley (Marvel’s Avengers Assemble ), Joe Quesada (Marvel’s Avengers Assemble), Cort Lane (Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man), Eric Radomski (Spawn, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble) and Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) serve as executive producers.

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Elizabeth Foster is Kidscreen's Senior Writer. Contact Elizabeth at efoster@brunico.com

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