Just when you thought nothing could be more adorable than Baby Groot, Marvel Studios kicks it up a notch in the new TV spot for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” in which the little sentient twig shares screen time with a pair of little dinosaurs. Granted, he’s slugging the little dinos, but it’s still pretty darned cute.
The sequel picks up just months after the events of Marvel Studios’ 2014 hit, the sequel follows the Guardians of the Galaxy as they travel throughout the cosmos and struggle to keep their newfound family together, all while helping Peter Quill learn more about his true parentage.
Arriving in theaters May 5, the film is on track for a domestic opening weekend somewhere north of $150 million, and could even challenge “Captain America: Civil War,” which debuted a year ago to the tune of $179 million.
Written and directed by James Gunn, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” stars Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Vin Diesel as Baby Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon, Michael Rooker as Yondu Udonta, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki as Ayesha, Chris Sullivan as Taserface, Sean Gunn as Kraglin, Glenn Close as Irani Rael and Kurt Russell as Ego.