Marvel Entertainment has revealed the full voice cast of the upcoming Disney XD animated series Marvel’s Spider-Man along with the series premiere date.
Marvel’s Spider-Man is a new animated series from Marvel Animation. The series will feature a 15-year old Peter Parker and tell the origin story of how he discovers his powers after being bitten by a radioactive spider and becomes the iconic web-slinger. Miles Morales, Marvel’s African-American and Puerto Rican Spider-Man, as well as Gwen Stacy aka Spider-Gwen will also be featured alongside Peter.
Robbie Daymond is set to voice Peter Parker along with Nadji Jeter as Miles Morales, Laura Bailey as Gwen Stacy, Melanie Minchano as Anya Corazon, Max Mittelman as Harry Osborne, Fred Tatasciore as Max Modell, Scott Menville as Doc Ock, John DiMaggio as The Jackal, Alastair Duncan as The Vulture, with Joe Quesada as Joe, the owner of Cup of Joe, Nancy Linari as Aunt May, and Patton Oswalt as Uncle Ben.
In addition to the cast, Marvel revealed that the series will introduce the Symbiote in the eighth episode and that the series will have a Symbiote-centric crossover with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy on Disney XD. It was also confirmed that Horizon Labs run by Max Modell would have a large presence in the series.
Marvel released a new promo for the series revealing the premiere date. You can check it out below.
The series is exec produced by Alan Fine, Dan Buckley, Joe Quesada, and President of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb, with Stan Lee, Eric Radomski, Cort Lane, and Stephen Wacker serving as co-executive producers. Here’s the official synopsis:
Peter Parker is accepted into Horizon High – a high school for brilliant young scientific minds. He struggles with the duality of his social life at school and hiding his secret identity of Spider-Man from everyone including his best friend, Harry Osborn, who attends the competing Osborn Academy for Geniuses. As Peter embraces his alter-ego, and battles against super villains like Vulture, Lizard, Doc Ock and Hammerhead, he is forced to watch Harry slowly descend to the wrong side of good and evil.
Marvel’s Spider-Man is set to premiere on Disney XD August 19.
Every ‘Spider-Man’ Animated Series Ranked From Worst To Best
Spider-Man has had plenty of success over the years on the big screen, but younger fans tend to forget that the webhead has had a longer, arguably richer history on television. Since the 60s, we’ve seen Parker Parker in a lot of different forms, fashions, and animated styles, and that will go the same for the debut of Marvel’s Spider-Man next year, which is a planned replacement for the current run of Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man Disney XD.
Of course, not all Spider-Men are created equal, and there are some obvious highlights in this growing list of shows. As always, this is just one set of opinions by a fan who’s been obsessed with Spider-Man since the early 90s, so be sure to share your own favorites below in the comments, as always.
With that, let’s start with the worst of the bunch…