Marvel isn’t slowing down by any means when it comes to invading television. Just in case you forgot, Marvel is bringing its “New Warriors” to the tv screen but as of now it is not known what network or intermet streaming site where the show will land.
While that’s up in the air, the casting and the bonding of the team is not. Thanks to a new behind-the-scenes image. Derek Theler, who will play Craig Hollis aka Mr. Immortal, posted the image to his Instagram from the set of the upcoming series.
This new image features Theler alongside series showrunner Kevin Biegel, Milana Vayntrub (Doreen Green/Squirrel Girl), Jeremy Tardy (Dwayne Taylor/Night Thrasher), Calum Worthy (Robbie Baldwin/Speedball), Matthew Moy (Zach Smith/Microbe) and Kate Comer (Deborah Fields/Debrii).
A backstory to this photo is they got together earlier today and did an Escape Room together according to the showrunner’s Twitter feed. It was nice to see the car together though I just admit it withhold have been even nicer to see see them all suited up. But nonetheless we are surely going to get those pics soon.
Marvel’s New Warriors is expected to debut sometime in 2018.
This is going to make MANY people, including this writer pretty excited, Squirrel Girl will officially be on your television screen soon.
The TV adaptation of Marvel’s “New Warriors” has been given a straight-to-series order at Freeform, Marvel announced Wednesday. The series will mark Marvel’s first live-action scripted comedy show.
The network has ordered ten 30-minute episodes slated to debut in 2018. The series is about six young people with powers living and working together. They want to make a difference in the world, even if their powers are not quite as impressive as those of The Avengers. They will have to learn to use their abilities to help people while also struggling with growing up.
The series will feature fan-favorite Squirrel Girl, a.k.a Doreen Green. She is confident and has the powers of a squirrel, meaning she’s acrobatic, can fight and talk to other squirrels. Her most important trait is that she has faith in people and teaches them to believe in themselves
This is the second Marvel series order at Freeform. The network also has Marvel’s “Cloak & Dagger” underway, which will star Aubrey Joseph and Olivia Holt.
“’Marvel’s New Warriors’ have always been fan favorites and now particularly with the addition of Squirrel Girl, they are Marvel Television favorites as well,” said Marvel’s head of television and series executive producer Jeph Loeb. “After the amazing experience we’ve had with Freeform on ‘Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger’ we can’t think of a better place for our young heroes.”
The series is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios. Loeb will executive produce along with Jim Chory.