Subject: Re: Marvel launches teen girl animated franchise "Marvel Rising"
On 12/7/2017 5:25 PM, David wrote:
> Marvel launches a new animation franchise, Marvel Rising, focused on
> its younger fan favorites
> by William Hughes
> Deadline reporting that Marvel Studios has announced a new animated
> franchise, titled Marvel Rising, that will focus on the company’s
> younger heroes. Characters in the new mini-universe include
> Spider-Gwen (now dubbed Ghost Spider), Ms. Marvel, Squirrel Girl,
> Patriot, Quake, and more.
> The current plan is to launch Marvel Rising with a few shorts focused
> on Ghost Spider (Cameron Dove), before diving right into a full-length
> Secret Warriors feature. It doesn’t sound like the series
A few shorts followed by a full-length what? Do they mean 'feature' as
in film or as in pilot for a TV series?
> any continuity with the mainstream MCU, but it will feature some of
> the same talent; Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Chloe Bennet will voice the
> younger version of her character, Daisy “Quake” Johnson,
A younger version of her would not have any powers other than maybe
> while her
> co-star Ming-Na Wen will play the movie’s villain. (Meanwhile, Milana
> Vayntrub, who’s been cast as Squirrel Girl for the still up-in-the-air
> live action New Warriors show, will also reprise her role.)
> Marvel hasn’t set any distribution deals for the film, although this
> feels like it would be a slam-dunk for Netflix, which already has a
> comfy relationship with the company thanks to its Defenders
> sub-franchise of shows, and which is always looking for more kids’ and
> teen-focused content to gobble up.
At this point, it sounds more like something for YouTube.