New marvel series... The New Warriors
The New Warriors is a Marvel Comicssuperhero team, traditionally consisting of teenage and young adult heroes. They often are seen to serve as a junior counterpart toThe Avengers in much the same way that theNew Mutants/X-Force did with the X-Men. They first appeared in The Mighty Thor #411 (December 1989). Over the years the New Warriors, in their various incarnations, have been featured in five different volumes - wikipedia
Following an extensive casting search This Is Us' Milana Vayntrub has landed the breakout role of Squirrel Girl inNew Warriors. Baby Daddy grad Derek Theler will stay in business with Freeform after landing the male lead of Mister Immortal in Marvel's first live-action scripted comedy.
The duo lead the ensemble cast in the 10-episode series about six young people learning to cope with their abilities in a world where bad guys can be as terrifying as bad dates. Joining Vayntrub (This Is Us) are Jeremy Tardy as Night Thrasher; Calum Worthy as Speedball; Matthew Moy as Microbe and Kate Comer as Debrii. (Full character descriptions are below.) "I am thrilled beyond belief to be working with this incredible group of actors. They are funny, sincere, eager, charming and perfectly embody these characters. It'll be a blast and an honor to create this show with each of them, " said Marvel and longtime Squirrel Girl superfan and showrunner Kevin Biegel (Enlisted). Picked up straight to series in April, New Warriors hails from Marvel Television and ABC Studios' cable arm ABC Signature. Marvel head of TV Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory exec produce alongside Biegel.
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