Marvel’s ever growing roaster just got a whole new set of additions to it. Thanks to Freeform, New Warriorswill soon make its way to cable as a brand-new series, and the show’s cast has just been announced. A cast which includes the unbeatable Squirrel Girl.
Thanks to an update from The Hollywood Reporter, we have learned Milana Vayntrub has been cast in the highly coveted role of Squirrel Girl. The This Is Us actress will be joined by Derek Theler as he plays the male lead of Mister Immortal.
Jeremy Tardy has been cast as Night Thrasher, while Calum Worthy will take the mantle of Speedball. Matthew Moy is also set to appear as Microbe, as well as Katie Corner who will play Debrii.
“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, ” showrunner Kevin Biegel told THR as a longtime fan of the Marvel squad.
Marvel TV’s president Jeff Loeb also released a statement, saying, ”We’re so lucky to have assembled such a diverse and incredibly talented cast. We can’t wait for the fans to see what’s in store when we unleash these iconic characters into the world!”
New Warriors revolves around about six young people with powers living and working together. With powers and abilities on the opposite end of the spectrum of The Avengers, the New Warriors want to make a difference in the world … even if the world isn’t ready. With Freeform focused on a group dubbed “becomers” — those experiencing a series of firsts in life including first loves and first jobs — New Warriors explores the journey into adulthood, except in this world, they’re not quite super and not yet heroes and the guys can be as terrifying as bad dates.
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