Stars Cliff “Method Man” Smith, AnnaSophia Robb, Ethan Peck & Seth Barrish only on Stitcher Premium
The podcast series celebrates the 25th anniversary of Kurt Busiek’s and Alex Ross’ award-winning four-part comic book “Marvels,” which was released to critical acclaim in 1994. The podcast series sees the world from behind the lens of photojournalist Phil Sheldon as he navigates NYC after the invasion by Galactus, a world with superheroes, and humans.
Phil with the help of a college student and journalist trying to find the truth after the Fantastic Four’s battle with Galactus in NYC for dominion of the earth. Conspiracy, fake news, and terror as people try to understand what’s going on in the aftermath.
“MARVELS” a new Marvel fictional 10 episode podcast series exclusively on Stitcher Premium. It will see a wide release across all podcast platforms TBD in 2020. The show’s cast includes Cliff “Method Man” Smith (Wu-Tang Clan, HBO’s “The Deuce”) as Ben Urich, AnnaSophia Robb (Hulu’s “The Act”) as Marcia Hardesty, Ethan Peck (“In Time,” “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”) as Mr. Fantastic, and Seth Barrish (Showtime’s “Billions”) as Phil Sheldon, Louisa Krause as Sue Storm, Jake Hart as Ben Grimm, Ehad Berisha as Johnny Storm, Teo Rapp-Olsson as Peter Parker, and Gabriela Ortega as Charlie Martinez.
Stitcher and Marvel have assembled a writing and production team of some of the biggest names in the podcasting industry. ‘MARVELS’ is written by Lauren Shippen (“The Bright Sessions,” “The AM Archives”) and directed by Paul Bae (“The Black Tapes,” “The Big Loop”). Mischa Stanton(“The Bright Sessions,” “LeVar Burton Reads,” “The AM Archives”) will oversee sound design. The series is produced by Harry Go and Jennifer Manel of Marvel and T. Square of Stitcher.
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media. For more information, visit marvel.com. ©2019 MARVEL
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