Disney XD sets dates for Marvel’s Avengers, Spider-Man premieres
Disney has set the premiere dates for Spider-Man and the Avengers, both series will be returning to Disney XD for another animated season. “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6″ returns for a fourth season with a special one-hour premiere on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 (9:00 a.m. EST) while the third season of “Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution” premieres on SUNDAY, MARCH 13 (8:30 a.m. EST).
In season four of “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6,” Peter Parker finds himself in prime position – he’s a successful hero after fighting alongside The Avengers, a S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy leader and has a great relationship with his Aunt May. However, when Spidey discovers that his greatest enemies – Doctor Octopus, Hydra and the all-new Sinister 6 – have teamed up to destroy him and S.H.I.E.L.D., he creates a special new team of Spiders, including Miles Morales, Agent Venom, Iron Spider and the mysterious new Scarlet Spider. Spider-Man and his new friends will need to wield all of their power to overcome their greatest challenge yet.
In the one-hour premiere episode of “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6″ titled “Hydra Attacks,” Peter Parker learns Doctor Octopus has teamed up with Arnim Zola and Hydra to attack the Tri-Carrier, leaving S.H.I.E.L.D. caught off-guard and Spider-Man left to single-handedly stop the assault. He assembles a new team, including an apprehensive Scarlet Spider, in order to stop the villains from taking over New York.
In the third season of “Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution,” The Avengers reunite to face an unexpected return of Ultron and encounter new threats like Baron Zemo, the Masters of Evil, the Inhumans, and the futuristic Kang the Conqueror. It’s only with the help of heroes like Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Ant-Man, Doctor Strange and Ms. Marvel that they have a chance of surviving an all-out Marvel super hero Civil War, and prove once again – they’re a family and their combined strength is the key to remaining Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. In the premiere episode, “Adapting to Change,” the Avengers learn what it’s like to work as a team again and battle A.I.M.’s latest weapon – a new and improved Super Adaptoid developed by the Scientist Supreme.
The “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6″ voice cast includes Drake Bell (“Drake & Josh”) as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Chi McBride (“Hawaii Five-0″) as Nick Fury, Steven Weber (“Wings”) as Norman Osborn, Greg Cipes (“Teen Titans,” “Ben 10″) as Danny Rand/Iron Fist, Logan Miller (“I’m in the Band”) as Nova, Misty Lee (“Batman: Arkham City”) as Aunt May, and recurring guest star Stan Lee (“Spider-Man”) as Stan the Janitor. Matt Lanter (“Star Wars: Clone Wars”), Eric Bauza (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”), Scott Porter (“Friday Night Lights”) and Ogie Banks (“Fatherhood”) become Spidey’s new team, Agent Venom, Iron Spider, Scarlet Spider, and Miles Morales, respectively. Alex Soto serves as supervising director while Kevin Burke and Chris “Doc” Wyatt serve as co-story editors.
The “Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution” voice cast includes Adrian Pasdar (“Heroes”) as Iron Man, Fred Tatasciore (“Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness”) as Hulk, Roger Craig Smith (“Wreck-It Ralph”) as Captain America, Travis Willingham (“Regular Show”) as Thor, Troy Baker (“Ultimate Spider-Man”) as Hawkeye, Laura Bailey (“The Super Hero Squad Show”) as Black Widow and Bumper Robinson (“The Game”) as Falcon. Jeff Allen serves as supervising director and Eugene Son and Dani Wolff serve as co-story editors on the series.
Alan Fine (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Iron Man,” “Thor”), Dan Buckley (“Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.”), Joe Quesada (“Marvel’s Daredevil”), and Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) will serve as executive producers on “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6″ and “Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution,” while Stan Lee (“Spider-Man”), Eric Radomski (“Spawn”), Cort Lane (“The Super Hero Squad Show”) and Stephen Wacker (“Marvel’s Avengers Assemble”) will serve as co-executive producers for both series.
During 2015, “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” and “Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors” finished as Disney XD’s Top 5 weekend original series in Total Viewers.