“Marvels” Expands Super-Hero Universe

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Marvel New Media and podcast listening service Stitcher have announced Marvels, a new Marvel fictional podcast series, launching in fall 2019. The 10-episode series will be available exclusively on Stitcher Premium until 2020, when it will see a wide release across all podcast platforms.

The show’s cast includes Clifford “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.

Marvels takes place in the aftermath of the Fantastic Four’s battle with Galactus, high above New York City, for the fate of the world.

“Building off our award-winning momentum of Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night, and its sequel Marvel’s Wolverine: The Lost Trail, the new media team at Marvel is thrilled to continue to push the envelope of superhero storytelling via the scripted podcast medium,” said Shane Rahmani, SVP/GM Marvel New Media. “We are passionate about the space and feel we’ve brought the right cast, story, and intrigue in this latest installment.”

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