A new generation of heroes is ready to rise again as the new 22-minute animated special Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts will premiere Wednesday, January 16 at 4 p.m. PT on the Marvel HQ YouTube channel, followed by a DisneyNOW debut on February 1.
Timed to the premiere, select voice talent from the special (including Tyler Posey, Booboo Stewart, Kathreen Khavari, Kamil McFadden and Roger Craig Smith) will be live-chatting with fans on the Marvel HQ YouTube channel Jan. 16 at 4 p.m.
Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts follows fan-favorite Ghost-Spider teaming-up with the Secret Warriors to bring down the villains Sheath and Exile for good. Can team leader Quake convince Ghost-Spider to join the team for good?
Disney Channel star Sofia Wylie (Andi Mack) unveils her first-ever musical performance for the animated special with a song titled “Side By Side.” On January 18, the DisneyMusicVEVO YouTube channel will premiere a behind-the-scenes look at Sofia Wylie’s recording process in an exclusive music featurette. The song was written by Doug Rockwell and Tova Litvin.
Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts stars Dove Cameron as Ghost-Spider, and features the return of Tyler Posey as Inferno, Chloe Bennet as Quake, Cierra Ramirez as America Chavez, Booboo Stewart as Exile, Milana Vayntrub as Squirrel Girl, Kathreen Khavari as Ms. Marvel, Kamil McFadden as Patriot, Skai Jackson as Gloria Grant, Dee Bradley Baker as Lockjaw/Tippy-Toe, Steven Weber as Captain Stacy, Tara Strong as Mary Jane Watson, and Amanda C. Miller as Sheath.
The special is executive produced by Joe Quesada, Dan Buckley, Cort Lane and Eric Radomski; co-executive produced by Stan Lee, Sana Amanat and Marsha Griffin; written by Mairghread Scott. Alfred Gimeno served as supervising animation producer and director.