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Marvel Animation’s ‘X-MEN ’97’ Debuts To 4M Views On Disney+

The first two episodes of Marvel Animation’sX-Men ’97” series launched on Disney+ on March 20th. According to Disney, it is now the most viewed full-length animated series premiere on the streamer since What If…? Season 1.

According to Disney, the premiere episode alone has driven 4M views globally through its first 5 days.  Disney defines a view as hours viewed divided by runtime. Each episode of ” X-Men ’97″ is about 30 minutes long.

Additionally, views across all 5 seasons of the original 1992 X-Men animated series increased by 522% since the X-Men ’97 trailer launched on February 15.

“X-Men’97” revisits the iconic era of the 1990s as The X-Men, a band of mutants who use their uncanny gifts to protect a world that hates and fears them, are challenged like never before, forced to face a dangerous and unexpected new future.

The voice cast includes Ray Chase as Cyclops, Jennifer Hale as Jean Grey, Alison Sealy-Smith as Storm, Cal Dodd as Wolverine, JP Karliak as Morph, Lenore Zann as Rogue, George Buza as Beast, AJ LoCascio as Gambit, Holly Chou as Jubilee, Isaac Robinson-Smith as Bishop, Matthew Waterson as Magneto and Adrian Hough as Nightcrawler.

Beau DeMayo serves as head writer; episodes are directed by Jake Castorena, Chase Conley and Emi Yonemura. Featuring music by The Newton Brothers, the series is executive produced by Brad Winderbaum, Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso and DeMayo.

“X-Men ’97” launched its first two episodes on Disney+ on Wednesday, March 20, 2024.  New episodes will launch every week on Disney+.

Season 1 consists of ten episodes and a second season is already in the works.

You can also check out the trailer below and read our review here:

 

Source: Deadline

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