Last summer, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe received exciting news during the Marvel Studios’ Animation Panel at San Diego Comic-Con. The announcement confirmed that “Spider-Man: Freshman Year,” a new animated series, will be making its way to Disney+.
But when exactly is the series coming out? Keep reading for everything we know!
“Spider-Man: Freshman Year” Release Date
An official release date for the much-anticipated Disney+ series, “Spider-Man: Freshman Year,” has not yet been announced by either Disney or Marvel Studios. Despite the lack of a concrete date, there is some information available that might give us an idea of when fans can expect to stream the series.
Last March, an insider known for their entertainment scoops, KC Walsh, reported that “Spider-Man: Freshman Year” is slated for a late 2024 release on Disney+. Although KC Walsh has been reliable in the past, it’s important to note that this information has not been verified by Disney or Marvel Studios. As such, while the report provides some guidance on a potential release window, it should be treated as speculative until official confirmation is provided.
Until then, fans will have to make do with the teasers, interviews, and other ancillary content that typically precedes the launch of a series of this scale. It’s also worth noting that release dates are often subject to change, particularly in an industry where production delays are not uncommon.
Keep an eye on this space for updates on “Spider-Man: Freshman Year,” as we’ll be closely monitoring any announcements for official confirmation on the series’ release date.
What is “Spider-Man: Freshman Year” About?
“Spider-Man: Freshman Year” is an animated series that follows Peter Parker on his way to becoming Spider-Man in the MCU, with a journey unlike we’ve ever seen and a style that celebrates the character’s early comic book roots. Executive producer Jeff Trammel serves as head writer.
The series is reportedly set before the events of Captain America: Civil War.
“Spider-Man: Freshman Year” Cast
Fans of the MCU will be delighted to know that a slew of characters are expected to appear in the series:
- Doctor Strange: A confirmed guest appearance in the series.
- Daredevil: Voiced by Charlie Cox, who reprises his role from the live-action series.
- The Wizard (Bentley Wittman): Voiced by comedian Paul F. Tompkins.
- Wilson Fisk a.k.a. Kingpin: Rumored to be reprised by Vincent D’Onofrio.
Additionally, other iconic characters like Dr. Octavius, Chameleon, Speed Demon, Scorpion, and Butane the Pyromaniac are teased to make appearances. Fans can also expect to see Harry Osborn and Amadeus Cho as part of the story.
Will There Be A “Spider-Man: Freshman Year” Season 2?
The excitement doesn’t stop with just one season! A second installment, titled “Spider-Man: Sophomore Year,” has already been greenlit. While details remain scarce, it’s a clear sign that Disney and Marvel have high hopes for the series and its potential impact on the Marvel animated universe.