Roles for 'The Pride' locked, in adaptation of popular Marvel comic

Marvel Television announced today the group of actors set to portray The Pride (a.k.a the parental characters) in “Marvel’s Runaways,” the highly anticipated project with popular streaming service, Hulu.

Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? “Marvel’s Runaways” is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe – their parents.

Meet the Pride:

Ryan Sands as Geoffrey Wilder

Ryan Sands (“Hat Hair,” “The Wire”) as Geoffrey Wilder – is a man defined by the grueling path he’s taken to achieve his self-made success. A hulking presence, Geoffrey can effortlessly shift from approachable father to intimidating strategist with his son Alex.

Angel Parker as Catherine Wilder

Angel Parker (“The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” “The Strain”) as Catherine Wilder – a successful lawyer, is deliberate and calculating in both her words and actions. But when it comes to her family, she’s fiercely loyal and a loving mother to her son Alex.

Brittany Ishibashi as Tina Minoru

Brittany Ishibashi (“This Is Us,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”) as Tina Minoru – a perfectionist “tiger mom.” In her professional life, she is a brilliant innovator and ruthless CEO. Emotionally, she is less confident, often shying away from difficult conversations with her daughter Nico and careful to avoid explicit displays of her feelings.

James Yaegashi as Robert Minoru

James Yaegashi (“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” on Broadway, “Madame Secretary”) as Robert Minoru – a gentle and brilliant beta, the Woz to his wife’s Jobs. Warm and feeling, Robert sometimes struggles with being married to a woman who so forcefully barricades her emotions while caring about Nico.

Kevin Weisman as Dale Yorkes

Kevin Weisman (“Hello Ladies,” “Alias”) as Dale Yorkes – a beardy, dad-core bioengineer. Incredibly science-minded, he has a deep love for his family but oftentimes falls short at knowing the right things to say to Gert.

Brigid Brannagh as Stacey Yorkes

Brigid Brannagh (“Army Wives,” “True Colors”) as Stacey Yorkes – an absent-minded and professorial bioengineer. Perpetually dawning Birkenstocks and a messy bun, Stacey utilizes a progressive approach to her parenting style to Gert.

Annie Wersching as Leslie Dean

Annie Wersching (“Timeless,” “The Vampire Diaries”) as Leslie Dean – a complicated beauty, is a poised and skilled leader. Clear-minded, focused, and charismatic, Leslie draws in devoted allies and followers who are taken by her success and charm, particularly with her daughter Karolina.

Kip Pardue as Frank Dean

Kip Pardue (“Remember the Titans,” “Ray Donovan”) as Frank Dean – a former teen star who rode a short-lived movie career and is now teeming with insecurity. Floundering in his professional career as an actor, Frank is seeking to renew purpose in his life while being a father to Karolina.

James Marsters as Victor Stein

James Marsters (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”) as Victor Stein – an engineering genius who may just save the word from itself. Electric cars, space travel; the military and NASA both look to him for answers. As a father to Chase, Victor has lofty expectations for his son, and when they aren’t met, his retribution can be fierce.

Ever Carradine as Janet Stein

Ever Carradine (“The Handmaids Tale,” “Goliath”) as Janet Stein – a perfect PTA mom. Harboring a brilliant mind of her own, she has made deep sacrifices for her husband’s world-changing career. Though she hides it for the wellbeing of her son Chase, Janet longs for more from her life.

“This cast is an abundance of riches. We are so excited to have assembled our PRIDE, though for the fate of humanity we should be very concerned…,” said Executive Producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. “

“’Marvel’s Runaways’ has enough great actors to support two shows, but I love that this project contains multiple generations of incredible talent all in one story,” added Runaways comic co-creator and series executive consultant Brian K. Vaughn

“This cast has come together in ways we couldn’t have imagined and we are thrilled to work with this outstanding group,” said Executive Producer, Jeph Loeb.

Marvel previously announced Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer, Gregg Sulkin and Allegra Acosta were locked to play the title roles in the series.

“Marvel’s Runaways” is executive produced by series showrunners/writers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (“THE O.C.,” “GOSSIP GIRL”) along with Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Luke Cage,” “Marvel’s Iron Fist”) and Jim Chory (“Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Marvel’s Jessica Jones.”) Fake Empire’s Lis Rowinski will produce as well. Marvel’s Runaways is a co-production with ABC Signature Studios.

“Marvel’s Runaways” for Hulu is based on the Marvel comics created by the award- team of Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona. The book series has won an Eisner, a Harvey and was featured as one of the Young Adult Library Services Association’s best books for young adults.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Runaways” and Marvel Television!

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Download Ep. 63 to director Billy Gierhart discuss Season 4's Fiery Finale!

***SPOILER ALERT: Don’t listen in if you haven’t seen the most recent episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”!***

In the latest episode of “This Week in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” we chat with director Billy Gierhart about the fiery finale for Season 4! “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will return to ABC for a fifth season soon.

Download episode #63 of “This Week in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” from Marvel.com! “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will return to ABC for a fifth season soon.

Go behind-the-scenes of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” with a new podcast series for the hit show on ABC! Every week we’ll talk with a different member of the cast and production crew as well as Executive Producers examining the twists and turns of the most recent episode, as well as taking a look at the creation process behind this exciting series! Don’t miss “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Tuesdays at its new time, 10:00 p.m. ET on ABC, and catch a new episode of “This Week in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” right here every Wednesday!

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Ghost Rider returns while Fitz & Simmons contemplate their options!

Old friends return and our heroes weight their options as “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” races towards its fourth season finale!

First, see more of Robbie Reyes–a.k.a. Ghost Rider–as he reveals more about the changes Aida has gone through. Then scroll down as Fitz and Simmons go back and forth on just how they can stop Aida in the first place!

Catch an all-new “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Tuesday at 10:00 PM ET on ABC, and keep up to date by following @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter and “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”!

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'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Star Passes Away

Marvel recognizes the passing of prominent actor Powers Boothe, whose brief stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe remains one of strength and stately impact to its fans.

Boothe felt the pull of Shakespeare and the Bard’s stage at an important time in his life, and became an actor after leaving his boyhood Texas farm for the lights of New York City in the early 1970s. Work on Broadway led to film and TV roles, and in 1980 he cemented his face and voice in the minds of millions of viewers when he played cult leader Jim Jones in a landmark TV movie, “The Guyana Tragedy.”

Still relatively young and with an Emmy Award under his belt for the role of Jones, Boothe struck out into a career of varied challenges, winning parts in such favorite films as “Southern Comfort, Red Dawn,” “Extreme Prejudice,” Tombstone,” “Sin City,” and “Nixon.” Unsatisfied with limiting himself to film and TV, he also lent his forceful voice to video games where he moved even closer to the world of comic books.

In 2012, the actor filmed a brief scene for “Marvel’s The Avengers” in which he played an unnamed figure on the World Security Council. Fortunately, Boothe jumped at the chance to expand upon the part in 2015 on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” There, the figure in shadows became Gideon Malick, a wicked Hydra leader that the actor poured all his experience and expertise into playing, making Malick a villain known for his cunning and cruelty even as audiences came to better empathize with him.

Powers Boothe continued to act right up until the end, and leaves behind an incredible range of roles, one any actor in the profession would be envious of.

The Marvel family is saddened to hear about the loss of our longtime friend, Powers Boothe. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and friends.

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Serve up this tasty treat inspired by the Darkhold!

Recipe by Jenn Fujikawa

Ingredients:

12 ounces dark chocolate
1 cup Cocoa Rice Krispies Cereal
4 packets Strawberry Pop Rocks
¼ teaspoon kosher salt

Step 1: Prep a quarter-sheet pan by lining it with a Silpat or buttered parchment. Set aside.

Step 2: Melt the chocolate over a double boiler, stirring until smooth.

Step 3: Take off the heat and stir in the rice cereal.

Step 4: Pour the chocolate mixture on top of the prepped baking sheet. Use an offset spatula to spread evenly into a large rectangle.

Step 5: Place the sheet into the freezer to set.

Step 6: Take the sheet out and let warm to room temperature for 5-7 minutes then sprinkle the Pop Rocks and kosher salt. *

Step 7: Break into pieces to serve.

*Note

If you want to decorate it to look like Darkhold, cut out a Darkhold “d” symbol template, approximately 6-inches tall. Place over the chocolate and use the template to sprinkle the Pop Rocks into the “d” shape onto the chocolate to serve.

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New series coming to Fox this fall in association with Marvel Television!

Fox has unveiled the first trailer for “The Gifted,” and you can check it out right here on Marvel.com!

Following a family who discovers their children have powers, the new series from director Bryan Singer is coming to Fox this fall.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com and follow “The Gifted” online with @thegiftedonfox on Twitter and the official Facebook page!

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Treat your mom to a super-Inhuman day with this Terrigen Mist Bath Ball!

Ingredients Needed:

1 cup Baking soda
½ cup citric acid
½ cup Epsom salt
½ cup corn starch
1 tbs coconut oil (cooled)
¾ tsp water
2 tsp lavender essential oil
Few drops of food coloring

Other Tools:

2 Bowls
Bath Bomb molds
Whisk
Spoon
Wax paper
Fluffy Towel

Step 1: Combine dry ingredients & liquid

  • Place coconut oil, water, essential oil, and food coloring into a small bowl. Stir with spoon until well mixed.
  • Dump dry ingredients into a medium bowl and stir with whisk
  • Slowly add a little liquid at a time to dry ingredients while whisking (repeat until completely combined)

(The mixture should begin to clump together when you squish it)

Step 2: Pack mixture into molds

  • Grab bath ball mold and start to pack the mixture tightly into the first half of the mold
  • Do the same with the second half of the mold
  • Squeeze the molds together to create your sphere

Step 3: Removing the bath ball

  • Remove any excess mixture around the mold
  • Loosen the mold with a spoon
  • Gently remove the bath bomb

(If the mixture isn’t packing well, place the mixture back in the bowl and add a tiny amount of water)

Step 4: Let bath bomb dry

  • Place on wax paper on top of a fluffy towel
  • Let dry for 24 hours
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Coulson & his team to return for another season!

Good news, Agents—Coulson and his squad will return for a fifth season!

ABC officially announced today that “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will return for Season 5, continuing the adventures of your favorite agents.

Don’t miss the Season 4 finale this Tuesday at 10:00 PM ET on ABC as Ghost Rider returns to join forces with Coulson’s team and face the newly-empowered (and newly-human) Aida!

Catch an all-new “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Tuesday at 10:00 PM ET on ABC, and keep up to date by following @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter and “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”!

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Download Ep. 62 to hear Elizabeth Henstridge discuss Simmons' journey throughout Season 4!

***SPOILER ALERT: Don’t listen in if you haven’t seen the most recent episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”!***

In the latest episode of “This Week in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” we chat with actress Elizabeth Henstridge about Simmons’ tumultuous journey throughout Season 4, the repercussions of the Framework, and her relationship with Fitz. Catch the action-packed season finale of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” next Tuesday at 10:00 PM ET on ABC.

Download episode #62 of “This Week in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” from Marvel.com! Catch new episodes of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Tuesdays at 10:00 PM ET on ABC.

Go behind-the-scenes of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” with a new podcast series for the hit show on ABC! Every week we’ll talk with a different member of the cast and production crew as well as Executive Producers examining the twists and turns of the most recent episode, as well as taking a look at the creation process behind this exciting series! Don’t miss “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Tuesdays at its new time, 10:00 p.m. ET on ABC, and catch a new episode of “This Week in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” right here every Wednesday!

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FXX orders ten episodes of the first season which is scheduled to debut in 2018

FXX has placed a series order with Marvel Television and FX Productions for the untitled Marvel’s Deadpool series, an animated adult action-comedy TV series adaptation of the hit Marvel character Deadpool, it was announced jointly today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions, and Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television.

Atlanta creator and Golden Globe® Award Winner Donald Glover and Stephen Glover will serve as Showrunners, Executive Producers and Writers of the series. Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory are Executive Producers. The untitled Marvel’s Deadpool series is produced by Marvel Television in association with FX Productions and ABC Signature Studios for FXX, which has ordered ten episodes for season one.

“Donald Glover is an incredibly gifted and versatile artist who’ll bring the untitled Marvel’s Deadpool series to life with the same intense, singular vision as his breakout hit Atlanta,” said Nick Grad. “With the success of Legion, we’re looking forward to again partnering with Marvel Television to create a series that is bold, striking and entirely original.”

Jeph Loeb added, “How much more fun could this be? Deadpool, Donald and FX – the perfect fit for the Merc with the Mouth! We’re thrilled that our relationship with FX that started with Legion continues with what is sure to be a groundbreaking show in adult animation.”

Since his debut in 1991, Deadpool has grown to become one of Marvel’s most popular characters thanks to his unique blend of humor and over-the-top action. With a rabid following of fans from across the globe, he currently stars in a variety of best-selling titles from Marvel Comics.

Donald Glover is the creator, executive producer, writer and star of Atlanta, which was the most critically acclaimed comedy series of 2016, basic cable’s most-watched new comedy in three years and the highest-rated comedy in FX Networks’ history. Glover himself won the Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Awards and the show took home the awards for: Golden Globe, AFI, Peabody, and WGA and received DGA and NAACP nominations. Season two of Atlanta is tentatively scheduled to debut in early 2018 on FX.

Upcoming for Glover includes Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, Han Solo and Jon Favreau’s The Lion King. Glover is known for his success under the stage name “Childish Gambino.” He released his first album, Camp, in 2011. His second album, Because the Internet, was nominated for two Grammy Awards and generated the hit song “3005.” His most recent album, Awaken, My Love!, was released in December 2016, debuted #1 on the R&B Albums Chart and is his highest-charting album.

Stephen Glover is a staff writer on FX’s award-winning series Atlanta, writing four episodes of the series ten-episode first season. In addition to script writing, he also wrote music and lyrics for the show with Donald Glover. Along with writing for television, he also has experience writing for stand-up comedians. Glover also works in music as an accomplished songwriter and performer.

Donald Glover is repped by Dianne McGunigle of MGMT Entertainment, WME and Lev Ginsburg. Stephen Glover is represented by WME and Lev Ginsburg.

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