Watch the action-packed finale this weekend on Disney XD!

After a season full of surprises, the second season of “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy” concludes this weekend with a huge adventure where the Guardians must use the combined power of Nova, the Avengers, and the warriors of Asgard to stop Magus, rescue Warlock’s consciousness, and save the galaxy from destruction.

We talked with SVP, Animation & Family Entertainment, Cort Lane who told us how pleased he was with the stunning animation and different worlds that made up this season’s epic storyline. This season has been so much fun, from introducing Nova to working with the Avengers, did you go into the series knowing you’d be using so many characters from the Marvel universe?

Cort Lane: We knew we were going to kick off with a fight with the Avengers. We knew that we were going to tell this extended Adam Warlock story that would reveal itself over time—and that it would involve other characters—so yeah, we knew the scope would be huge. I mean, part of the fun of working with the Guardians of the Galaxy is we can explore the Marvel cosmic universe in a way that allows so much creative freedom. There’s so many places, so many stories to tell, and so many weird bizarre characters for the Guardians to play against. This season Peter dealt with his dad and sister Captain Victoria, would you say familial relations seems to have been the tie that binds the whole season together?

Cort Lane: The Guardians talk about being a family and what family means, and being part of something bigger than yourself is so important, what you can do for the world and what you can do for people closest to you. So yeah, family is what the Guardians is about, they had formed their own family—none of them have a family of their own, truly—so they formed this bizarre family and somehow it makes them all better people because, let’s face it, most of them have done some not so great things before they joined this family. It’s fun how all of the “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy” episodes are always named after songs. What was the process for choosing the songs in season 2?

Cort Lane: When we have story summits and break the stories, we know thematically what the story is about and then Marty Eisenberg and Harrison Wilcox—who run those story summits—they really have to wrack their brains to try and come up with titles based on those classic songs. Obviously, music being a part of the Guardians brand—from time to time we have little bits of classic 70s and 80s pop and rock music to use—being able to make that connection to the song titles is just a nice vehicle for us to connect to the greater franchise feel. Cosmo is a fan favorite and was a big part of this season. What was the decision to have him play a key role, and will we see him return for season 3?

Cort Lane: We are big Cosmo fans and we almost feel like he’s an extra member of the team. We utilized him a lot because we think that there’s something really unique that we can do in animation different than the films, in leveraging that character. We really like his personality and his attitude. This season goes deep into Marvel cosmic lore with the introduction of Adam Warlock and Magus. It’s been a great extension for fans of the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies and those who are anticipating “Infinity War.” Was that always the goal from the beginning of the season?

Cort Lane: It’s more organic. When we start writing these episodes, it’s far more than a year before they air. So we were just going in our own direction when we decided we wanted to tell an Adam Warlock story. For us, it’s just about exploring all the parts of the Marvel universe that we think are interesting from a storytelling perspective for the show, but it’s still capturing some of the feel of the franchise that people know from the film. This season with the introduction of Tana Nile, it made me wonder if we could see a version of Gamora’s Graces come into action in the future?

Cort Lane: We’ve never talked about that, that’s something we should bring up! That’s fun, I’ll bring that up to the series executives. After a fun-filled season, what can we look forward to in season 3?

Cort Lane: Season 3…is even weirder. In the most wonderful way. We begin the season mirroring the Mission: Breakout! storyline from the ride at California Adventure and just as in the ride, they get away from the Collector, but now we get to see what happens when the Collector seeks out revenge, and that’s a fun story in and of itself.

It’s also a story about wish fulfillment, the Guardians sort of get everything that they want and we get to see how that goes; well or not so well, for them individually. After getting away from the Collector and sort of being very successful and happy, things start to unravel very quickly as the Collector seeks revenge.

Be sure to catch the season finale episodes of “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy,” “You’re No Good” (Airing at 8:00 – 8:30 AM EST) and “Behind Gold Eyes” (Airing at 8:30 – 9:00 AM EST), on Sunday, November 12 on Disney XD!

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Where there is one, there is another.

We’re three months out from the series debut of Freeform original, “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger.”

An all-new “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” trailer will drop tomorrow, Tuesday, March 20. To mark the occasion, Freeform released a new poster below!

Stay tuned to for the latest on “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” and Marvel Television! Be sure to follow @CloakandDagger on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” Facebook page!

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Krysten Ritter and Melissa Rosenberg join the podcast!

With Season 2 of Marvel’s Jessica Jones now streaming, Judy welcomes Krysten Ritter and Melissa Rosenberg (Showrunner) to chat about the importance of a female lead, Jessica’s fashion, and giving advice to young fans.

Listen to the Women of Marvel – Episode 164 now!

Produced by Judy Stephens and Brandon Grugle
Associate Produced by Chloe Wilson
Art by Allyson Wakeman
Music by Karen Kanan Corrêa


Women of Marvel is coming to c2e2 in Chicago from April 6-8th! Stay tuned for more information!


The Women of Marvel podcast assemble to chat all things Marvel and more! New episodes will be released every Thursday, co-hosted by Marvel VP, Content and Character Development Sana Amanat, Producer Judy Stephens, along with Assistant Editor Christina Harrington and Talent & Senior Creative Producer Lorraine Cink.

Have feedback or questions? Email us at, or tweet your questions and comments to @Marvel with the hashtag #WomenOfMarvel.

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The new season begins Sunday, March 18th at 8:00am ET/PT on Disney XD!

The Guardians of the Galaxy are back for their third season in “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!” — debuting this Sunday on Disney XD — and the season kicks off with two new episodes, as the Guardians try to pull off a prison break and then encounter none other than Spider-Man!

We’ve got a clip from you from the season premiere above, as Drax tries to deal with some of the other inhabitants inside the Collector’s collection and things get decidedly messy.

Check out the official descriptions of the first two episodes of the season below.

“Mission: Breakout” – The Guardians must work together to escape the elaborate prisons created for them by The Collector.

“Back in the New York Groove” – The Guardians meet up with Spider-Man in New York City to defeat Thanos’ super-powered symbiote.

You can watch the first two episodes of “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!” this Sunday, March 18, from 8:00am-9:00am ET/PT on Disney XD!

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The Emmy-nominated 'Sopranos' alum will be part of the new season, debuting June 22 on Netflix.

Marvel Television and Netflix announced today that Annabella Sciorra has joined the second season of “Marvel’s Luke Cage.”

Sciorra will play Rosalie Carbone, a dangerous downtown criminal underworld power player with an eye, and an agenda, toward Harlem. Sciorra joins returning cast members Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Simone Missick (Misty Knight), Alfre Woodard (Mariah Dillard), and Theo Rossi (Hernan ‘Shades’ Alvarez). All 13-episodes of Season 2 of “Marvel’s Luke Cage” will premiere on June 22, 2018, exclusively on Netflix.

Best known for her acclaimed, Emmy-nominated performance as Gloria Trillo in HBO’s “The Sopranos,” Sciorra also starred in Spike Lee’s “Jungle Fever” and Curtis Hanson’s “The Hand That Rocks The Cradle,” among other high profile roles. She received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead in Nancy Savoca’s “True Love” and will be seen next in a recurring role in Season 2 of Netflix’s “G.L.OW”

Annabella Sciorra

Said “Marvel’s Luke Cage” Executive Producer and Showrunner, Cheo Hodari Coker, “I’ve been a huge fan of hers since Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever, and Anabella Sciorra is no joke as Rosalie Carbone. You haven’t seen her this gangster since her thrilling turn as Tony’s formidable flame Gloria Trillo on Season 3 of ‘The Sopranos.’ I’m thrilled her introduction to the Marvel Universe will be on ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage.’”

“We couldn’t be happier to be working with such an incredible talent,” said Jeph Loeb, “Marvel’s Luke Cage” Executive Producer and Marvel’s Head of Television. “This character is complex and layered and Annabella is the perfect actress to portray her.”

In “Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 2, after clearing his name, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) has become a celebrity on the streets of Harlem with a reputation as bulletproof as his skin. But being so well known has only increased the pressure he feels to protect the community. With the rise of a formidable new foe, Luke is forced to confront the fine line that separates a hero from a villain.

Marvel’s Luke Cage is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker (“SouthLAnd,” “Ray Donovan”) along with Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” “Marvel’s Daredevil”), and Jim Chory (“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” “Marvel’s Daredevil”).

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Flip through the artwork inspired by pulp novels, the show, and each episode's director!

Marvel Comics recently collaborated with Netflix to produce 13 pieces of art to celebrate season 2 of “Marvel’s Jessica Jones”!

The covers highlight individual episodes, as well as their directors and writers, with pulp novel inspired art created by 13 all-star artists in their own signature styles. Look through all 13 covers here!

Stream season 2 of “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” on Netflix now!

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Keep yourself together. 'Legion' premieres April 3 on FX.

Following last week’s release of the trailer for “Legion” Season 2, new key art has been revealed for the second season of the acclaimed series.

You can see the image below, which depicts David Haller (Dan Stevens) in an offbeat and evocative manner that feels right at home within the imaginative world of “Legion.”

The key art isn’t the only new “Legion” imagery that has recently been released. Check out the gallery below to see new Season 2 images of the entire cast of the series, leading up to the season premiere airing April 3 on FX.

Based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, “Legion” follows David Haller, a man who believed himself to be schizophrenic only to discover that he may actually be the most powerful mutant the world has ever seen.From childhood, David shuffled from one psychiatric institution to the next until, in his early 30s, he met and fell in love with a beautiful and troubled fellow patient named Syd (Rachel Keller). After Syd and David shared a startling encounter, he was forced to confront the shocking possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees may actually be real. Syd led David to Melanie Bird (Jean Smart), a demanding but nurturing therapist who heads a team of specialists – Ptonomy (Jeremie Harris), Kerry (Amber Midthunder) and Cary (Bill Irwin) – each of whom possesses a unique and extraordinary gift. Together, they helped David to recognize and harness his hidden powers. With their support, David finally unlocked a deeply suppressed truth – he had been haunted his entire life by a malicious parasite of unimaginable power. Known as the Shadow King, this malevolent creature appeared in the form of David’s friend Lenny (Aubrey Plaza), but is actually an ancient being named “Amahl Farouk.” In an epic showdown, David and his friends battled his demon, ultimately forcing it from David’s body. Unfortunately, Farouk found a new host – Melanie’s husband Oliver Bird” (Jemaine Clement) – and escaped. Just when they thought they’d earned a moment of respite, a mysterious orb appeared and took David away to an unknown place. With David and Oliver missing and Farouk on the loose, the team forms an unlikely alliance with their former enemy Clark (Hamish Linklater) and his well-funded government organization, Division III. Meanwhile, Amahl Farouk (Navid Negahban) is on a new path to attaining infinite and world-ending power.

You can follow “Legion” on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Watch 'Big Robot Little Problem' to see how Ant-Man deals with a very big problem!

Ultron has menaced the Avengers many times, so is Ant-Man in, ahem, big trouble as the robot villain strikes in a new Marvel Funko Short?!

When Ultron gains possession of the Hulkbuster at Avengers HQ in “Big Robot Little Problem,” Ant-Man proves that size doesn’t matter – it’s how you use it. Watch the short above at the top of the page!

The Marvel Funko shorts include story and animation by A Large Evil Corporation and were executive produced by Brian Mariotti, Dan Buckley, Cort Lane, Joe Quesada, and Alan Fine.

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The Guardians find themselves framed by the Collector in the third season.

“Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!” is set to debut Sunday, March 18 at 8:00 a.m. ET/PT on Disney XD and DisneyNOW, as the animated series returns for its third season with a one-hour telecast.

Season 3 finds the Guardians amidst fame and fortune after arresting Thanos and then quickly back on their feet after being framed by the Collector. They’ll travel to new universes, stage the ultimate sting operation inside Nova Corps, and expose a highly anticipated secret invasion.

Check out the new video above to see what’s in store for the Guardians and a glimpse at some of their encounters along the way during the “Mission Breakout!” season!

“Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!” stars Will Friedle as the quirky leader Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Trevor Devall as the temperamental and tough-talking Rocket Raccoon, Vanessa Marshall as the unparalleled warrior Gamora, David Sobolov as the rough-edged warrior Drax the Destroyer, and Kevin Michael Richardson as tree-like humanoid Groot.

The Collector in “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!”

Guest stars this season include Raven-Symone (Disney Channel’s “Raven’s Home”), Henry Winkler (“Happy Days”) and Ming-Na Wen (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”).

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The three final episodes of the season air Sunday, March 11 from 8:00-9:30am on Disney XD!

The “Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars” season finale airs this coming Sunday on Disney XD, and there’s some huge events still left to unfold in the three episodes that wrap up the epic Beyond/Battlworld storyline, as a ton of Avengers join forces!

You can read the episode descriptions below for each episode, and then check out a clip above to see a notable group of Avengers assemble to take down the Mindless Ones using every power and ability they can.

“The Citadel” – Captain America and Iron Man are captured by the Beyonder and the villain team he’s assembled.

“The Wastelands” – Before they can use the Bifrost to undo Battleworld, the Avengers must defeat the Beyonder’s forces, Ares and an army of Ghost Riders.

“All Things Must End” – After Loki becomes the Sorcerer Supreme, the Avengers are the only thing standing between him and domination of the universe.

“Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars” – “The Citadel,” “The Wastelands,” and “All Things Must End” air Sunday, March 11 from 8:00-9:30am on Disney XD!

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