Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, an animated adventure that will assemble characters from two hugely popular franchises, Disney's Phineas and Ferb and Marvel's iconic Super Heroes: Spider-Man and The Avengers (Iron Man, Thor and Hulk) will premiere this September on Disney XD. Here is the official trailer:
The epic television event will mark the first crossover animated television special for Marvel and Disney properties. Working closely with Marvel's creative team, Phineas and Ferb creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh are designing Marvel's Super Heroes and Super Villains, including Red Skull, Whiplash, Venom and M.O.D.O.K., to fit the Danville world of the Emmy Award-winning series.
"Our partnership with Marvel has yielded big returns this year – first with the launch of the Marvel Universe block on Disney XD, and now with production beginning on the Phineas and Ferb / Marvel special. To paraphrase Phineas himself: best year EVER!," said Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide.
“Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel is an exciting animated special for everyone at Disney and Marvel. Bringing together the worlds of Phineas and Ferb and Marvel's The Avengers is a ton of fun for fans of both properties," said Dan Buckley, Publisher & President of the Print, Animation & Digital Divisions, Marvel Worldwide, Inc. "It's a thrilling opportunity for these two franchises to take advantage of each other in a way that may go beyond this one special. Fans of all ages are in for a very special treat!"
In Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk enter Danville after Dr. Doofenshmirtz's latest "inator" scheme accidentally removes their powers and immobilizes them. Now it's up to Phineas and Ferb to team up with the Marvel Super Heroes to help them regain their powers and defeat Marvel Super Villains – Red Skull, Whiplash, Venom and M.O.D.O.K. – who are working together with Dr. Doofenshmirtz to use his power-draining technology to create mayhem.
In this sexy noir thriller, nothing is quite what it seems as both within and outside of the frame the line between fiction and reality is blurred.
Martin is a talented screenwriter and novelist currently going through a difficult patch in his career. Yet after the death of the mysterious and alluring Angelique and the arrival of her twin sister Therese, Martin’s world starts to change.
He finds himself torn between the similarities in this mystery to the disappearance of his wife 10 years ago (for which he is still a suspect), his daughter’s insecurities around her acting career and the intrigue surrounding Therese’s past.
The film stars SEBASTIAN KOCH (The Lives of Others, Black Book) and LOTTE VERBEEK as Martin and Therese/ Angelique and features the cream of British acting talent, including FRANCES DE LA TOUR (The History Boys, Harry Potter), JULIAN SANDS (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Leaving Las Vegas) and EMILIA FOX.
Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel Trailer
15th August 2013
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