In addition to Charlie Cox’s appearance as Daredevil, discover the other characters set to appear in the Marvel Studios Spider-Man: Freshman Year animated series.
In 2014 the friendly neighbor will return to an animated series with Spider-Man: Freshman Year, which will be produced by the nascent animation division of Marvel Studios, and which will feature several classic characters from the arachnid mythology.
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At the San Diego Comic-Con it was confirmed that one of the heroes who will alternate the scene with Spidey is Daredevil, who will have the voice of Charlie Cox, his interpreter in the Live Action projects, but he is one of several characters that will appear in this new proposal.
What is not known for sure is whether this story will be MCU canon, or whether Spider-Man: Freshman Year will take place in an alternate universe, similar to the episodes of the animated series Whai If…?
Discover more characters that will alternate with Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Freshman Year
The series will focus on Peter Parker’s early days as the hero of Queens, taking place in Parker’s freshman year of high school as he slowly begins to understand that with great power comes great responsibility.
The return of Charlie Cox as Daredevil is one of the most anticipated events for fans of the Man Without Fear, who will appear in three live action series (Echo, She-Hulk and Daredevil: Born Again). His brief cameo in Spider-Man: No Way Home is just a preview of the adventures that await this duo.
Unrelated to Alfred Molina’s version of Doc Ock, Otto Octavuis could be one of the main villains of the first season of this animated series. Doctor Octopus’ design is similar to what we’ve seen since his debut in The Amazing Spider-Man #3.
In Spider-Man: Freshman Year we will meet Maria Vasquez, who in the comics is the second version of Tarantula. The first version of Tarantula was a villain in the service of the dictators of South America, and the second version of her, Vasquez, joined Heroes for Hire.
One of Spidey’s classic villains will finally see his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s Aleksei Sytsevich, a Russian immigrant who, in order to get out of poverty, undergoes genetic experiments that turn him into a Rhino.
Another of Spidey’s classic villains will make an appearance in this animated series is Marc Gargan, JJ Jameson’s employee who will be transformed by an experiment into Scorpio, one of the most dangerous enemies of the wall-crawler.
This was an Iron Man villain in the silver age. Milos Masaryk was a Soviet agent in the care of Anton Vanko, who invented a helmeted suit that emits a beam of energy. Masaryk is ordered to assassinate Anton Vanko after he defected from the USSR
In Spider-Man: Freshman Year, Amadeus Cho will be one of Peter Parker’s great friends. In the comics, Cho is a teenager with a fairly high IQ who takes on the mantle of The Awesome Hulk.
Dimitri Smerdyakov. Better known as The Chameleon, he made his debut in the pages of The Amazing Spider-Man #1, when he immigrated to the United States and posed as Spidey to commit crimes, until he was captured by the friendly neighbor. The Chameleon is the stepbrother of Sergei Kravinoff, better known as Kraven The Hunter.
Norman and Harry Osborne
In Spider-Man: Freshman Year Norman Osborn will be the mentor of Peter Parker, although it has not been defined if this man will become the Green Goblin in the first season. While Harry Osborn would be one of Peter Parker’s closest friends, referring to the main canon of the comics.
The maternal image of Peter Parker with Aunt May could not be missing, the selfless woman who dedicates body and soul to taking care of her nephew, without realizing that the young man has become Spider-Man.
The leader of the Runaways, Nico Minoru, will arrive in this series as one of the students of the high school where Peter Parker studies, and will be one of those in charge of bringing the magical corner of La Casa de las Ideas to this series.
In this animated series, Doctor Strange will wear the classic appearance of the comics, although it has not been confirmed if Benedict Cumbertbatch will lend his voice to the Sorcerer Supreme, who would also be Noco Minoru’s mentor in this series.
The wall-crawler will finally face a speedster like Speed Demon, a villain who began his history in Marvel as Whizzer, a member of the Squadron Sinister.
Alonzo Lincoln will be part of the cast of this series, where he will establish a friendship with Peter Parker, but this will not prevent Lincoln from using his enormous strength to take the path of crime as Tombstone.
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