"Marvel's Avengers Assemble," a new animated series reuniting some of Marvel's most iconic Super Heroes - Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow and newcomer Falcon - premieres Sunday, July 7, with a special one-hour preview on Sunday, May 26 (both at 11 a.m.) on Marvel Universe on Disney XD.
Featuring the team that took the world by storm in "Marvel's The Avengers," "Marvel's Avengers Assemble" follows the action-packed adventures of the iconic superhero team, the Avengers, as they find a way to put their differences aside and work together to defend the planet from threats no single superhero could withstand. The world's most dangerous supervillains don't stand a chance when the Avengers assemble.
The multi-platform rollout is as follows:
Sunday, May 26: Special one-hour preview (11 a.m.) on Marvel Universe on Disney XD. In the episode "The Avengers Protocol: Pt. 1," when Captain America is apparently destroyed by Red Skull, Iron Man re-unites the team to try and avenge his friend and stop Red Skull's army. In "The Avengers Protocol: Pt. 2," M.O.D.O.K. and Red Skull steal Tony Stark's armor, which forces the Avengers to put aside their differences and galvanize the team to stop the evil duo from destroying New York City.
At DisneyXD.com/Marvel, fans can take on the role of Hawkeye in the new side-scrolling action defense game, "Avengers Tower Assault." Players can help the Avengers defend Stark Tower and an ancient powerful artifact from the oncoming hordes of Red Skull's minions.
Monday, May 27: "The Avengers Protocol: Pt. 1" and "The Avengers Protocol: Pt. 2" episodes will be available on iTunes.
Friday, June 28: A special 2-minute preview of the premiere episode will air during the 8:30 p.m. telecast of "Jessie" on Disney Channel.
Preview episodes are available on DisneyXD.com, WATCHDisneyXD.com and the WATCH Disney XD app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Additionally, verified WATCH Disney XD viewers will be able to watch the series premiere. WATCH Disney XD delivers a live feed of the network online and to mobile devices, as well as on demand episodes of popular shows.
Sunday, July 7: Series premiere (11 a.m.) - In the episode "Ghost of a Chance," the rookie Falcon stands alone to save his team and stop a full-scale invasion of Earth after the Avengers fall victim to the body-swapping Space Phantoms.
At DisneyXD.com/Marvel, a second game will launch.
Starring are Adrian Pasdar ("Heroes") as Iron Man/Tony Stark, Fred Tatasciore ("Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness") reprising his role as Hulk/Bruce Banner, Roger Craig Smith ("Wreck-It Ralph") as Captain America/Steve Rogers, Travis Willingham ("Shelf Life") as Thor, Troy Baker ("Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man") as Hawkeye/Clint Barton, Bumper Robinson ("The Game") as Falcon/Sam Wilson and Laura Bailey ("The Super Hero Squad Show") as Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff.
The creative team consists of executive producers Alan Fine ("The Avengers," "Iron Man," "Thor"), Dan Buckley ("The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes," "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man"), Joe Quesada ("Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man") and Jeph Loeb ("Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."); co-executive producers Stan Lee ("Spider-Man"), Eric Radomski ("Spawn," "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man") and Man of Action Studios ("Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man," "Ben 10"); and supervising producers Todd Casey ("Thundercats"), Cort Lane ("The Super Hero Squad Show") and Eric Radomski ("Spawn," "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man").