The Witcher Writer leads Marvel Studios’ X-Men ’97 for Disney +

Beau DeMayo goes from the World of The Wizard to the world of the X-men. DeMayo will serve as lead writer and executive producer of Marvel Studios animated series X-Men ’97, the next revival of the beloved 1990s X-Men: The Animated Series ready for premiere in 2023 at Disney +. The sequel series announced at Disney + Day along with new animated shows from Marvel Studios Spider-Man: Freshman and Amazing Zombies continues the story of the 90s X-men a cartoon that ran from 1992-97 via the Fox Kids Network.

DeMayo is a writer and co-producer at Netflix The Wizard, inspired by author Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy book series of the same name, and script the animated spin-off film The Wizard: Nightmare of the Wolf. DeMayo previously served as a writer and story editor on three seasons of The CW The vampire diaries by-product series The Originals.

The announced creative team of X-Men ’97 includes inspection director Jake Castorena (Justice League Act, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and controlling producer Charley Feldman (writer, Teen Titans Go!, Disney The Owl House). X-Men: The Animated Series producers and showrunners Eric and Julia Lewald will consult on the revival along with original series director Larry Houston.

Original X-Men: The Animated Series cast members returning for the revival of Disney + include Cal Dodd (Wolverine), Lenore Zann (Rogue), George Buza (Beast), Alison Sealy-Smith (Storm), Chris Potter (Gambit), Catherine Disher (Jean Gray), Adrian Hough ( Nightcrawler). ), and Christopher Britton (Mr. Sinister). Alyson Court, who voiced Jubilee, is among the cast members playing a new role X-Men ’97.

New cast members announced during Disney + Day include Jennifer Hale (Avengers Assemble, Mass Effect), Anniwaa Buachie (Archer, Mass Effect: Andromeda), Ray Chase (Pokémon, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations), Matthew Waterson (Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia, Castlevania), JP Karliak (Spidey and His Wonderful Friends, Star Wars: Visions), Holly Chou (The Great Sick, Younger), Jeff Bennett (Great Hero 6: The Series, Young Justice), and AJ LoCascio (Voltron: Legendary Defender, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf).

X-Men ’97: The Marvel Studios animated series explores new stories in the iconic 90s timeline of the original series. Written by Executive Producer Beau DeMayo.

X-Men ’97 is streaming at Disney + in 2023. Read on for all the announcements from Disney + Day 2021.

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