Marvel Rising will be back this week with a brand new special that has fans have been anxiously awaiting. Geared toward kids and teens, this new animated series focuses on young Marvel super heroes, the Secret Warriors, joining together in the fight against evil. A brand-new 22-minute animated special Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts will premiere on the Marvel HQ YouTube channel this Wednesday.

What’s happening:

  • Marvel has announced that the brand new special Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts will premiere on Wednesday, January 16 on the Marvel HQ YouTube channel.
  • Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts will also be available on DisneyNOW starting Friday, February 1st.
  • This new special features the return of Dove Cameron and Booboo Stewart and follows fan-favorite Ghost-Spider as she teams-up with the Secret Warriors to bring down the villains Sheath and Exile for good.
  • Can team leader Quake convince Ghost-Spider to permanently join the team?

More Marvel Rising:

  • Disney Channel star Sofia Wylie (Andi Mack) will unveil her first-ever musical performance for the animated special with a song titled “Side By Side.”
  • On January 18, the DisneyMusicVEVO YouTube channel will premiere a behind-the-scenes look at Wylie’s recording process in an exclusive music featurette.
  • “Side By Side” is published by Marvel Comics Music, Inc. and Marvel Superheroes Music.
  • The digital single will be available on January 18 from Walt Disney Records.

Live-Chat with Marvel Rising Stars:

  • In preparation for the premiere of Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts, select voice talent from the special including:
    • Tyler Posey
    • Booboo Stewart
    • Kathreen Khavari
    • Kamil McFadden
    • Roger Craig Smith
  • Will be live-chatting with fans on the Marvel HQ YouTube channel on Wednesday, January 16 at 4:00 pm PT.


Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts stars:

  • Dove Cameron as Ghost-Spider
  • Tyler Posey as Inferno
  • Chloe Bennet as Quake
  • Cierra Ramirez as America Chavez
  • Booboo Stewart as Exile
  • Milana Vayntrub as Squirrel Girl
  • Kathreen Khavari as Ms. Marvel
  • Kamil McFadden as Patriot
  • Skai Jackson as Gloria Grant
  • Dee Bradley Baker as Lockjaw/Tippy-Toe
  • Steven Weber as Captain Stacy
  • Tara Strong as Mary Jane Watson
  • Amanda C. Miller as Sheath


Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts is executive produced by:

  • Joe Quesada
  • Dan Buckley
  • Cort Lane
  • Eric Radomski

Co-executive produced by:

  • Stan Lee
  • Sana Amanat
  • Marsha Griffin

Additional credits:

  • Mairghread Scott wrote the special.
  • Alfred Gimeno served as supervising animation producer and director.