Spider-Man: Freshman Year is an animated series, that will be releasing on Disney Plus. There’s recently been a cast list and synopsis revealed, as well as a projected release date for the Marvel series.
In addition to this new information surfacing, there were images revealed at San Diego Comic Con, in July 2022; showing art from the series for: Doctor Strange, Daredevil, Spider-Man, Peter Parker, Norman Osborn and more.
What is Spider-Man: Freshman Year about?
This official synopsis is on the U.S Copyright Office Public Record site, under the filing for episode 1 of Spider-Man: Freshman Year:
‘Marvel Studios presents “Spider-Man: Freshman Year” in which Peter Parker’s life, while getting ready for his High School orientation, is forever changed by events that send him on a journey like none before. In the first episode we discover that the new era of Spider-Man begins here!’
Main voice cast for Spider-Man: Freshman Year
Tom Holland will not be voicing Peter Parker in Spider-Man: Freshman Year, the web-crawler will instead be voiced by Hudson Thames.
In the 2021 Disney+ series What If…? Hudson Thames also voiced Peter Parker/Spider-Man, during the fifth episode about zombies.
Eugene Byrd is voicing Lonnie Lincoln; in the comics, this character is Tombstone, although may be changed for this series. Eugene has recently done voice acting on a separate Marvel project; as Jefferson David, called Spidey and His Amazing Friends (2021)
Grace Song is voicing Nico Minoru; a magical character, known from Marvel’s The Runaways.
Hannibal star; Hugh Dancy, is currently revealed to be voicing Otto Octavius.
With extensive credits of voice work on content such as Mortal Kombat, Injustice 2, Spidey and His Amazing Friends and My Adventures with Superman. Kari Walgren is on the list as the voice of Aunt May.
Zeno Robinson (Harley Quinn, Starfield, Spider-Man: Miles Morales), is set to voice Harry Osborn.
Charlie Cox is back once again as Daredevil, and this time he is in animated form. Daredevil will be wearing a black and red suit in the show. See all known appearances for the Charlie Cox as Daredevil here.
It’s not yet been revealed who will be voicing Doctor Strange or Norman Osborn, as well the rest of the characters such as Scorpion and Chameleon. However, it is rumoured that Norman could be voiced by Giancarlo Esposito.
When is Spider-Man: Freshman Year releasing?
In the public records catalogue filing; the document mentions an approximate Disney+ release date for November 2, 2024 (This may likely change).