By Jerry Beck | Animation Scoop June 28, 2013 at 12:01PM
Disney is making a big deal out of this - and rightly so. Two iconic universes collide when Marvel and Disney characters team up in Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, a landmark show in which Marvel Super Heroes and the popular animated duo, Phineas and Ferb, defeat Marvel Super Villains in an epic battle of good versus evil.
This first ever crossover animated television special for Marvel and Disney characters premieres Friday August 16th at 8pm ET/PT on Disney Channel. Here's the plot synopsis:
In "Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel," Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk stand powerless after being struck by Dr. Doofenshmirtz's power-draining "inator." Once the Marvel Super Villains – Red Skull, Whiplash, Venom and M.O.D.O.K. – find out that Dr. Doofenshmirtz is responsible for robbing the Super Heroes of their powers, they seek him out and together create mayhem in Danville. Meanwhile, Phineas and Ferb do everything they can to restore the Super Heroes' powers before the evil villains take over the world.
Creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh worked closely with Marvel's creative team to ensure the Marvel characters fit seamlessly into the Danville world of the Emmy Award-winning series.
The all-star voice cast includes: Vincent Martella as Phineas Flynn; Ashley Tisdale as Candace Flynn; Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Ferb Fletcher; Caroline Rhea as mom Linda Flynn-Fletcher; Richard O'Brien as dad Lawrence Fletcher; Dee Bradley Baker as Perry the Platypus; Alyson Stoner as Isabella; Jeff "Swampy" Marsh as Major Monogram; Dan Povenmire as Dr. Doofenshmirtz; Tyler Mann as Carl; John Viener as Norm; Maulik Pancholy as Baljeet; Bobby Gaylor as Buford; Jack McBrayer as Irving; Drake Bell as Spider-Man; Adrian Pasdar as Iron Man; Travis Willingham as Thor; Fred Tatasciore as Hulk; Liam O'Brien as Red Skull; Charlie Adler as M.O.D.O.K.; Peter Stormare as Whiplash; Danny Trejo as Venom; and Chi McBride as Nick Fury.
Stan Lee also guest stars as himself.
The multi-platform rollout schedule is as follows:
FRIDAY, JULY 26
Beginning Friday, July 26, fans can visit DisneyChannel.com/MissionMarvel to play an all new game featuring characters from "Phineas and Ferb" and Marvel. The site will also feature videos and a chance to create your own "Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel" Photo Mash Up.
MONDAY, AUGUST 12
Beginning Monday, August 12, Disney Channel will feature a weeklong strip of "Phineas and Ferb" episodes as a countdown to the special event of the summer. Additionally, Disney Channel SVOD and verified WATCH Disney Channel users will be treated to a first look at "Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel."
FRIDAY, AUGUST 16
Premiere of "Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel" (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel with simulcasts onWATCH Disney Channel and Disney Channel Mobile VOD.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 17
"Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel" will be available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video Store and Microsoft Xbox.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25
"Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel" premieres SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 (10:00 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD and will be hosted by Dr. Doofenshmirtz via "Doof's Daily Dirt." The premiere event will feature six spots, including Dr. Doof dishing on his exploits with the Marvel Super Villains and encouraging viewers to visit DisneyXD.com to play an
all-new game inspired by "Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel." Episodes of "Doof's Daily Dirt" can be seen onDisney.com and YouTube.com/DoofDaily.