Steven Yeun and JK Simmons lead the cast, which also includes Sandra Oh, Seth Rogen, Zazie Beetz and Mark Hamill.
Has Amazon’s upcoming animated series Invincible Do you have the greatest voice ever? I mean the cast of The simpsons is probably the largest, but this formidable collection of A-List names is breathtaking nonetheless.
This weekend at CCXP Worlds, Amazon announced the two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali joined the cast along with Jon Hamm, Ezra Miller, Jonathan Groff, Nicole Byer, Djimon Hounsou, Jeffrey Donovan and Clancy Brown.
Steven Yeun and Oscar winner JK Simmons lead the ensemble, which also includes the Emmy winner Sandra Oh, Seth Rogen, Gillian Jacobs, Andrew Rannells, Zazie Beetz, Walton Goggins, Jason Mantzoukas, Mae Whitman, Melise, Chris Diamantopoulos, Kevin Michael Richardson, Gray griffin, Max Burkholder and war of stars Legend Mark Hamill. I mean wow! That’s a lot of talent right there.
Invincible is an animated superhero show for adults that revolves around seventeen-year-old Mark Grayson (Yeun), who is just like any other man his age – except that his father is the most powerful superhero in the world, Omni-Man (Simmons) . . As Mark develops his own powers, he discovers that his father’s legacy may not be as heroic as it seems.
Those familiar with the Skybound / Image comic of the same name will be delighted to know that Ali Titan, Brown Damien Darkblood, Byer will speak to both Vanessa and Fiona, Donovan Machine Head and Groff Rick Sheridan and Hamm will speak Steve, Hounsou will speak to Martian Emperor and Miller will speak to DA Sinclair.
The hour-long, eight-episode series comes from the creator of The Walking Dead Robert Kirkmanwho helped create the comic Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley. Kirkman is also an executive producer Simon Racioppa, David Alpert, Catherine Winderwhile Justin Allen and Chris Copeland serve as board members. Skybound produced Invincible, which completed its 15-year run in February 2018, making it Kirkman’s second-longest comic book series.
The Invincible panel is now available to stream on the CCXP official website. Click here to learn about another Mahershala Ali superhero project – Marvel’s New blade Movie.
CCXP Worlds’ main stage includes Neil Gaiman, Paramount Pictures, and a 6 hour Warner Media Panel!
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Jeff Sneider is a Senior Film Reporter at Collider, where he publishes film and television news and curates the Up-and-Comer of the Month column. He also hosts the podcast “The Sneider Cut” and the award-winning series “For Your Consideration” with Scott Mantz and Perri Nemiroff. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jeff began his career at Ain’t It Cool News before moving to Los Angeles to write for Variety and later for TheWrap and Mashable. Jeff also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Tracking Board and contributed to the MTV Movies Blog, Hollywood Life Magazine, Washington Square News, and the Colorado Springs Independent. His Oscar selection appeared on the LA Times Envelope site, and he agrees with screenwriter William Goldman, who famously said of Hollywood, “Nobody knows.” Jeff is from Needham, Massachusetts and has never had a salad. He can be found on Twitter, Instagram, Cameo, and Blogspot by searching his Nom de Plume @TheInSneider.
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