D23 Expo 2019: 'Marvel's Hero Project' will feature children who became real-life superheroes with their remarkable feats
'Marvel’s Hero Project' will feature the commendable, positive changes that several young heroes are bringing to their own communities
Most people agree that life, on the whole, sucks. In the bleak world that we live in, it's often hard to forget that there are still some good souls out there trying to fix things that most of us choose to ignore.
Marvel hopes to bring a few of these real-life heroes into the spotlight with their brand new unscripted series titled 'Marvel's Hero Project'.
During the D23 Expo, Marvel revealed additional details about the non-fiction series, which will be the first Marvel show to be heading to Disney+. The show was first announced in April along with anthological documentary series 'Marvel’s 616' (working title).
“There’s so much of what Marvel is, what it stands for. These kids are changing the world in simple ways. Doing great work, and not letting their age be a deterrent," said series executive producer Sana Amanat.
'Marvel’s Hero Project' will feature the commendable, positive changes that several young heroes are bringing to their own communities. The show will focus on several inspiring children who have dedicated their lives to selflessly and bravely working towards bettering the lives of others, as true heroes do.
"Taking the story of a normal kid who is living their life and now having them face these hurdles," said Stephen Wacker, who was also part of the panel that made the announcement. "That’s what we do. We find out what all these kids’ powers are.”
"Anyone can watch this show and feel like they can go out and do something," said series producer Sarah Amos. "It helps families talk about difficult issues."
The show will hopefully bring some much-needed attention to the problems that need solving and convince at least a few people to start working on solutions. Before wrapping up, the panel also revealed that each young Hero featured on the show will receive their very own personalized comic book starring themselves.
Steve Wacker explained, "Marvel Comics is the heart of what we do, and to see yourself on one of those covers is truly one of the coolest surprises for these kids."
"They are truly Marvel Super Heroes now, and they deserve to be," Amanat added.
'Marvel's Hero Project' will arrive on Disney+ on November 12, 2019.