10 February 2018

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Stitcher Brings Marvel's Wolverine To SXSW

Actor Richard Armitage ("The Hobbit"), the voice of Logan for the series, will join in conversation with the series' writer, award-winning comic book author Ben Percy; Dan Silver, vice president, head of platforms and content for Marvel New Media; and Jenny Radelet, Stitcher's head of content.

Wolverine: The Long Night
Wolverine: The Long Night
Stitcher, one of the world's leading podcast platforms, is making a major play at South by Southwest (SXSW) next month as it showcases some of its top podcast stars and sponsors the festival's Next Stage series of programming.
Festival goers will enjoy an exclusive first listen of "Wolverine: The Long Night," the long-awaited podcast collaboration between Stitcher and Marvel, ahead of the series' premiere during a panel that answers the question, "What does a superhero sound like?"
"Wolverine: The Long Night" - The first scripted podcast from Marvel, starring Celia Keenan-Bolger and Ato Essandoh as Agents Pierce and Marshall, with Richard Armitage as Wolverine
(Image via We Are Geeks Of Color)
Actor Richard Armitage ("The Hobbit"), the voice of Logan for the series, will join in conversation with the series' writer, award-winning comic book author Ben PercyDan Silver, vice president, head of platforms and content for Marvel New Media; and Jenny Radelet, Stitcher's head of content. 
The session takes place at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at the Next Stage.
"Wolverine: The Long Night" is a 10-episode scripted series that is a hybrid of mystery and the larger-scale fantasy of the Marvel Universe. 

More About "Wolverine: The Long Night":
(via wolverinepodcast.com)
Following a string of mysterious deaths in Burns, Alaska, Special Agents Sally Pierce and Tad Marshall arrive to investigate. They soon find there’s more going on than meets the eye. The first scripted podcast from Marvel, starring Celia Keenan-Bolger and Ato Essandoh as Agents Pierce and Marshall, with Richard Armitage as Wolverine. Also featuring Scott Adsit, Bob Balaban, Zoe Chao, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Brian Stokes Mitchell.
The Trailer:
⏩ Stitcher is the sponsor of the Next Stage, which showcases a diverse lineup of panels and performances March 11-14 in the Austin Convention Center.
SXSW Trade Show 2017
SXSW Trade Show 2017 - Photo by Merrick Ales

About SXSW:
SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film and music industries. 
The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. 
SXSW 2018 will take place March 9-18, 2018. SXSW 2018 is sponsored by Capital One, Mercedes-Benz, Bud Light and The Austin Chronicle.