X-Men '97


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Professor Charles Xavier and his team of heroic mutants are back with X-Men ‘97

The all-new original series continues the animated adventures seen in the popular show that ran from 1992 until 1997. It features mutants in a world where their existence is stigmatized. Despite this, the group are determined to use their powers for good.

Following on from the events in the animated series, X-Men '97 picks up the story of beloved Professor Charles Xavier and the X-Men. Professor X is recovering on a far-off alien planet as the war between humans and mutants continues. Magneto, the master of magnetism, has been tasked by his old friend to lead the X-Men. But can Magneto abide by the moral conduct and principled rules of Xavier's students? The X-Men seek peace and not vengeance, which is the driving force of Magneto's power. Marvel’s mutants must rally to protect the original dream of their founder while facing the threat of Nathaniel Essex, otherwise known as Mister Sinister.

What to know

A continuation of the legendary adventures of X-Men: The Animated Series

X-Men ‘97 is an upcoming Marvel Studios animated television series. It follows directly from the events in X-Men: The Animated Series making it both a sequel and a series renewal. The X-Men were originally created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Head writer for X-Men '97, Beau DeMayo, is joined by previous show runners and writers Eric and Julia Lewald. The trio is joined by returning figures from the original voice cast. Lenore Zann reprises the role of Rogue who is back to absorb the powers of all mutants and superheroes she touches. Alongside her is the legendary Storm voiced again by Alison Sealy-Smith. Cal Dodd brings back the rough and gruff voice of Wolverine with the powerful Jean Grey voiced by Catherine Disher. Amongst other returning voices are the likes of George Buza as Beast and Adrian Hough as Nightcrawler. Christopher Britton is back as the main villain Mister Sinister.

Production News

  • November 12, 2021
    • X-Men ‘97 is one amongst a slew of animated announcements. The show was confirmed to be a sequel to the much-loved animated series which finished airing in 1997. (Source: Collider)
  • November 12, 2021
    •  Marvel announced the voice cast for the show. It confirms the return of most of the iconic original characters and a host of new voice actors. (Source: Marvel)
  • July 22, 2022
    • The first image from X-Men ‘97 shows the famous mutants standing in front of the title screen. The image confirms that the animation style will be a continuation and not a departure from what has come before with a sleek, updated aesthetic. Comic-Con attendees were treated to an animatic showing the X-Men in action.(Source: Variety)
  • March 17, 2023
    • The official synopsis for the show is revealed. It confirms that Storm and Wolverine are teaming up to continue the X-Men in the absence of Charles Xavier. (Source: Collider)
  • March 20, 2023
    • Showrunner Beau DeMayo confirmed that the show will take place months after Professor X leaves Earth and that there will be mass sympathy for mutantkind. (Source: ScreenRant)
  • March 22, 2023
    • Mister Sinister is confirmed as the main villain for the show. (Source: ScreenRant)
  • May 5, 2023
    • Showrunner Beau DeMayo confirms that Storm and Cyclops are the main characters of the show. (Source: ScreenRant)
  • September 4, 2023
    • The release date for the show is pushed back to early 2024. (Source: ScreenRant)


Science-Fiction, Animation, Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Fantasy

Production country

United States


Chris Potter
Remy LeBeau / Gambit (voice)
Cathal J. Dodd
Logan / Wolverine (voice)
Lenore Zann
Rogue (voice)
George Buza
Dr. Hank McCoy / Beast (voice)
Alison Sealy-Smith
Ororo Munroe / Storm (voice)
Catherine Disher
Jean Grey / Phoenix (voice)
Adrian Hough
Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler (voice)
Chris Britton
Mister Sinister (voice)
Jennifer Hale
Anniwaa Buachie
Ray Chase
Matthew Waterson
JP Karliak
Holly Chou
Jeff Bennett
A.J. LoCascio
Alyson Court
Lawrence Bayne
Cable (voice)
Norm Spencer
Scott Summers / Cyclops (voice)
Ron Rubin
Morph (voice)
Marc Strange
Forge (voice)
Philip Akin
Bishop (voice)