Gambit and Wolverine are running, with Wolverine leading in a scene from the new animated series X-Men ’97. Wolverine is wearing his Super Hero attire: a yellow and black suit with black details on the mask. His hands have neon pink claws extended. Gambit is holding a long silver spear and is also dressed in his Super Hero attire, consisting of a blue and pink suit covered by a long brown coat. The background depicts a nighttime scene with rocks scattered on the ground.

Marvel Drops Official Trailer for X-Men ’97 Debuting March 20 on Disney+

By Cecilia Sarantopoulos

Marvel Studios has unveiled the long-awaited trailer for X-Men '97, a continuation of the beloved X-Men: The Animated Series. Scheduled to debut on Disney+ on Wednesday, March 20, the series features 10 episodes and promises to transport viewers back to a time when mutants ruled the airwaves.

Set in the iconic era of the 1990s, X-Men ’97 reintroduces us to the familiar band of mutants, led by Cyclops, Jean Grey, Wolverine, and others, as they navigate a world that fears and despises them. This time, they’re up against challenges more daunting than ever before, thrust into a dangerous and unpredictable future.

A wooden bookshelf features nine books with an X-Men character on the book’s top spine. Collectively, the spines spell out the phrase “MARVEL ANIMATION X-MEN.” The characters, from left to right, include Jubilee, Gambit, Rogue, Beast, Cyclops, Storm, Jean Grey, Wolverine, and Bishop. At the top of the image, text reads “New Episodes. New Era,” while at the bottom, text announces “March 20 Disney+.”

The voice cast boasts an impressive lineup, including Ray Chase as Cyclops, Jennifer Hale as Jean Grey, and Cal Dodd reprising his role as Wolverine, alongside other talented actors stepping into the iconic roles. Behind the scenes, Beau DeMayo takes the helm as head writer, ensuring that the spirit of the original series remains intact while offering fresh, exciting storylines for both longtime fans and newcomers alike.

From left to right: Jubilee, Morph, Wolverine, Storm, Cyclops, Rogue, Jean Grey, Gambit, Bishop, and Beast are depicted in a ready-to-attack stance, having just entered through a large wooden door in a scene from X-Men ’97. Each character is in sports attire.

With episodes directed by Jake Castorena, Chase Conley, and Emi Yonemura, and featuring music by The Newton Brothers, X-Men ’97 is set to capture the hearts of fans once again. The series is executive produced by Brad Winderbaum, Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and Beau DeMayo.