We finally have our New Warriors cast from Marvel and Freeform new TV series and This Is Us actress Milana Vayntrub will be leading the ensemble as Doreen Green, AKA Squirrel Girl, alongside Baby Daddy grad Derek Theler as Mister Immortal. Others vying for the role of Squirrel Girl included Stranger Things breakout Shannon Purser (Barb) along with another huge fan of the character, Parenthood actress Mae Whitman.
They will be joined by: Jeremy Tardy (Dear White People) as Night Thrasher; Calum Worthy (Austin and Ally) as Speedball; Matthew Moy (2 Broke Girls) as Microbe and Kate Comer (The Comeback) as Debrii.
Here is a statement from showrunner Kevin Biegel:
“I am thrilled beyond belief to be working with this incredible group of actors. They are funny, sincere, eager, charming and perfectly embody these characters. It’ll be a blast and an honor to create this show with each of them.”
You’ll find pics of the cast along with full character description for each of TheNew Warriors over at THR.