Marvel New Media and top podcast listening service and content network Stitcher announced Wolverine: The Long Night. It is the first-ever Marvel scripted podcast, and it will launch in 2018.
Wolverine: The Long Night is a 10-episode series. It will be available exclusively on Stitcher Premium until Fall of 2018, after which it will see a wide release across all podcast platforms. Those that use Stitcher Premium will be able to start listening to Wolverine: The Long Night in Spring of 2018.
The “Wolverine: The Long Night” story is a captivating hybrid of mystery and the larger-scale fantasy of the Marvel Universe. It follows agents Sally Pierce (Celia Keenan-Bolger) and Tad Marshall (Ato Essandoh) as they arrive in the fictional town of Burns, Alaska, to investigate a series of murders and quickly the town lives in fear of a serial killer. The agents team up with deputy Bobby Reid (Andrew Kennan-Bolger) to investigate their main suspect, Logan (Richard Armitage). Their search leads them on a fox hunt through the mysterious and corrupt town.
The rest of the cast includes actors Zoe Chao, Chaske Spencer, Jordan Bridges, David Call, Michael J. Burg and Lannon Killea. Chris Gethard, host of the popular Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People podcast will make a cameo appearance.