Cartoon Network Latin America Gets Broadcast Rights For Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 Movie: An All-Star Cast Animated Superhero Movie
Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 (SLAM7), the animated superhero movie featuring a celebrity cast that also includes Stan Lee himself (known for co-creating Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor and the X-Men at Marvel Comics) will be heading to Cartoon Network Latin America.
Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 is produced by Stan Lee Comics, a joint venture with Genius Brands International, Stan Lee’s own company POW! Entertainment and Archie Comics. The movie is also be based on the comic book series of the same name. The movie will be the first part of a trilogy and features many celebrities from TV, movies and music such as Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings trilogy), Jim Belushi (The Defenders), Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory), Darren Criss (Glee), Flea (of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers), Armie Hammer (The Lone Ranger), Teri Hatcher (Desperate Housewives), Michael Ironside (Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising) and Christian Slater (Breaking In).
In the movie, Stan Lee stars as an animated version of himself, a superhero creator, who teaches a crew of alien prisoners and their jailers, who have crash-landed on Earth, how to work together and use their powers to be superheroes. Each superhero has unique powers and strengths which are needed to deal with enemies.
Stan Lee made this statement about his own movie being aired in Latin America on Cartoon Network:
“I am so excited to be able to expand this project throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, For this film, I was able to create a unique group of superheroes that I’m thrilled to be able to share throughout 42 new territories. Thanks to our partnership, we can now provide an innovative and action packed story to all in an entirely new region!”