Marvel's NEW WARRIORS Sets Its Cast; THIS IS US Actress Milana Vayntrub Will Play Squirrel Girl

Marvel's NEW WARRIORS Sets Its Cast; THIS IS US Actress Milana Vayntrub Will Play Squirrel Girl

The full cast for Marvel and Freeform's New Warriors series has just been revealed, with Milana Vayntrub (This is Us) taking the lead role of Squirrel Girl. Find out who else is involved after the jump...

The cast of Marvel and Freeform's upcoming New Warriors TV series has been announced, with This is Us actress Milana Vayntrub leading the ensemble as Doreen Green, AKA Squirrel Girl, alongside Baby Daddy grad Derek Theler as Mister Immortal.

The pair 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 may recall that Stranger Things breakout Shannon Purser (Barb) campaigned to play Squirrel Girl a while back, and she was actually in the running for the role along with Parenthood actress Mae Whitman who is also a huge fan of the character.

You'll find pics of the cast along with full character description for each of The New Warriors over at THR.
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