Walt Disney Records and Marvel Music has released “Born Ready”, the theme song to Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors, performed by actress and singer Dove Cameron. In the animated film, Cameron plays Gwen Stacy aka Ghost-Spider a teenage superhero who finds herself wrongfully accused for the death of her friend. Cameron also appeared on season 5 of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD as the ruthless Ruby Hale.
Check out Cameron singing the theme song below! Cort Lane, Marvel’s Senior Vice President of Animation & Family Entertainment said, “When we heard ‘Born Ready’ for the first time, it gave our animation team chills. It had all the swagger, friendship and heroic aspirations of the Marvel Rising characters. Dove’s fierceness and talent embodies everything the song is about, and her amazing performance made ‘Born Ready’ something very special.”
The animated film, Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors, brings together an unlikely group of aspiring heroes including Ghost- Spider, Ms. Marvel, Squirrel Girl, Quake, Patriot, America Chavez, and Inferno. The teens must unite to take down an unexpected threat to the Marvel Universe. The movie premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD on Sunday September 30th. However, fans can watch Marvel Rising: Initiation now on YouTube, to see the events that lead up to the movie. There are 6 episodes total and they’re full of girl power and hijinks, with a surprisingly moving story of friendship at the center. It’s great to see the next generation of superheroes presented in such a fun and relatable way.
Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors stars Chloe Bennet as Quake, Milana Vayntrub as Squirrel Girl, Kathreen Khavari as Ms. Marvel, Kamil McFadden as Patriot, Tyler Posey as Inferno, BooBoo Stewart as Exile, Cierra Ramirez as America Chavez, Kim Raver as Captain Marvel, Ming-Na Wen as Hala, and Dee Bradley Baker as Tippy Toe & Lockjaw. The show and film are executive produced by Joe Quesada, Dan Buckley, Cort Lane, and Eric Radomski; co-executive produced by Stan Lee, Sana Amanat, and Marsha Griffin. The shorts and special were written by Mairghread Scott. Alfred Gimeno served as supervising director.