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Scoop on the 'Phineas and Ferb' tribute to 'Star Wars'; Plus, what would a 'Star Wars'/Marvel universe crossover look like?

Disney has started to cash in on the countless crossover opportunities presented by the studio’s 2012 purchase of LucasFilm. Last month, the House of Mouse announced that a one-hour TV special will feature characters from both Star Wars and Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb. EW now has more details on the special that will air in 2014.

As previously announced, step-brothers Phineas and Ferb will appear as residents of Tatooine who are thrust into a galactic rebellion when the plans for blowing up the Death Star accidentally fall into their hands.

While promoting their upcoming crossover with the Marvel universe, Phineas and Ferb creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh told EW that the Star Wars tribute takes place during the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.


'Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel': How Danville and the Marvel universe came together for the crossover TV special

Disney has quite the large collection of beloved properties under one roof, so it was only a matter of time before kids were treated to an animated team-up of favorite characters from different worlds. That’s the big appeal of the Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, the first animated crossover for Marvel and Disney, which airs this Friday on Disney Channel.

Phineas and Ferb creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh grew up as fans of Marvel superheroes (Marsh learned how to draw by tracing images of Iron Man), so the one-hour TV special was an exciting endeavor for the two of them. Povenmire recalled teachers telling him, “You can’t make a living drawing superheroes!” Turns out they were wrong about that.


Stan Lee gets another cameo in 'Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel' -- EXCLUSIVE CLIP

As a kid, Stan Lee wanted to be an actor. Fortunately for millions of superhero fans, he carved out a different career path and created iconic Marvel characters like Spider-Man, Hulk, and Iron Man. But Lee still has found his way onto both the big and small screen, though if you had told him at the beginning of his career that his work in the comic book industry would someday earn him dozens of cameo roles, he “wouldn’t have believed it, no way,” he told EW.

Just as he’s had his few seconds of screentime in movies like Spider-Man and The Avengers, Lee will appear in Disney Channel’s upcoming special, Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, which teams up Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, and Spider-Man with enterprising step-brothers Phineas and Ferb. He reprises his cameo role from 2000’s X-Men, a hot dog vendor.

Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel is the first animated crossover for Marvel and Disney, something Lee is very excited to see.


'Phineas and Ferb': Doofenschmirtz reveals the truth about Neil Patrick Harris -- VIDEO

Neil Patrick Harris can sing, dance, act, charm, schmooze, and host awards shows like nobody else in Hollywood — but he’s got a secret you may not be aware of.

That’s right: The Renaissance man is actually an evil scientist… and Dr. Heinz Doofenschmirtz may be the only one who can expose NPH for who he really is.

Get all the scoop in the latest installment of “Doof’s Daily Dirt,” the Phineas and Ferb baddie’s very own web series. And if you’re wondering why a mad scientist would spill the beans about one of his own colleagues, the answer is simple: “Spite,” says Doof. “That’s basically why I do most things.”


'Phineas and Ferb' planning hour-long 'Star Wars' tribute episode

May the synergistic force be with you!

When Disney purchased LucasFilm in 2012, all sorts of tantalizing crossovers immediately became possible — and now, the acquisition is finally starting to pay dividends for fans of Phineas and Ferb.

The Mouse announced today that the popular cartoon will premiere an “epic ode” to Star Wars on Disney Channel and Disney XD next year. The one-hour special “places the characters of Phineas and Ferb in the same space and time as the world of Star Wars,” though according to a synopsis, it doesn’t seem as though they’ll necessarily interact with any of the sci-fi franchise’s own characters.

Here’s a lengthy, official description of what creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh have in store:


What are your favorite 'Phineas and Ferb' songs?: VIDEO

Tonight those cartoon boys of summer will count down the best songs from their show in the special Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown (9:30 pm ET), with the top songs selected from a list of 16 by fans over the last month. You’ll have to watch the show, hosted by Fashion Police’s Kelly Osbourne,  to find out the whole list but you can find out at least one song in the top five right now. Check out the clip after the jump.

New 'Phineas & Ferb' videogame-EXCLUSIVE debut trailer!

Having already mastered the art of mischief-making on the small screen, school vacation-loving siblings Phineas and Ferb are now poised to conquer home and portable game consoles in Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff. Playing as both the brothers, as well as their pet platypus/secret agent Perry, fans will seek out sweet loot as the former and do battle with the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz as the latter.

On top of thumb-blistering gameplay, the title packs a visual presentation on par with the show’s vibrant animated style and features fan-favorite characters such as Candace, Isabella, Baljeet, and Buford. Clever writing, complemented by voice talent from the Disney Channel hit, will also help bring the Tri-State Area-dwelling cast to life.

Players can’t begin their quest for cool stuff until August, but the following exclusive debut trailer — narrated by Major Monogram, no less — offers a sneak peek at the summer fun to come. READ FULL STORY

Wayne Brady sings new 'Phineas and Ferb' song- EXCLUSIVE CLIP

Disney Channel’s Phineas and Ferb delivers another catchy original song tonight in new episode “Where’s Pinky?” guest starring Wayne Brady.

The Whose Line Is It Anyway? star voices an enthusiastic City Hall tour guide who leads residents of Danville in a song about the show’s Tri-State Area. Phineas’ sister Candace (Ashley Tisdale) ends up on the mandatory tour when she meets Jeremy at City Hall for lunch.

Learn all about the Tri-State Area’s rich, colorful history that includes giant sea turtles and lots of dioramas in this EW exclusive clip of the anthem to Phineas and Ferb’s home: READ FULL STORY

Kelly Osbourne to host 'Phineas and Ferb' musical clip show -- EXCLUSIVE

Music has been an integral part of Phineas and Ferb since its beginning, and now Disney Channel is gearing up to celebrate the show’s best songs in an upcoming special. EW can exclusively announce that next month Disney Channel will air Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown, with the top songs selected by fans in voting that starts tomorrow.

Fashion Police‘s Kelly Osbourne will host the special, which airs Friday, June 28. Bracket-style voting begins tomorrow, Friday, May 24 on DisneyChannel.com. A list of 16 Phineas and Ferb music videos will be whittled down to top picks by June 17 before the final results are revealed in the Cliptastic Countdown.

The special also features a running story of the evil scientist Dr. Doofenschmirtz and Major Monogram trying to steal the hosting gig from Osbourne. Here is Disney Channel’s description of the show: READ FULL STORY

It's a Freaky Freekend on the Disney Channel: Jaime Pressley on 'Phineas & Ferb' and more: Exclusive VIDEO

Get ready for a topsy turvy time on the Disney Channel this weekend (Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7), with body-swapping episodes of A.N.T. Farm, Jessie, Gravity Falls, Phineas & Ferb, Dog With A BlogShake It Up, and the newly renewed Austin & Ally.

Friday’s Phineas and Ferb‘s, titled “Mind Share” (9:30 ET/PT), finds the gang switching bodies with alien tourists only to realize they were duped into being stranded in jail on an alien planet. Back on Earth, Jaime Pressly voices a character named Rosie, who Dr. Doofenshmirtz met on a square-dancing website. Perry ends up being a most excellent wingman as you’ll see from the clip below. READ FULL STORY

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