The Marvel Cinematic Universe is set to step into the uncharted territory of animation as Disney+ is set to debut What If…? as a part of their official lineup.
What If…? has existed in Marvel Comics for years. It has long been took legendary scenarios and showed how they would be if things went… differently.
During the 2019 Hall H presentation by Marvel Studios President Kevin Fiege, the creator announced that the show would officially be canon within the MCU. He also stated that a narrator would be leading viewers throughout the story. This narrator will be The Watcher, voiced by Westworld standout Jeffery Wright.
Just announced in Hall H at #SDCC, Marvel Studios’ WHAT IF…?, the first animated series in the MCU, with Jeffrey Wright as the voice of The Watcher, and many actors from across the MCU reprising their roles as voice talent. Streaming exclusively on Disney+, Summer 2021. pic.twitter.com/6aPhlQvMR9
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) July 21, 2019
With well known names to reprise their roles from the films and TV shows already established within the MCU, fans are certain to kick out of the fantastical way Marvel turns their stories on their heads. From Peggy Carter becoming to Captain America to the Black Widow wield Mjolnir, the options are limitless.
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Marvel’s What If…? will debut on Disney+ during the summer of 2021.