Disney dropped an exciting new trailer and poster for the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe animated series What If…?
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By showing off a multiverse of infinite possibilities,Marvel’s What If…? features fan-favorite characters, including Peggy Carter, T’Challa, Doctor Strange, Killmonger, Thor, and more. The series is directed by Bryan Andrews with AC Bradley as head writer. Marvel Studios’ first-ever animated series launches on Disney+ on Wednesday, August 11.
Check out the Marvel Studios’ What If…? trailer below:
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Most notably, Marvel’s What If…? will feature the late Chadwick Boseman, who was able to reprise his role as T’Challa, also known as the Black Panther, for the show. His episode will revolve around T’Challa being abducted by the Reavers that took Peter Quill (Star-Lord) in The Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. Every story in the show will be non-canonical, as the stories will feature some wildly different outcomes from their actual events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The original What if comic book series debuted in 1977, and 200 issues have been published over time. The stories ranged from implausible scenarios to more humored-filled takes. It’s a great way for Marvel to use the streaming service to tell more out-of-the-box stories unachievable through live-action.