Ever puzzled what would have occurred to Wakanda if Killmonger had defeated T’Challa? Or if Thanos’ finger snap had worn out a totally totally different set of Avengers? Or what about if Marvel made an animated TV series with an all-star voice cast that might take up these questions and more?
Happily, we all know the reply to that final query is a convincing sure, due to the disclosing of What If?, a Disney+ series set to inject some hypothetical chaos into the MCU.
When is Marvel’s What If…? series on TV?
The series is at the moment slated for a Summer time 2021 launch. Hopefully, the streaming service will likely be accessible within the UK by then…
What is Marvel’s What If…?
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Just like the comedian books of the identical title, the animated show will delve into the MCU’s flagship moments and ask what would occur in the event that they transpired one other manner.
It received’t be canon, however it would hopefully be a number of enjoyable. The anthology show might ask what would have occurred if Peggy Carter turned Captain America or how the world would have regarded if Howard Stark made an Iron Man go well with for Steve Rogers. The chances are countless.
The comedian e book series – launched in 1977 – additionally contemplated on alternate timelines the place Spider-Man joined the Implausible 4 and Hulk had the mind of Bruce Banner (one thing that later turned actuality within the comics and the MCU: see Endgame).
At Disney’s D23 convention, Kevin Feige debuted some footage from the series, together with the story of how Peggy (voiced by live-action star Hayley Atwell) was enhanced by the super-soldier serum as an alternative of Steve Rogers, and one other the place Bucky (Sebastian Stan) confronts a zombie Captain America.
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The series is animated in a cell-shaded, animated model, and newer photographs and clips noticed on Disney+ have given followers an concept of what to anticipate…
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Who’s within the voice cast of What If…?
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Numerous acquainted Marvel names will likely be reprising their superhero roles…
Josh Brolin (Thanos)
Chris Hemsworth (Thor)
Tom Hiddleston (Loki)
Natalie Portman (Jane Foster)
Taika Waititi (Korg)
Jeff Goldblum (Grandmaster)
Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/The Hulk)
Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury)
Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye)
Michael Rooker (Yondu)
Karen Gillan (Nebula)
Paul Rudd (Ant-Man)
Michael Douglas (Hank Pym)
Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther)
Michael B. Jordan (Killmonger)
Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes)
Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter)
Toby Jones (Arnim Zola)
Neal McDonough (Dum Dum Dugan)
Sean Gunn (Kraglin)
Djimon Hounsou (Korath)
Dominic Cooper (Howard Stark)
What If…? may even see the introduction of Westworld’s Jeffrey Wright as Uatu the Watcher, a celestial being who watches over the occasions of the MCU.
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He’ll function the narrator of the series, outlining the unique occasion and how otherwise it might have panned out.
And Jeff Goldblum has now steered that Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr is also contributing a voice efficiency for the series, regardless of apparently leaving Marvel behind in Avengers: Endgame.
“I went to the Disney Studios and I recorded the Grandmaster’s voice for an episode of a show that’s going to be on Disney+ referred to as What If…? the place it’s an animated model of all of the characters we all know and love from Marvel,” Goldblum advised Buzzfeed.
“And this episode included the Grandmaster and Iron Man, so Robert Downey will do a voice in that.”