What if…? Creator Says Marvel Studios Animated Series Is Like “Watching One Of The Movies”
What if … you could watch the animated version of a live-action movie from Marvel Studios? What if…?, Marvel Studios’ first animated series, is like “watching one of the movies,” says series creator AC Bradley (Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia, 3Below: Tales of Arcadia). Like the anthology comic book series of the same name, What if…? puts a twist on the characters and stories of the Marvel Cinematic Universe: in one episode, it’s Peggy Carter (voiced by Hayley Atwell) who is empowered by the Super Soldier Serum to become Captain Carter; in another, T’Challa (voiced by Chadwick Boseman) from Wakanda becomes the legendary Star-Lord outlaw.
“I joke that I write very expensive fan fiction,” Bradley said. Total movie in its last printed issue. There are “more than a few surprising MCU cameos” in the 10-episode first season, which Bradley says will make audiences feel like “watching one of the movies” within 30 seconds.
Characters like Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) are faithfully recreated in the cel-shaded animation style that has an expansive cast that includes returning Marvel stars like Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye and Mark Ruffalo as Hulk. Jeffrey Wright will voice Uatu the Watcher, the narrator of the series.
Describe Marvel’s What if…? On Disney Investor Day 2019, Marvel Studios President and Producer Kevin Feige said the animated series “will present a different moment than the MCU and turn it around.” Bradley later clarified that the series wouldn’t devote a single episode to every movie in the MCU canon – currently 23 – but that its goal is “to hopefully see the majority of the characters from all 23 movies. You’ll see multiple characters in it. a episode. . “
“Kevin said we’re going to explore every movie in a new way, but every episode isn’t about a movie if that makes sense,” Bradley said. Discuss the movie in 2019. “On the reel [shown at D23 Expo], there is this image of a Star-Lord T’Challa because we wanted to see and if the worlds of Black Panther and the guardians of the galaxy collided? It took two universes, two to three movies, sort of twisting them in new ways. “
Marvel’s What if…? is slated for release in August on Disney +.
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