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What If…? Season One Will Tell Stories From Infinity Saga

July 24, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The first season of What If…? will stay focused on stories from the first three Phases of the MCU when it premieres in summer of 2021. Kevin Feige spoke with Screen Rant at San Diego Comic-Con, where he confirmed that the first run of the animated series will stick with stories that could have been regarding the first 23 films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

“Right now, we’re focusing on for the first season, everything you know about the 23 movies in the Infinity Saga and adding one twist to them and seeing how everything turns out different.” Feige said.

The animated series will star Jeffrey Wright as the voice of The Watcher as well as Michael B. Jordan, Sebastian Stan, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Hemsworth, Hayley Atwell, Chadwick Boseman, Karen Gillan, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Neal McDonough, Dominic Cooper, Sean Gunn, Natalie Portman, David Dastmalchian, Stanley Tucci, Taika Waititi, Toby Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Rooker and Chris Sullivan reprising their various roles from the live-action films.

What If…? is based off the comic book series of the same name that looks at stories that could have happened (but didn’t) such as, “What if Thanos joined the Avengers?” and “What if Captain America hadn’t vanished during World War II?” The series will air on Disney+