Marvel’s What If…? is an animated sequence that guarantees to showcase alternate takes on the handfuls of characters that make up the interconnected universe of films and reveals within the MCU. And now, due to a brand new trailer, we’ve bought our greatest look but on the upcoming present, which is about to debut on Disney Plus on August eleventh.
Because the identify implies, What If…? will showcase completely different variations of the MCU and reply questions like, “What if Peggy Carter was chosen to get the Super Soldier Serum instead of Steve Rogers?” or “What if Yondu kidnapped T’Challa instead of Peter Quill when he came to Earth?” Not like the opposite Disney Plus Marvel reveals, that are live-action, What If…? additionally marks the primary animated property within the MCU — an element that makes it simpler to revisit the altered storylines with out, say, having to remake the whole lot of Captain America: The First Avenger in 2021.
Along with a slew of Marvel regulars What If…? — which remains to be thought of a part of the overarching MCU, regardless of its alt-universe tales — will introduce Uatu the Watcher (voiced by Jeffrey Wright) to the franchise because the present’s narrator.
Alternate takes on characters appear to be a preferred theme within the MCU proper now, with Loki already that includes a slew of various variations of the villain from throughout the timeline. (And with Marvel’s slate of movies and reveals persevering with to broaden, it’s doable What If…?’s animated hypotheticals may in the future present up in live-action, too.
The August launch date makes excellent sense, too, given Loki’s season finale is about to wrap up on July 14th, making What If…? the proper approach to verify the largest Marvel followers keep subscribed to Disney Plus for an additional month or two.