Extra tales can be advised in Marvel’s anthology sequence What If…? on Disney+. With Marvel returning to San Diego Comedian-Con this yr, plenty of large information got here together with their presence, and that features plenty of updates on upcoming animated content material. Followers can be blissful to know that it was revealed that What If…? has already been renewed at Disney+ for a 3rd season, although season 2 continues to be in improvement and hasn’t even but premiered on the streaming platform.
As reported by Deadline, the announcement got here throughout Marvel Studios’ Animation Panel straight from director Bryan Andrews and author AC Bradley. It is not significantly shocking because the acclaimed sequence is presently up for a number of awards on the Primetime Artistic Arts Emmy Awards. That features Chadwick Boseman incomes a posthumous nod for his performing for the episode “What If… T’Challa Turned a Star-Lord?” together with one other performing nod for Jeffrey Wright as The Watcher for the episode “What If… Ultron Gained?” The episode “What If… Physician Unusual Misplaced His Coronary heart As an alternative of His Arms?” was additionally nominated for Excellent Animated Program.
The primary season premiered on Disney+ in August 2021 and wrapped up its eight-episode run in October. Bradley beforehand teased that season 2 can be hitting the streaming platform later in 2022, however an official premiere date has but to be introduced. However the present’s heat reception from followers together with its consideration on the Emmys appears to have been sufficient to persuade the higher-ups at Disney+ that it was secure to wager on a 3rd season of the anthology sequence forward of season 2’s arrival.
The What If…? Crew Needs New Seasons Each 12 months
For so long as Disney needs to maintain renewing the sequence, the What If…? crew hopes to make new seasons to stream on Disney+ yearly. Final yr, producer Brad Winderbaum defined to Collider how their plan was to hopefully launch a brand new season yearly, and with the plan for season 2 to reach in 2022 adopted by season 3 in 2023, issues appear to be going alongside in keeping with that plan to this point.
“As you realize with animation, it takes a very long time to supply,” Winderbaum stated. “We had been lucky sufficient to get the inexperienced mild on a second season early sufficient to have an opportunity to launch it subsequent yr. We’ll see what occurs. Clearly, I do not wish to predict the longer term with this new world we reside in, however our intention is to make it an annual launch.”
The idea of What If…? is that the anthology sequence makes use of animation to think about how sure occasions could have turned out in a different way within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It isn’t canon to the Shows and Movies within the MCU and permits for full creativity with each episode, picturing fully new eventualities akin to Captain Carter turning into the primary Avenger, Killmonger rescuing Tony Stark, and the invasion of the Marvel Zombies.
What If…? season 1 is streaming on Disney+. Seasons 2 and three do not but have premiere dates set.