What if…? Gets Season 3 Renewal, Spider-Man: Freshman Year, and X-Men ’97 Details Revealed
What If…?, the Emmy-nominated series from Marvel Studios Animation, has been renewed for Season 3. The announcement was made at a San Diego Comic-Con panel – ahead of the Season 2 premiere, which is set to be released exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar in early 2023. The studio has also confirmed a sequel to Spider-Man: Freshman Year and the revival of X-Men ’97 – which aims to continue the cartoon’s story. original. All of these shows are set to hit Disney’s streaming service.
Director Bryan Andrews and writer AC Bradley made the announcement, following the surprise screening of a What If…? Season 2 episode. It continues our journey with The Watcher (Jeffrey Wright) as our guide, exploring the vast expanses of the multiverse, introducing new interpretations of beloved characters, and spinning reality to tell a series of wondrous stories that unfold. set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Actors from live-action films also reprise their voice roles. Earlier this month, the series received 3 Emmy Award nominations — Outstanding Entertainment Program and two nominations in the Character Voice-Over Performance category for Chadwick Boseman and Jeffrey Wright.
Producer Jeff Tramell also revealed some footage from the upcoming Spider-Man: Freshman Year animated show – which will be released in 2024, exclusively on Disney+. The concept art features a classic, old-school comic book style and takes place in its own distinct universe. Notable changes include Peter’s relationship with Norman Osborne – who will mentor the future web crawler.
strange doctor will also serve as a secondary character in the series while the other doc – Octavius is the antagonist. Charlie Cox will reprise his role as daredevil, and throughout the series, fans will be treated to several Spider-Man costumes. The panel also greenlit a second season for the show, titled Spider-Man: Sophomore Year.
X-Men ’97 is another animated series heading to Disney’s streaming service, continuing the story of the original cartoon. Fans in India might recognize this show from the Jetix TV channel. It is Disney’s first mutant-related project to acquire 20th Century Fox.
The show is slated for release in fall 2023, with a second season already greenlit. The The sequel to X-Men ’97 includes Wolverine, Rogue, Gambit, Cyclops, Storm, Jean Gret, Beast, and Jubilee. All characters will have the original design, albeit digitally drawn, resulting in some weird outlines. The panel also featured the Rogues’ Gallery, including Magneto, Mister Sinister, Emma Frost, Callisto, and Sebastian Shaw.
What If…?, Spider-Man: Freshman Year and X-Men ’97 will be released to stream, exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.
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