Although Marvel’s live-action initiatives are an enormous a part of what’s received folks hyped for this 12 months’s San Diego Comic-Con, the studio’s Corridor H showcase right this moment made clear that animation’s going to be an enormous a part of the MCU’s future.
Along with saying its I Am Groot sequence, Marvel Studios head of streaming, TV, and animation Brad Winderbaum and head of visible improvement Ryan Meinerding took the stage in Corridor H to debate new particulars about Spider-Man: Freshman 12 months, X-Males ’97, Marvel Zombies, and upcoming seasons of What If…?
Like its first season, What If…?’s second and newly introduced third seasons will as soon as once more deal with the Watcher (Geoffrey Wright) as he gazes throughout the multiverse upon the numerous completely different realities that now make up the MCU. Given how the Watcher grew to become actively concerned in folks’s lives in What If…?’s first season, it’s possible that the principles might be just a little completely different because the sequence progresses and continues to reimagine pivotal moments from earlier MCU movies.
Following What If…? season 2’s premiere in early 2023, there’s an opportunity that the universe of the unique X-Males animated sequence will technically turn into a part of the MCU as X-Males ’97 debuts and explores plenty of “new tales within the iconic ’90s timeline of the unique sequence,” in line with a press launch. Like What If…?, X-Males ‘97 has already been renewed for a second season, which doesn’t come as a shock contemplating the sequence’ nostalgic enchantment and the mutants’ impending arrival in Marvel’s movies.
Equally unsurprising however nonetheless intriguing is the information that Marvel’s upcoming animated Spider-Man: Freshman 12 months sequence from govt producer Jeff Trammell will seemingly observe Peter Parker via his first few years (plural) of “changing into Spider-Man within the MCU.” As a result of Peter’s journey to changing into a full-on Avenger’s already been fairly nicely documented in Marvel’s earlier live-action motion pictures, Freshman and Sophomore 12 months are possible set in alternate realities the place essential particulars play out in drastically completely different, fascinating methods.
Spider-Man: Freshman 12 months is ready to hit Disney Plus someday in 2024.