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Marvel Studios releases new trailer and poster for ‘What If…’

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On July 8 2021, Marvel Studios officially debuted a new trailer and poster for “What If…” The Disney+ original series directed by Bryan Andrews is slated for release Aug. 11, 2021. 

Marvel Studios “What If…? flips the script on the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Coming to Disney+ in summer 2021, Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles. The series is directed by Bryan Andrews; Ashley Bradley is head writer.

The series will not feature the following MCU actors. According to a report from Variety Robert Downey Jr(Iron Man) Brie Larson(Captain Marvel) Chris Evans, (Captain America) Benicio Del Toro (The Collector), and Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange). As of this article being written no confirmation has been made about who will portray the roles of the characters in mention. 

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To report the actors who are confirmed to return in the first MCU animated series will be as follows in alphabetical order Hayley Atwell as Captain Peggy Carter, Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, Josh Brolin as Thanos, Dominic Cooper as Howard Stark, David Dastmalchian as Kurt, Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster, Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow, Sean Gunn as Kraglin, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Djimon Hounsou as Korath the Pursuer, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Toby Jones as Arnim Zola, Michael B. Jordan as Killmonger, Neal McDonough as Dum Dum Dugan, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton, Michael Rooker as Yondu Udonta, Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes, Chris Sullivan as Taserface, Stanley Tucci as Abraham Erskine, and Taika Waititi as Korg. 

The series will also mark the final appearance of T’Challa by Chadwick Boseman who posthumously portrayed Black Panther in the MCU till his passing in August 2020. 

Marvel Studios “What If…” will premiere Aug. 11, 2021 on Disney+

Brendan Rooney

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