Marvel Studios is creating a new mini-studio branch that will specifically be dedicated to animated projects.
First revealed in the Spring of 2019, Marvel’s What If…? became the first major animated project to be produced by Marvel Studios. Since then, a trailer and release date for the upcoming series has been revealed, showing off a few unique premises. From the look of things, this will not be a one-off thing.
While speaking to Variety, Marvel Studios Vice President Victoria Alonso revealed a number of things about the studio’s future in the television realm. She has been on board with the Marvel Cinematic Universe since its start and has served as a producer on nearly every installment of the universe. During the interview, she revealed that both Hawkeye and Ms Marvel would debut later this year. She also stated that Marvel Studio would launch an animation branch for future projects:
“We’re going to have our animation branch and mini studio, and there will be more to come from that as well. We’re super excited about animation, which is my first love.”
What do you all make of this reveal? Are you glad to hear that Marvel Studios will have a branch dedicated strictly to animation? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Here is the plot synopsis for Marvel Studios’ upcoming animated series, What If…?:
“Exploring pivotal moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turning them on their head, leading the audience into uncharted territory.”
The upcoming animated series will feature the voices of Josh Brolin, Natalie Portman, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Mark Ruffalo, Chadwick Boseman, Jeffrey Wright, Hayley Atwell, Andy Serkis, and other major stars from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
What if…? will premiere on Disney Plus on August 11. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the future of Marvel’s new animation projects and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.