What If…?, which takes inspiration from the comic books of the same name, flips the script on the Marvel Cinematic Universe and reimagines famous events from the films in unexpected ways.   This is the first animated series from Marvel Studios.

What Is “What If” Plot?

Each episode has a different story, which is a different take on the events of a Marvel movie.  So far we know about three episodes:

  • What If T’Challa Became Star-Lord?
  • What If Bucky Barnes Fought a Captain America Zombie?
  • What If Peggy Carter Became Captain Britain?

Check out this teaser trailer which was released during the 2020 Disney Investor Day event:

How Many Episodes Of “What If” Are There?

The first season consists of 10 episodes and the second season of a further 10 episodes has also been confirmed.

When Will “What If” Be Released On Disney+?

Marvel Studios “What If” is coming to Disney+ in the summer of 2021

What Time Will “What If” New Episodes Be Released On Disney+

Disney+ updates on Friday at the following times:

  • Pacific Time: 00:00 AM / Midnight
  • Eastern Time: 03:00 AM
  • UK: 08:00 AM
  • Sydney, Australia – 19:00 PM

Sometimes episodes can arrive a few minutes later as the servers update. The Disney+ frontpage usually updates about an hour later.

Who Is Creating “What If”

The series is directed by Bryan Andrews; Ashley Bradley is head writer.  A.C. Bradley is also the showrunner, writer, and producer.  The series’ animation is led by Stephan Franck, with input from Marvel’s head of visual development Ryan Meinerding.

Who Is Starring In “What If”

The series will star Jeffrey Wright as the voice of The Watcher and during the San Diego Comic Com in 2019 it was announced that the following actors will be reprising their roles in “What If”:

  • Hayley Atwell – Peggy Carter
  • Josh Brolin – Thanos
  • Dominic Cooper – Howard Stark
  • David Dastmalchian – Kurt
  • Michael Douglas -Dr. Hank Pym / Ant-Man
  • Karen Gillan – Nebula
  • Jeff Goldblum – Grandmaster
  • Frank Grillo – Brock Rumlow / Crossbones
  • Sean Gunn – Kraglin
  • Chris Hemsworth – Thor
  • Tom Hiddleston – Loki
  • Djimon Hounsou – Korath
  • Samuel L. Jackson – Nick Fury
  • Toby Jones – Arnim Zola
  • Michael B. Jordan – Erik Killmonger
  • Neal McDonough – Dum Dum Dugan
  • Natalie Portman – Jane Foster
  • Jeremy Renner – Clint Barton / Hawkeye
  • Michael Rooker – Yondu Udonta
  • Paul Rudd – Scott Lang / Ant-Man
  • Mark Ruffalo – Bruce Banner / Hulk
  • Sebastian Stan – Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier
  • Chris Sullivan – Taserface
  • Stanley Tucci – Dr. Abraham Erskine
  • Taika Waititi – Korg
  • Chadwick Boseman – Black Panther

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Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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