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"I am the Watcher. I am your guide through these vast new realities. Follow me and dare to face the unknown, and ponder the question... What if?"
The Watcher

What If...? is an upcoming animated American web television series based on the Marvel Comics series of the same name. It is the fourth television series of Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The series is produced by Marvel Studios and will be released on Disney+.[3]

The first season will consist of nine episodes[4] and premiere on August 11, 2021.[2]

The second season was announced in December 2019.[4][5]


Season One

What if instead of Steve Rogers, Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) actually became the first Super Soldier? That creative brainstorming exercise is the heart of What If...?, the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first animated series. The anthology reimagines numerous major events from the movies in game-changing ways, and also features Chadwick Boseman, who was able to reprise T'Challa via voice work before his death.[6]

Season Two

To be added




On March 12, 2019, /Film reported that Marvel Studios was developing an animated TV series based on the What If comic book series on Disney+ with Kevin Feige set to serve as an executive producer.[3]

On April 11, 2019, during Disney's Investor Day, it was announced that the series would premiere during the first year of Disney+.[16]

Each episode will explore a key moment from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[17] The first episode will ask what if Peggy Carter had taken the Super Soldier Serum instead of Steve Rogers.[8]

On July 20, 2019, at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Kevin Feige revealed most of the cast and announced that the series was scheduled to debut on Disney+ in the Summer of 2021. It was also announced that Jeffrey Wright would voice The Watcher in the series.[7]

On December 18, 2019, Kevin Feige revealed that the first season of the series would consist of ten episodes and that the second season of ten episodes was already in pre-production.[18]

On October 28, 2020, Variety reported that Laura Karpman would be composing the score for the series.[1]

On May 14, 2021, Entertainment Weekly reported that the series would premiere in August.[6]

On July 8, 2021, it was announced that the series would premiere on August 11, 2021.[2]

On August 2, 2021, Collider reported that both season of the series will have nine episodes each.[4]


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