Disney+ Reveals Major Marvel Titles Including an X-Men Revival, “Spider-Man: Freshman Year” & More
Disney+ Day has lived up to expectations, revealing major announcements from the now 2-year old streaming service, which was launched on November 12, 2019. Those reveals included a lot of Marvel-related content, including plenty of titles that have been rumored but are now official. Here’s a brief tour of what Disney+ has revealed today about their Marvel content.
X-Men ’97 (due in 2023): The beloved animated X-Men series from the mid-90s is being revived by Disney+, which is big news for everyone who loved this show, which ran from 1992 to 1997. Beau DeMayo (The Witcher) will be the series’ head writer.
Spider-Man: Freshman Year: Another animated series that will explore Peter Parker’s early years. Considering the series is set during Peter’s freshmen year, and he was a sophomore during the events of Captain America: Civil War, Freshman Year will explore before Peter’s life before he becomes the youngest Avenger. The series will be led by head writer Jeff Trammel.
Marvel Zombies: Director Bryan Andrews will explore a world in which Marvel superheroes will be battling a zombie plague. This intriguing concept was recently explored in Disney+’s animated Marvel series What If…? (Speaking of What If…?, it’s been renewed for season two.)
Echo: This Hawkeye spinoff was confirmed and will star Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez.
Agatha: House of Harkness: This WandaVision spinoff starring Kathryn Hahn’s bewitching character has been confirmed.
Disney+ also revealed the first footage from the hotly anticipated upcoming Marvel series She-Hulk, starring Tatiana Maslany, Ms. Marvel, starring newcomer Iman Vellani, and Moon Knight, starring Oscar Isaac. Finally, Hawkeye premieres on November 24.
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Featured image: Marvel’s “X-Men ’97” is coming to Disney+. Courtesy Disney+.