Today was Disney Plus day, celebrating 2 years of Disney Plus. While they released a plenty of new titles and news like a Cheaper By The Dozen remake, the sequel to Enchanted entitled Disenchanted, and The Spiderwick Chronicles based on the best selling books just to name a few. While there is a lot to unpack from Disney Plus Day, which we will be doing over the next few days,
On Disney Plus now you can watch Marvel 2021, where they take a look back at the year in Marvel on Disney Plus and give us a glimpse into he future.First up out of the Marvel camp is Moon Knight. Oscar Issac plays Marc Spector, a former CIA agent whose life is saved by the Moon God, Khonshu, and was given extraordinary powers. Check out the first look at Moon Knight
Next up was our first look at She Hulk. Tatiana Maslany stars as Jennifer Walters AKA She–Hulk; a lawyer who specializes in cases involving superhumans and can become a large, powerful, green-hued version of herself, similar to her cousin Bruce Banner. Mark Ruffalo returns as Bruce Banner, and Smart Hulk, along with Abomination played by Tim Roth. Ginger Gonzaga, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Jameela Jamil as She Hulks rival, the super strong Titania.
Following She Hulk we got a look at Ms. Marvel. Iman Vellani stars as Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan. The series will also see Saagar Shaikh, Aramis Knight, Matt Lintz, Zenobia Shroff, and Mohan Kapur. Iman Vellani will also star in The Marvels, the sequel to Captain Marvel hitting theaters on February 17th 2023.
Hawkeye hits Disney Plus in 2 weeks, and while we haven’t seen an episode yet, we already have a spinoff. Echo will star Alaqua Cox as the titular character, who makes her debut in Hawkeye. Echo, best known as a supporting character in the Daredevil, is often seen with a white handprint over her face, which refers to a bloody handprint left when she was a child and her father was murdered. The character’s real name is Maya Lopez, and she’s a Native American who is deaf, as is Cox.
Ironheart will make her live action debut as Dominique Thorne stars as Riri Williams. In the comics Riri is a college student who is a genius inventor who creates the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man. Thorne will first portray the character in the upcoming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever set to hit theaters on November 11. 2022.
Kathryn Hahn will return as Agatha Harkness, from WandaVision, along with Jac Schaeffer returning as writer and executive producer. Hahn’s involvement was part of a larger deal she signed with Marvel Studios to reprise the role in additional series and films. House of Harkness will premiere on Disney Plus.
Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn return as Fury and Talos in Secret Invasion. Information we already knew, however Disney Plus Day gave us our first look at Jackson back as an eye-matchless Fury. In the comics, the story involves a subversive, long-term invasion of Earth by the Skrulls, a group of alien shapeshifters who have secretly replaced many superheroes in the Marvel Universe with impostors over a period of years, prior to the overt invasion. The series began filming in September and will also star Kingsley Ben-Adir as the series villain, Olivia Colman, Emilia Clarke, Killian Scott, Christopher McDonald and Carmen Ejogo
On the animated side of the MCU we will see the return of What If…? with season 2. After enlisting the Guardians of the Multiverse to stop Infinity Ultron, The Watcher returns to meet new heroes and explore more strange new worlds in the MCU’s ever-expanding Multiverse.
While live action Spider-Man in the MCU’s future is uncertain after No Way home, his animated presence will live on. As Marvel will look at Spider-Man: Freshman Year. The series will follow Peter Parker on his way to becoming Spider-Man in the MCU, with a journey unlike we’ve ever seen. It will feature a style that celebrates the character’s early comic book roots.
After the success of What If…? Marvel looks to continue to move with one of their all time fan favorite stories that they visited in Season 1. Marvel Zombies are coming to Disney Plus. The new animated series will reimagines the Marvel Universe as a new generation of heroes battle against an ever-spreading zombie scourge.
Outside the MCU, Marvel is bringing back The Big Guy. No, not The Hulk, we already know he’s got his own adventures coming. That lovable inflatable personal healthcare physician A.I. Baymax is back! With own brand new adventures. Check out the first trailer below.
And finally, back in the 90’s, no Saturday morning was complete without Batman The Animated Series, Spider-Man, and X-Men The Animated Series. And now, nearly 25 years later, the series that introduced the mainstream audiences to the Mutant heroes is getting a sequel series. Set to pick up after the events of the 90s animated series, X-Men ’97 will see the return of the majority of the original voice cast, as well as some new comers. X-Men ’97 is set to hit Disney plus in 2023.
All this and more was announced today, as the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel, and Disney look to continue going all in on the superhero genre. With shows and films for all ages, Disney Plus is the perfect home for the Marvel heroes we grew up on. What is you most anticipated announcement from today? Answer the call in the comments below!