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DEBUNKED: Marvel’s ‘What If…?’ Series For Disney+ Reportedly Gets A Premiere Date

June 2, 2021Derek Cornell


We have just received word that the following information is inaccurate, according to Disney+, there is currently no official release date set for What If…?

According to, they have said that a new Disney release list has Marvel’s What If…? premiering August 6. The first episode will come after Marvel Legends on July 30th.

Entertainment Weekly released their summer 2021 television preview three weeks ago and said What If…? will be premiering sometime in August. So with today’s report, August 6 seems very likely.

READ: ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Officially Wraps Filming

Take a look down below!

The ten-episode first season is expected to debut next summer. The series will follow alternate reality stories in the Marvel Cinematic Universe without affecting any of the existing theatrical and live-action Disney+ canon. The first episode will ask the question, “What if Peggy Carter got the powers from the Super Soldier Serum and Steve Rogers remained his scrawny self, but was given an Iron Man-type suit of armor designed by Tony Stark’s father Howard Stark?”

Other storylines that are expected to be explored are the popular Marvel Zombies, which sees some of the Avengers doing battled with zombified characters including Captain America. Based on images that have been previously shared, we also see what looks to be T’Challa (Black Panther) as Peter Quill aka Star-Lord.

Returning from the big screen to voice their iconic characters are Michael B. Jordan as Killmonger, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes, Josh Brolin as Thanos, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/The Hulk, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Neal McDonough as Dum Dum Dugan, Dominic Cooper as Howard Stark, Sean Gunn as Kraglin, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Taika Waititi as Korg, Toby Jones as Arnim Zola, Djimon Hounsou as Korath, Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster, Michael Rooker as Yondu, and Jeffery Wright voicing the Watcher. What If…? also features Chadwick Boseman, who was able to reprise T’Challa one last time via voice work before his sudden passing last summer.

Source: via Murphy’s Mutiverse

Derek Cornell

Derek is an entertainment journalist based out of Los Angeles, California. For the last six years, he has been covering everything in film and television and has written for various news outlets, such as The Cinema Insider, That Hashtag Show, Full Circle Cinema, and is now the Co-Editor-in-Chief of The DisInsider. You can him on Twitter @derekcorneii.


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  • Mike

    June 2, 2021 / at 4:33 pmsvgReply

    What exactly is being “debunked”?

    • Skyler Shuler

      June 3, 2021 / at 1:35 pmsvgReply

      The August 6th release date.

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