New ‘What If…?’ Poster Spotlights Jeffrey Wright’s The Watcher

The animated series debuts in two weeks!

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Jeffrey Wright’s The Watcher is front and center in the new poster for Marvel Studios’ What If…?

In a few weeks, Disney Plus will launch the first of many animated shows from Marvel Studios with What If…? The series will put a new twist on the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it, with various alternate stories. Some of these episodes include Killmonger saving Tony Stark, T’Challa as Star-Lord, Peggy Carter taking the Super Soldier Serum, and other possibilities.

The Watcher will be at the center of it all and voiced by Westworld and The Batman star Jeffrey Wright. In anticipation of What If…? dropping on Disney Plus soon, Marvel Studios shared a brand new poster offering a closer look at The Watcher, which you can see below.

Are you looking forward to What If…? Do you think Jeffrey Wright will ever turn up in live-action as The Watcher? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!

What If…? has already been greenlit for a second season, with the first consisting of ten episodes. AC Bradley served as the show’s creator and executive produced with Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and Brad Winderbaum.

Here is the synopsis for Marvel Studios’ What If…?:

“Exploring pivotal moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turning them on their head, leading the audience into uncharted territory.”

The upcoming animated series will feature the voices of Josh Brolin, Natalie Portman, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Mark Ruffalo, Chadwick Boseman, Jeffrey Wright, Hayley Atwell, Andy Serkis, and other major stars from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

What if…? will premiere on Disney Plus on August 11. Episodes will be released weekly. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news surrounding the Marvel Cinematic Universe and subscribe to our YouTube channel for original video content!

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Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.