Variety reports Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen are expected to reprise their roles as Loki and Scarlet Witch for new standalone series Disney is producing for its upcoming streaming service.
In addition, the new series will also feature other popular characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe who have yet to be featured in their own standalone films. Each series will reportedly have between six and eight episodes. Marvel Studios will produce the standalone series with Kevin Feige expected to have a high level of involvement. The service is expected to launch next fall.
Marvel first announced the development of live-action series for its direct to consumer service back along with the announcement of its live-action Star Wars series, which Jon Favreau is producing. The Star Wars series reportedly has an approximate budget of $100 million for its first 10 episode season, one of the highest budgets for a series in history and according to the trade, Disney may be looking to do the same as the new Marvel series will rival the budgets of major motion picture productions.
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For now fans can catch their favorite Marvel heroes in Avengers: Infinity War.
Avengers: Infinity War stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Tom Hiddleston, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh Brolin, and Chris Pratt.