The Black Panther, King T’Challa of Wakanda, turns into the legendary outlaw Star-Lord in an episode of Marvel’s What If…? Disney+ collection. The Marvel Expanding the Universe particular obtainable on Disney+ provides a preview of what Marvel Studios has in retailer for Disney’s new streaming service. It contains footage first proven at D23 from Marvel Studios’ first animated collection, What If…? In the custom of the long-running Marvel Comics collection, the present imagines how a narrative from the Marvel Cinematic Universe would change if one factor went a special method. The footage features a shot of T’Challa dressed as Star-Lord, seemingly from an episode imagining an alternate model of Guardians of the Galaxy or Black Panther.
It is not clear what the What If…? query that leads this alteration is. What if Yondu kidnapped T’Challa from Earth as a substitute of Peter Quill? What if Wakanda went to area? Fans should wait and see to search out out.
Showrunner Ashley Bradley mentioned this episode fo the present in an interview earlier this 12 months. “On the reel [shown at D23], there’s this picture of a Star-Lord T’Challa as a result of we wished to see what if the worlds of Black Panther and the Guardians of the Galaxy collided,” defined Bradley. “That was taking two universes, two to a few films, type of twisting them in new methods.
“With Star-Lord T’Challa clearly, we wish to know the way T’Challa ended up in different planets? What’s the story there? It’s tremendous thrilling to work on as a result of once more, it’s seeing these characters and seeing the mixture of character interactions. Seeing the Avengers hang around collectively and extra lately Endgame gave us the enjoyable of seeing one thing like Ant-Man hanging out with the Hulk. What If…? is taking it a step additional.”
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Upcoming Marvel Studios tasks embody Black Widow on May 1, 2020, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier in fall 2020, The Eternals on November 6, 2020, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on February 12, 2021, WandaVision in spring 2021, Loki in spring 2021, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on May 7, 2021, Spider-Man 3 on July 16, 2021, What If? In summer season 2021, Hawkeye in fall 2021, Thor: Love and Thunder on November 5, 2021, and Black Panther 2 on May 6, 2022. Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk are additionally in the works for Disney+.