The excitement around Marvel Studios’ “What If…” Season 2 is hitting heights that have never been seen before, thanks to the success of Season 1, which started in August 2021. Following the huge success of the first season, fans are eagerly anticipating the next one. The recently released trailer for the next season is fueling this excitement, making fans even more eager to see it.
What If…? Season 1, that went into parts of the universe that had never been seen before, was nothing less than revolutionary. Fans were excited to learn about all the different plots and possibilities that were shown in the animated series. It was clear that Marvel Studios had found a huge source of creative ideas. And now that Season 2 is almost here, the excitement has grown to a building pitch. Below, we have all the information you need regarding the What If…? Season 2.
What If…? Season 2 Release Date
Get ready for the thrilling return of The Watcher, voiced by the talented Jeffrey Wright. What If…? Season 2 is set to premiere on Disney+ on Friday, December 22, treating fans to a daily dose of new episodes for nine consecutive days until the season finale on December 30, just in time for New Year’s Eve.
Season 2 boasts a stellar cast, including returning favorites like Captain Carter (Hayley Atwell), Black Widow (Lake Bell), Captain America (Josh Keaton), and The Watcher (Jeffrey Wright). Academy Award-winning Cate Blanchett joins the ensemble, adding her prowess to the character Hela. Head writer A.C. Bradley and director Bryan Andrews, both executive producers, ensure the show maintains its high standards.
Fresh faces such as Scarlet Witch, Abomination, Ghost, Red Guardian, Yelena Belova, Kate Bishop, Kamala Khan, Jimmy Woo, Death Dealer, Katy (from Shang Chi), and Shang-Chi himself will make their presence felt in Season 2. Speculation arises about whether these characters will be voiced by their MCU counterparts, such as Simu Liu for Shang-Chi and Florence Pugh for Yelena.
What to expect from What If…? Season 2?
The fact that Season 2 of What If…? is shrouded in mystery only makes things more interesting and builds fans’ excitement. While some elements are being kept secret, a look into the structure and direction of the next season becomes apparent. As promised, executive producer Brad Winderbaum has announced that Season 2 will have nine 30-minute episodes. This means that viewers will have a lot to look forward to.
Fans can get hints about the next season from talks with head writer A.C. Bradley and director Bryan Andrews, which are like trailing information. While talking about these topics, Bradley and Andrews both share ideas that help piece together the big ideas and storylines of What If…? Season 2.
One noteworthy revelation comes from Bryan Andrews, who, during an interview at LightBox Expo, teased a potential journey back to 1988 for The Avengers. The prospect of exploring this era adds an exciting dimension to the series, raising questions about the lineup of this historic Avengers squad and the challenges they might face in an alternate timeline. Moreover, Andrews dropped a bombshell by confirming that the Season 2 opener would seamlessly continue from where Season 1 concluded. This continuity ensures a smooth transition for viewers, allowing them to pick up right where the previous season left off, maintaining the narrative momentum.
It became even more interesting when Andrews said that Cate Blanchett’s character, Hela, would be in an episode. This added a bit of uncertainty and excitement to the mix. Adding this powerful character to the story offers a unique plot that could explore different possible outcomes involving the Goddess of Death.
Where to Watch What If…? Season 2
For fans eager to dive into the multiverse, Disney+ is the exclusive platform for What If…? Season 2. The show’s rights lie solely with Disney, making it the go-to destination for this animated spectacle.
Watch the trailer here