Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

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Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo. In case you missed it, this last weekend was the biggest celebration of all things Disney, the D23 Expo! From Television and Film, to the Disney Parks, fans from all around the world were some of the first to hear the latest and greatest news by Disney.

This recap is for all things Marvel revealed at the celebration. This article contains information on the new films, television shows, and Disney+ exclusive series, Enjoy!

Marvel’s Black Widow (Featured Film)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

Feige shared news and a special sneak peek at “Black Widow,” the Cate Shortland-directed first film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which hits U.S. theaters on May 1, 2020. Feige shared a pre-recorded greeting featuring stars Scarlett Johansson, who reprises her role of Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow; David Harbour, who was cast as Alexei the Red Guardian; and Florence Pugh, who plays Yelena. The audience was also treated to an exclusive look at the upcoming film.

Marvel’s Untitled Black Panther II (Featured Film)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, kicked off his presentation with a surprise visit from “Black Panther” director and co-writer Ryan Coogler. Together, they revealed that Black Panther 2(working title) will hit U.S. theaters on May 6, 2022.

Marvel’s Eternals (Featured Film)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

Feige spoke of next year’s “The Eternals, inviting cast members from the much-anticipated film to the stage: Richard Madden, who portrays the all-powerful Ikaris; Kumail Nanjiani, who plays cosmic-powered Kingo; Lauren Ridloff, who portrays the super-fast Makkari, the first deaf hero in the MCU; Brian Tyree Henry, who plays the intelligent inventor Phastos; Salma Hayek, who plays the wise and spiritual leader Ajak; Lia McHugh, who portrays the eternally young, old-soul Sprite; Don Lee, who plays the powerful Gilgamesh; and Angelina Jolie, who stars as the fierce warrior Thena. Feige revealed concept art images of each character, and announced three new cast members and their characters: Gemma Chan, who plays humankind-loving Sersi; Kit Harington, who was cast as non-Eternal Dane Whitman, and Barry Keoghan, who portrays aloof loner Druig, and was on hand for the event. Directed by Chloé Zhao, who helmed the critically acclaimed Sundance film “The Rider,” “The Eternals” opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 6, 2020.

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

Marvel’s Hero Project (Documentary Disney+ Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

In life, it doesn’t take wearing a suit of iron, carrying a mythical hammer or swinging from spider webs to be a real hero. Sometimes the person who can make a positive difference in the world is the person who simply sees a problem and has the passion to find a creative solution. The first of its kind for Marvel Entertainment, the 20-episode series shares the remarkable, positive change several young heroes are making in their own communities across the country. These inspiring kids have dedicated their lives to selfless acts of bravery and kindness, and now, Marvel celebrates them as the true Super Heroes they are by welcoming them into Marvel’s Hero Project.

Marvel’s Hero Project, will premiere with the launch of Disney+ on Tuesday, November 12. Each week on Fridays new episodes will be launched, starting with Episode 2 on Friday, November 15.

Marvel’s Loki (Live-Action Disney+ Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

Kevin Feige welcomed the director, Kate Herron, and head writer, Michael Waldron, of “Loki” to the stage. In Marvel Studios’ new Disney+ series “Loki,” Tom Hiddleston returns as the mercurial Loki, the god of mischief and everyone’s favorite villain in stories that take place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.” “Loki” debuts on Disney+ in 2021.

Marvel’s What If…? (Animated Disney+ Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

For Marvel Studios’ “What If…?” Hayley Atwell was on hand to greet the audience. Atwell will voice Peggy Carter in Marvel Studios’ first animated series that focuses on different heroes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and imagines what would happen if the events in the films worked out differently. Kevin Feige also introduced director Bryan Andrews and head writer Ashley Bradley to the crowd.  “What If…?” premieres on Disney+ in 2021.

Marvel’s The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (Live-Action Disney+ Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

 Director Kari Skogland introduced Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan, the stars of Marvel Studios’ ”The Falcon and The Winter Soldier,” which finds Falcon and the Winter Soldier teaming up after “Avengers: Endgame.” Emily VanCamp came on stage and Feige revealed that she will reprise her role as Sharon Carter. Then, he introduced the crowd to Wyatt Russell who will play John Walker—a character from the comics coming to the screen for the first time. Head writer Malcom Spellman was also on hand to greet the crowd. “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” will launch on Disney+ in 2020.

Marvel’s WandaVision (Live-Action Disney+ Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

Stars Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen were on hand for their new series, Marvel Studios’ “WandaVision.” Bettany returns as Vision and Olsen as Wanda Maximoff—two super-powered beings living their ideal suburban lives who begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.   Kevin Feige surprised the audience by bringing to the stage Kat Dennings and Randall Park who will reprise their roles from “Thor” and “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” and then he introduced Kathryn Hahn who has been cast as a new character in the series. Director Matt Shakman and head writer Jac Schaeffer joined everyone on stage to reveal that the streaming series will blend the style of classic sitcoms with Marvel Cinematic Universe.  “WandaVision” premieres on Disney+ in 2021.

Marvel’s She Hulk (Disney+ Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

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Marvel’s Moon Knight (Disney+ Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

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Ms. Marvel (Disney+ Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

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Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends (Animated Disney Junior Series)

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

Our favorite neighborhood web-slinger is used to working solo, but now Peter Parker must discover what it takes to become a truly amazing super hero: being a spider friend who works well with others. Together with his friends Miles Morales and Gwen Stacey AKA Ghost-Spider, they will team up with heroes such as Hulk, Black Panther and Ms. Marvel, to defeat evil foes and learn that teamwork is the best way to save the day.

“Preschool kids already love Spidey, so they’ll be delighted to have Peter Parker thwipping across their screens in this new series,” said Cort Lane, senior vice president, Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment. He added, “Everyone at Marvel is thrilled to launch our first preschool series on Disney Junior, the gold standard platform for the audience. We believe parents and kids will be excited about these stories filled with themes of friendship, cooperation, solving problems and using your abilities to help others.”

Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (Animated Disney Channel Series)

Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur
MARVEL’S MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR – Logo. (Marvel)

The new animated show is produced by Laurence Fishburne and Helen Sugland’s Cinema Gypsy Productions (ABC’s “black-ish”), and Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment, and Emmy Award-winner Steve Loter (Disney’s “Kim Possible”). The series follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her ten-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur. After Lunella accidentally brings Devil Dinosaur into present-day New York City via a time vortex, the duo works together to protect the city’s Lower East Side from danger.

Cort Lane, senior vice president, Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment said, “Lunella doesn’t know she is the smartest person on the planet, but audiences will soon know how very cool Moon Girl is. Her adventures with giant buddy, Devil Dinosaur, are filled with so much wonder and joy, and this historic partnership with Disney Television Animation and Cinema Gypsy Productions proved the right formula to bring them to television.

Recap of All Marvel Announcements from the 2019 D23 Expo

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