What If...?

American animated streaming television anthology series by Marvel Studios

What If...? is an American computer-animated anthology series made for Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics series of the same name. It is the fourth television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) produced by Marvel Studios and is set after the events of Loki and shows the multiverse of the MCU. Benedict Cumberbatch, Haley Atwell, Josh Brolin, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Michael B. Jordan reprises their roles from the live-action movies with Jeffrey Wright joining them voicing the Watcher.

What If...?
Created byA. C. Bradley
Based onMarvel Comics
Directed byBryan Andrews
StarringJeffrey Wright
Composer(s)Laura Karpman
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9
Executive producer(s)A. C. Bradley
Bryan Andrews
Victoria Alonso
Louis D'Esposito
Kevin Feige
Brad Winderbaum
Producer(s)Carrie Wassenaar
Animator(s)Stephan Franck
Editor(s)Graham Fisher
Joel Fisher
Running time30-37 minutes
Production company(s)Marvel Studios
DistributorDisney Platform Distribution
Original networkDisney+
Original releaseAugust 11, 2021 (2021-08-11) –
present (present)
Other websites

The first season of the series premiered on August 11, 2021 and ran for nine episodes until October 6. A second season is expected to premiere in 2022.


After the events of Loki, the multiverse of madness begins: In these alternate timelines there can be found Tony Stark being saved by Killmonger from the Ten Rings instead of becoming Iron Man, Loki winning the Battle of New York, Vision being an Ultron sentinel or Black Widow being a soldier.