MCU Marvel Man Disney+ Collection to Be Underneath Marvel Highlight Banner

Marvel’s upcoming Marvel Man sequence on Disney+ will reportedly launched beneath the not too long ago introduced Marvel Highlight banner.

In a report from Deadline detailing the exit of Destin Daniel Cretton from Marvel’s Avengers: Kang Dynasty, it was famous that Marvel Man is ready to start resuming filming after Thanksgiving. The report additionally notes that Marvel Man “shall be beneath the brand new Marvel Highlight sequence banner.”

In line with Marvel Studios, Marvel Highlight is a brand new banner or sub-category for upcoming MCU initiatives launched by Marvel Studios that won’t essentially tie into and reference bigger plot threads of the MCU.

“Marvel Highlight provides us a platform to carry extra grounded, character-driven tales to the display screen, and within the case of Echo, specializing in street-level stakes over bigger MCU continuity,” stated Marvel Studios Head of Streaming Brad Winderbaum. “Identical to comics followers didn’t must learn Avengers or Implausible 4 to get pleasure from a Ghost Rider Highlight comedian, our viewers doesn’t must have seen different Marvel sequence to know what’s taking place in Maya’s story.”

What’s Marvel Man about?

The Marvel Man sequence is being developed by Destin Daniel Cretton (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) and writer-producer Andrew Visitor (Brooklyn 9-9, Neighborhood), with Visitor serving as the top author and Cretton government producing and directing some episodes. The challenge shall be part of Cretton’s general take care of the studio. Along with Cretton, The {Photograph} filmmaker Stella Meghie may also be directing a number of episodes.

The Disney+ sequence shall be led by Emmy winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Simon Williams/Marvel Man. Along with Abdul-Mateen, the Marvel Man solid consists of Demetrius Grosse as Eric Williams/Grim Reaper, Ben Kingsley as Trevor Slattery, Ed Harris as Neal Saroyan, Lauren Glazier, and Josh Gad.

Marvel Man is among the oldest characters in Marvel’s lengthy historical past and was first launched in 1964 in an early difficulty of Avengers. The character — named Simon Williams — was created by Stan Lee, Don Heck, and Jack Kirby. He was initially launched as a supervillain who fought the Avengers.

Within the late Nineteen Seventies, Marvel Man was changed into a hero and ultimately ended up becoming a member of the Avengers all through varied iterations of the crew. Imbued with “ionic” power by Baron Zemo, Marvel Man has powers much like different superheroes, together with enhanced power, pace, stamina, sturdiness, reflexes, and agility.

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