In addition to many new announcements of animated films and adaptations of fairy tales, the film giant Disney also announced a number of news about two of its biggest brands at its In-house D23 Expo: Star Wars and Marvel.
So that you can keep track of these things, we list the most important news about the legend of the star and superhero series for you, show you the most interesting trailers and also tell you. that much expected video game unfortunately was not presented. It starts with laser rattles in the Star Wars universe.
The biggest Star Wars news at the D23 Expo
The Mandalorian Season 3 trailer
In 2023, one of the most popular Star Wars streaming series to date will enter phase 3: “The Mandalorian” celebrates its first trailer for the third season at D23 Expo, with many old friends such as Bo-Katan and Greef Karga. see Along with baby Yoda Grogu, protagonist Din Djarin once again hires himself as a bounty hunter with a heart of gold. Despite being stripped of its Mandalorian sect, the trailer has more Mandalorians than ever before in the series:
The Mandalorian: The first trailer for season 3 is here and it shows a lot of Mandalorians
New trailer for Star Wars: Andor
The twelve-part series about the beginning of the rebel alliance begins earlier, in which Cassian Andor (aka “Rogue One”) plays the main role. On September 21, 2022, the first three episodes will be released on Disney Plus; Further »Andor« episodes follow on a weekly basis. The new video offers a good mix of character moments, space action and blaster combat between the Rebels and the Empire on Earth:
Star Wars: The End trailer shows the rebellion like you’ve never seen it
Tales of the Jedi brings back many favorite characters
The highly anticipated animated series Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi is sure to give you goosebumps in the trailer as it stars a number of fan-favorites including Count Dokuu (before he turned Sith), Ahsoka, Anakin Skywalker and Mace Windu. The first of six episodes, available to stream on Disney Plus starting October 26, 2022, tells short stories from the past of the famous Jedi and was developed by Dave Filoni (“The Clone Wars”, “The Bad Batch”). Let’s have a look:
Tales of the Jedi: First Trailer Shows Lots of Familiar Faces – and Dooku as a Jedi!
More Star Wars news
- Season 2 of “Star Wars: The Bad Bad” begins on January 4, 2023 with the first two episodes on Disney Plus.
- There was a small clip in the location of “Star Wars: Skeleton Crew”, in which the character of actor Jude Law appeared. The series will take place during the period of the New Republic and will be about a group of children.
- Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau presented select images to fans on the site for the “Ahsoka” series. The production, starring Rosario Dawson, is set to be released in 2023.
Marvel’s biggest news at D23 Expo
Secret Invasion has a trailer
Nick Fury is back! SHIELD’s leader, played by Samuel L. Jackson, returns to Earth after a year-long absence from his space tour – to find a society where Skrull aliens increasingly mimic humans with their shape-shifting abilities.
In the new Disney Plus series “Secret Invasion” (starting in 2023, six episodes), Fury and some allies (including the Iron Man war machine) must avoid the threat. In the trailer it looks like a dark spy thriller:
Secret Invasion: Nick Fury is hard at work in the new Marvel series
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Viewers who attended the D23 Expo could get their first look at the new Ant-Man movie, which officially opens Phase 5 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2023. The trailer has not yet been seen online, but it will show the hero Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne takes on new MCU villain Kang the Conqueror.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Also limited to the live audience there was a short scene in “Black Panther 2”, which deals with the situation after the death of T’Challa: the weakened Wakanda must defend itself against attacks by other nations keen on legendary raw material. the vibraniums. The film will start in cinemas on November 11, 2022, as a reminder you can see the first trailer here again:
Black Panther 2: The first trailer for Wakanda ever gives you goosebumps
A new game with Captain America and Black Panther
Skydance New Media has announced a new video game from Uncharted writer Amy Hening. Set in World War II, it features four playable heroes:
- Steve Rogers aka Captain America
- Azzuri as Black Panther (T’Challa’s grandfather)
- Nanali (leader of Wakanda’s spy ring)
- Gabriel Jones (member of Howling Commandos)
Paris and Wakanda already seem confirmed as scenarios. It is possible that four players will fight Nazis and / or Hydra in co-op. In fact, so far it has only been confirmed that the player will control each character during the campaign; a later meeting of the heroes is not excluded.
According to Amy Hening, the graphics should meet the highest standards, while the gameplay is reminiscent of Uncharted. The project does not yet have a name or a release date, the teaser trailer only shows rendered scenes:
Captain America & Black Panther: The Teaser Casts Four World War II Heroes
These are the Thunderbolts
A slightly different superhero team was introduced at the D23 Expo for the first time with the Thunderbolts. The film of the same name, which will arrive in theaters on July 26, 2024, will mark the end of Phase 5 of the MCU. They include the following actors and heroes:
- Julia Louis Dreyfus as Valentina Allegra de Fontaine
- David Harbor as Red Guardian (in “Black Widow”)
- Hannah John Kamen as Ghost
- Olga Kurylenko as Taskmaster (“Black Widow”)
- Wyatt Russell as John Walker aka US Agent (“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”)
- Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova
- Sebastian Stan as The Winter Soldier
Online game Marvel’s Midnight Suns
Surprise: The new game from XCOM maker Firaxis hasn’t been postponed to 2023 after all. Marvel’s Midnight Suns will be released on December 2, 2022 and shows a new trailer. In the tactical game you build your own main character and then fight against all kinds of villains in judges and a team of superheroes. You choose to attack from a deck of playing cards:
Marvel’s Midnight Suns finally revealed the new release date in the D23 trailer
Werewolf by night
You don’t really expect a project like this from Marvel Studios: On October 7, 2022, the movie “Wolf by Night” will start on Disney Plus. Entirely in black and white, director and veteran composer Michael Giacchino’s work is based on classic monster movies from the 1930s and 1940s.
The trailer promises old-fashioned movie fun, where a werewolf makes a bunch of short monster hunters:
Werewolf by Night serves up Marvel-branded horror in the trailer
More Marvel news
- In “Captain America: New World Order” Anthonie Mackie embodies the new incarnation of the popular superhero for the first time on the big screen. He appeared with his co-stars Danny Ramiez (as Joaquin Torres), Carl Lumbly (Isaiah Bradley) and Tim Blacke Nelson (Samuel Sterns).
- The second season of “Loki” was teased in a short clip for the D23 audience.
- The new “Fantastic Four” movie has Matt Shakman to direct. Shakman previously directed the Disney Plus series Wandavision.
- “Daredevil: Born Again” will be a completely new series and not just season 4 of the discontinued Netflix series. Filming hasn’t started yet. Hero Matthew Murdock has a guest appearance in “She-Hulk”. According to actor Charlie Cox, Daredevil could appear as part of the Avengers in the future.
- Starring Riri Williams (a young black heroine who follows in the footsteps of Iron Man), the “Ironheart” series aims to mix elements of technology and magic. Viewers were treated to an exclusive clip of Riri assembling her weapon.
- “Echo” is a series that revolves around the anti-heroine Maya Lopez, known from “Hawkeye”. Actress Alaqua Cox plays the mute protagonist again and communicates with sign language. Vincent D’Onofrio also returns as the Kingpin, visible drawn in the final “Hawkeye”.
- In the film The Marvels, scheduled for June 28, 2023, three heroines, Captain Marvel, Miss Marvel, and Monica Rambeau, accidentally teleport to and exchange places with one of their fellow co-stars when they share very similar powers and deploy interconnect . Clips shown only at D23 The exhibition showed this with a lot of humor, but also a lot of action. Also, Goose the cat, which is actually an extraterrestrial monster named Flerkin, is making a return.
- Electronic Arts says there is an Iron Man game in the works. It will be developed by Motive Studios (“Dead Space Remake”) and will appear before the game Black Panther, which is also rumored to be in development.
- The “Armor Wars” series, which is supposed to bring back Don Cheadle in his role as James Rhodes aka War Machine, did not receive any new information, but it was represented with its official logo and, contrary to rumors, they are still develop.
There was nothing to see
Anyone hoping for news on Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and Star Wars Jedi: Survivor was sorely disappointed. Other Star Wars projects such as the open world game from Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment were also conspicuously absent from the D23 Expo.
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