WHAT IF, A Disney Plus Review, Not Bad

WHAT IF on Disney+ Turns Out In the End To Be Pretty Fun

Marvel's What If started out as a curiosity show for me, seeing what alternate realities the show creators came up with and it turned into the culmination of all the stories coming together for a good cause against evil. It went from something curious to watch, to I couldn't get enough of What If in the last two episodes. It was a good pay out.


What If has us listening to The Watcher (Jeffrey Wright), as each episode deals with an alternate reality for scenarios like if 

-Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) got the super-soldier serum instead of Steve Rogers.

-T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) became Star-Lord?

-The world lost its Mightiest Heroes? Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) struggles to assemble the Avengers after the candidates are targeted by a serial killer. 

-Instead of losing his hands, Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) lost the love of his life? A grief-stricken Stephen Strange desperately tries to change what happened in the past. 

-There was a zombie outbreak, and it wiped out half the Avengers? Is there any way to stop it...and find a cure?

-Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) was the one that saved Tony Stark, and then the two became friends — and co-workers? And there was no Iron Man? 

Things start to get fun here, when

-Thor (Chris Hemsworth) were an only child and never learned to be a good hero, throws an out-of-control intergalactic party on Earth. To deal with Thor's party, Earth's Mightiest Heroes do what must be done — call Thor's mother.

The next two episodes join all these stories together, where, 

-What if Ultron got his vision body and won? Natasha Romanoff and Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) seek to destroy Ultron following a cataclysmic event. Can the Watcher stay on the sidelines and not interfere any longer?

-The final episode follows the Watcher as he gathers the necessary forces to deal with Ultron, who has discovered the multi-verse and threatens all of life.


What's doubly amazing is that most of the voice cast are the actors from the films with the exception of Iron Man, Black Widow & Captain America, Captain Marvel, Peter Quill & Ultron.

But what started out as a time killer, turned into a rather satisfying visual/audio experience.

I've included the list of voice actors so you can see the impressive collective of talent:

Alexandra Daniels Captain Marvel
Andy Serkis Ulysses Klaue
Angela Bassett Queen Ramonda
Benedict Cumberbatch Doctor Strange
Benedict Wong Wong
Benicio Del Toro The Collector
Beth Hoyt Pepper Potts
Brian T. Delaney Peter Quill
Carrie Coon Proxima Midnight
Chadwick Boseman Black Panther
Chris Hemsworth Thor
Clancy Brown Surtur
Clark Gregg Agent Coulson
Cobie Smulders Maria Hill
Cynthia Kaye McWilliams Gamora
Danai Gurira Okoye
Darrell Hammond Nazi General
Djimon Hounsou Korath
Dominic Cooper Howard Stark
Don Cheadle Rhodey
Emily VanCamp Sharon Carter
Evangeline Lilly Hope Van Dyne
Frank Grillo Brock Rumlow
Georges St-Pierre Batroc
Hayley Atwell Captain Carter
Hudson Thames Peter Parker
Ike Amadi O'Bengh
Isaac Robinson-Smith Brick
Jaimie Alexander Lady Sif
Jeff Goldblum Grandmaster
Jeffrey Wright The Watcher
Jeremy Renner Clint Barton
John Kani T'Chaka
Jon Favreau Happy Hogan
Josette Eales Frigga
Josh Brolin Thanos
Karen Gillan Nebula
Kat Dennings Darcy
Kiff VandenHeuvel Obadiah Stane
Kurt Russell Ego
Lake Bell Black Widow
Leslie Bibb Christine Everhart
Mark Ruffalo Bruce Banner
Michael B. Jordan Killmonger
Michael Douglas Hank Pym
Michael Patrick McGill General Ross
Michael Rooker Yondu
Mick Wingert Iron Man
Natalie Portman Jane Foster
Neal McDonough Dum Dum Dugan
Ozioma Akagha Shuri
Paul Bettany Jarvis
Paul Rudd Ant-Man
Rachel McAdams Christine Palmer
Ross Marquand Ultron
Samuel L. Jackson Nick Fury
Sean Gunn Kraglin
Sebastian Stan Bucky Barnes
Seth Green Howard the Duck
Stanley Tucci Dr. Erskine
Taika Waititi Korg
Tilda Swinton The Ancient One
Toby Jones Arnim Zola
Tom Hiddleston Loki

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