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'Marvel Zombies' Returns to Creepiest 'What If...?' Reality in 2024

Undead heroes and villains will dominate in this Disney Plus series.

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Zombie Scarlet Witch in Marvel's What If...?

The undead Scarlet Witch will apparently return in Marvel Zombies.

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Another Marvel Cinematic Universe animated series shambled into the halls of San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, with the studio revealing that Marvel Zombies will hit Disney Plus in 2024. It's a spinoff of last year's What If...?, which explored alternate realities in which familiar MCU events play out differently.

One such reality saw heroes, villains and pretty much every other living being get infected with a brain-corrupting virus that gave them the insatiable urge to eat everyone in sight. It was based on an excellent comic series started by The Walking Dead co-creator Robert Kirkman in 2005.

The upcoming show will include zombified versions Ghost, Abomination, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, Okoye and Captain America, according to DiscussingFilm. They'll face a group of living heroes that includes Jimmy Woo, Kate Bishop, Yelena Belova, Shang-Chi and Ms. Marvel.

It'll be the first original Disney Plus MCU show to be rated TV-MA, so it won't be suitable for children under 17.

The series was among the Marvel shows announced during last November's Disney Plus Day. Also revealed during Friday's Marvel animation panel were release windows for What If...? season 2Spider-Man: Freshman Year and X-Men '97, along with a trailer for I Am Groot.

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