‘X-Men ’97’ Possible Release Date Rumors: The Show To Be Released on March 20th

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Marvel Studios has an array of projects lined up for release in 2024, with a particular emphasis on animated content. While only one live-action movie is slated, anticipation is high for several animated offerings. Among the earliest releases is ‘X-Men ’97,’ initially planned for early 2024 and rumored to debut in the spring. Cryptic HD QUALITY, a prominent leaker known for MCU-related insights, has hinted to followers that the show’s trailer is ready. Further speculation arose when Cryptic mentioned the possibility of a March 20th release date, aligning with the spring release rumors.

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In November 2021, Marvel Studios unveiled “X-Men ’97,” a revival and extension of the cherished ’90s animated series, “X-Men: The Animated Series.” Leading the project are Dana Vasquez-Eberhardt, VP of Animation at Marvel Studios, along with head writer and executive producer DeMayo, supervising director Jake Castorena, and supervising producer Charley Feldman. To maintain authenticity while infusing new perspectives, original series showrunners Eric and Julia Lewald, along with director Larry Houston, contribute as consultants. Marvel Studios executives Kevin Feige, Vasquez-Eberhardt, and Winderbaum also hold roles as executive producers.


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Marvel Studios’ return to the X-Men universe, post-acquisition from 20th Century Fox, places added pressure on “X-Men ’97,” as DeMayo acknowledges the weight of the franchise’s dedicated fanbase. The swift progression of the revival owes much to the original series’ triumph on Disney+ and the widespread acclaim for the art book “X-Men: The Art and Making of The Animated Series.” While distinct from the MCU, “X-Men ’97” seamlessly extends the original narrative, with potential clarification on its connection to the MCU. Introduced within the framework of the ‘Marvel Animated Multiverse’ at San Diego Comic-Con 2022, the announcement of work on a second season by July 2022 emphasizes the project’s dedication to fans and its anticipated continuation.

For those uninitiated with the original series, now presents an opportune moment to explore it, given that “X-Men ’97” serves as a direct sequel and is just one of several revitalization endeavors by Marvel Studios. Have insights to share? Drop them in the comments below!

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