Marvel Studios will present an animated series Marvel Zombies that is exclusively geared towards mature viewers.
During the Marvel Studios Animation panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2020, it was confirmed that Marvel Zombies would be Marvel Studios’ first Disney+ original series to carry a TV-MA rating, with studio executives promising plenty of gore. All of Marvel’s Disney+ live-action originals have been rated TV-2006. The panel at San Diego Comic Con 97 confirmed that Marvel Zombies would be the first Disney+ original series to receive a TV-MA rating. Executives from Marvel Studios promised plenty of gore. , have been rated TV-14.
Marvel unveiled some characters for the Marvel Zombies animation series. Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch and Ava Starr/Ghost are the undead villains and heroes that were transformed into undead creatures. Clint Barton/Hawkeye and Emil Blonsky/Abomination along with Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel and Steve Rogers/Captain America, also featured in this panel. The survivors are Yelena Belova/Black Widow/Kate Bishop/Hawkeye/Shag-Chi/Ms. Marvel, Li Ching Lin/Death Dealer and Alexei Shostakov/Red Guardian are among the survivors.
It’s Terror Time Again
Spinning was created from the events in Ultimate Fantastic Four Marvel Comics original Marvel Zombies series. It was written and edited by Robert Kirkman, who is also co-creator and writer of Image Comics The Walking Dead ), illustrations by Sean Phillips and colored by June Chung. Lettering by Randy Gentile. The series ran for five issues from December 2005 to April 2006. Marvel revisited Marvel Zombies in April 2006.
During Disney+ Day in November 2021, Marvel Studios announced that a Marvel Zombies animated series was in the works for the streaming platform. Marvel Zombies had been previously adapt into an episode the Disney+ animated series What if …?. , which premiered in 2021, offering a glimpse at what the Marvel Cinematic Universe could have looked like, had key events played out differently.
Marvel Studios sometimes depicts its heroes in live action as zombies. For instance, in the 2019 film Spider-Man: Far From Home, a grieving Peter Parker/Spider-Man encounters a zombified Iron Man as part of a terrifying illusion crafted by the villainous Quentin Beck/Mysterio. In the Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness , Dr. Stephen Strange is seen possessing the corpse of a multiversal variant of himself.
The Defenders Paved the Way for Marvel Zombies’ TV-MA Rating
While Marvel Zombies is Marvel Studios’ first TVMA-rated Disney+ original show, it won’t be the first TVMA-rated Marvel series. Previously, Marvel Television produced a collection of live-action, MCU-adjacent shows — Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders and The Punisher — which originally ran as Netflix original series between April 2015 and June 2019, each carrying a TV-MA rating.
It was revealed that six of these shows were leaving Netflix in February. These six shows were added to Disney+ in March and collectively are known as “The Defenders Saga”. To accommodate the more mature content of shows like Daredevil, Disney+ revamped its parental controls, allowing for TV-MA and R-rated content to appear on the platform for those who wish to see it. In fact, 20th Century Fox’s Marvel-licensed X-Men spinoff films Deadpool and Logan were recently added to Disney+ in the United States, becoming the first R-rated movies on the platform.
Source: The Direct