Echo Season 1 will be released simultaneously in November
Hawkeye spinoff Echo has gotten a release date, and it’ll be the first MCU series to drop a full season at once.
Echo will drop its Season 1 episodes on Disney+ on Nov. 29, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige declared at today Upfronts show. Loki Season 2 has additionally gotten an official Season 2 debut date of Oct. 6.
In releasing all of its episodes, Disney will be all following the procedure leaned toward by Netflix, which has been criticized at times for flattening excitement too soon. Disney is following Netflix’s example of adhering to the so-called “binge strategy” despite this.
A remarkable Hawkeye character returns
Echo was first made public in 2021. It will focus on the eponymous Echo, a Native American character played by Alaqua Cox, who previously showed up in Hawkeye. Using her photographic reflexes, she served as an enforced for Wilson Fisk a.k.a. Kingpin, despite the fact that she is on her own in the new series. The story will get in her hometown as she reconnects with her Native roots and attempts to embrace the significance of family.
One thing to keep an eye on: As Daredevil becomes a bigger part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio are said to be returning for Echo.
The decision to release Echo as a complete set coincides with a change in MCU shows’ strategy. Feige has past admitted that there’s a glut of Marvel shows on the service, and this might be the start of a concerted effort to pare down the release schedule.