X-Men '97 Season 3, What If…? hires new writer after Season 1 and 2 writers fired | THE RIVER

Marvel Anime“X-Men '97”It has been revealed that Matthew Chauncey (What If…?) (2021) has been appointed as a new writer for season 3 of The Hunger Games. Deadline reports.

“X-Men '97” is a revival of the animated series “X-Men” that was broadcast in Japan and the United States in the 1990s. Season 1 was highly praised not only by viewers but also by critics for being a legitimate evolution of the original.

However, Beau DeMayo, who was the writer and executive producer of Season 1, was suddenly fired just before the series was scheduled to begin broadcasting in March 2024 (the specific reasons are still unknown). As DeMayo had already completed the scripts for all episodes of Season 2, production is proceeding after revising them. From Season 3 onwards, Chauncey will take over as a writer and work with director Jake Castorina.

Chauncey has been a writer and executive producer of “What If…?” since season 1, and also participated in the scriptwriting of the TV drama “Ms. Marvel” (2022). He is also involved in the scriptwriting of the movie “Thor: Love and Thunder” (2022) as a script doctor. He was chosen as the new scriptwriter for “X-Men '97” after receiving the trust of Marvel Studios/Marvel Television.

Currently, “X-Men '97” Season 3 is in planning and development. Larry Houston and Eric and Julia Lewald, who served as executive producers on the original “X-Men,” will continue to participate as consulting producers.

Season 1 of “X-Men '97” is now available exclusively on Disney+.

Source: Deadline

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