Due to the writers' and actors' strikes in Hollywood that dried up most of movie and television production this summer, Marvel was forced to delay six upcoming projects.
Echo Gets New Release Date
This is a tentative release date as Marvel Studios has not officially announced its premiere after being pushed out of 2023.
However, following that delay from November 29, it was previously hinted that Echo would be released in January 2024.
A unique aspect of Echo's release is that for the first time, Disney+ will be releasing all of the Marvel show's episodes on the same day.
Historically, the MCU has had weekly releases with the premiere sometimes dropping more than one episode. This new binge model was made famous by streaming competitor Netflix.
The Copyright Catalog also came with the show's description, focusing on "her Native American roots" and the return of Vincent D’Onofrio's Kingpin:
"Marvel Studios presents 'Echo' in which Maya Lopez (Alaqua Cox) struggles to reconnect with her Native American roots while balancing aspirations tied to a life of crime as successor to the brutal legacy of Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) aka Kingpin. In the first episode we are introduced to Maya Lopez and her struggles."
Marvel's First 2024 Project
Also debuting this year is a new series, What If...? Season 2, expected to begin streaming around Christmas Day 2023.
Following behind Echo will likely be the retro animated series X-Men '97, which is currently set for an early 2024 release on Disney+.
Echo is tentatively set to begin streaming on January 10, only on Disney+.