Disney+ confirms the place Marvel Studios’ Halloween particular, Werewolf by Night time, falls within the overarching timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Disney+ seems to reply the query of Werewolf by Night‘s place within the Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline.
Although the particular doesn’t handle the place it falls within the timeline of the MCU, Disney+ appears to have answered that query. Listed in a class titled “Marvel Cinematic Universe in Timeline Order,” these current Marvel Studios initiatives seem within the following order: Moon Knight, She-Hulk: Lawyer at Legislation, Ms. Marvel, Thor: Love and Thunder and Werewolf by Night time.
In a current interview, Werewolf by Night time director Michael Giacchino revealed the explanation why the Halloween particular by no means addresses its personal place in the timeline of the MCU. “The one factor all of us agreed on is it takes place inside the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sure, it is in there. We by no means say when, how or why,” he stated. “That was a large choice that we simply stated… I felt like they’ve achieved so brilliantly this entire interweaving connecting world between all of those characters over the previous what number of years. And I did not know the best way to enhance upon that. I did not know the best way to make that higher or carry one thing new to that.”
Werewolf by Night time’s Place within the MCU
For exhibits like She-Hulk: Lawyer at Legislation and Moon Knight, the creators additionally equally addressed the place the initiatives landed within the franchise’s overarching timeline. Moon Knight head writer Jeremy Slater admitted that he did not know the place the present fell within the MCU. “We didn’t know when our present would debut in relation to their different exhibits and movies, so the timeline was deliberately left obscure,” he stated. Comparatively, She-Hulk head author Jessica Gao not too long ago acknowledged that the Disney+ collection was set “not too far” after Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
Werewolf by Night time stars Gael García Bernal because the titular werewolf, Jack Russell, in addition to Harriet Sansom Harris (Determined Housewives) and Laura Donnelly (The Nevers) as Verrusa and Elsa Bloodstone, respectively. Created by Gerry Conway, Roy Thomas and Mike Ploog, the primary character to be known as “Werewolf by Night time” was Jack Russell, who was a descendant of a legendary species of people known as Lycanthropes. The character first appeared within the 1972 problem of Marvel Highlight #2 earlier than starring in a Werewolf by Night time collection till 1977. The collection can be notable for the first appearance of Moon Knight, who was performed by Oscar Isaac within the Marvel Studios collection of the identical title, which premiered on Disney+ in March.
Marvel Comics revived the character in April 2020 with Werewolf by Night #1, a miniseries starring Jake Gomez, created by the writing crew consisting of Black Eyed Peas‘ Taboo, Benjamin Jackendoff and Scot Eaton. On this model, Jake, aka. Pink Wolf, is a member of the Hopi Native American tribe whose household has been cursed with lycanthropy.
Marvel Studios’ Werewolf by Night time is now streaming on Disney+.