Echo ‘gives Indigenous people a leading character and real representation,’ says actor Alaqua Cox about the upcoming Marvel Studios’ series, stream it on Disney+ Hotstar starting January 10
Telugu super news, January 8, 2024: Get ready for gripping action as Disney+ Hotstar brings Marvel Studios’ Original live-action series, Echo. The series traces Maya Lopez’s escape to her Choctaw Nation roots in Oklahoma after her dramatic introduction in Marvel Studios’ 2021 hit, Hawkeye. It also explores her family and legacy, creating a gritty, self-contained tale of power and revenge as she confronts the perilous world of Wilson Fisk’s criminal empire.
Directed by Sydney Freeland and Catriona McKenzie, the series will see Alaqua Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio reprise their roles as Maya Lopez and Kingpin, respectively. For the first time ever, all episodes of Marvel Studios’ Echo will stream on Disney+ Hotstar in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu, on January 10.
Actor Alaqua Cox, sharing about her journey from Hawkeye to Echo said, “When I jumped into the Marvel world, it was a big transition for me, but I was so grateful for the opportunity and journey.”
Echo was already in the works during the filming of Hawkeye. When the actor heard about the project she couldn’t contain herself. Recounting the experience, she said, “I felt so overwhelmed and shocked because it was a lead role in my second project, which seemed kind of crazy. I remember telling my family, and it just meant so much because it gives Indigenous people a leading character and real representation in an authentic way. It feels amazing to be able to have the opportunity to inspire and empower a future generation of people.”
The series features a stellar cast, including Chaske Spencer, Tantoo Cardinal, Devery Jacobs, Zahn McClarnon, Cody Lightning, and Graham Greene. promises an action-packed narrative with deep roots in the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Executive producers Kevin Feige, Stephen Broussard, Louis D’Esposito, Brad Winderbaum, Victoria Alonso, Richie Palmer, Jason Gavin, Marion Dayre, and Sydney Freeland, helm the series along with co-executive producers Jennifer L. Booth and Amy Rardin, ensuring a culturally rich and compelling storytelling.