Production began on the upcoming Marvel Studios series Echo today. This series, set to arrive on Disney+ in 2023, tells more of the story of Maya Lopez. Lopez, the deaf gang leader who appeared in Hawkeye, is the central figure of this story. She was out to get Ronin aka Clint Barton and make him pay for his wrongdoings. A first look at Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez in the series was released today.
Disney shared that “the origin story of Echo revisits Maya Lopez, whose ruthless behavior in New York City catches up with her in her hometown. She must face her past, reconnect with her Native American roots and embrace the meaning of family and community if she ever hopes to move forward.“
Echo stars Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez. She is joined by Chaske Spencer, Tantoo Cardinal, Devery Jacobs, and Cody Lightning, with Graham Greene and Zahn McClarnon.
Episodes of Echo are directed by Sydney Freeland (Navajo) and Catriona McKenzie (Gunaikurnai). Executive producers are Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Stephen Broussard, Richie Palmer, Marion Dayre and Jason Gavin (Blackfeet). Co-executive producers are Amy Rardin, Sydney Freeland, Christina King (Seminole) and Jennifer Booth.
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