Unexpected turn of events, the Disney+ series Armor Wars is being reworked by Marvel Studios to become a movie. The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reveals that the change came in the middle of the development after Marvel Studios realized the film format was better suited to tell the story.
In the movie of Marvel, the Armor Wars storyline focuses on the legacy of Tony Stark, whose wondrous armor technology led to multiple villains getting their hands on weapons of mass destruction.
In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tony Stark is dead, the series was led by Don Cheadles War Machine, Tony’s best friend who wore a super suit in his superhero career.
The series was also set to star Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a genius teenager who becomes Ironheart, the superhero successor of Tony Stark in the comic books.
It is unknown how much Armor Wars will change to fit in the film format. But both War Machine and Ironheart are set to appear in other Marvel Studio productions in the next years. Riri will make her MCU debut in November when Black Panther: Wakanda Forever debuts in theaters.
The heroine is set to get her own solo Disney+ series in the last months of the next year.