Marvel’s ‘Echo’ Begins Production

Marvel’s Echo has begin production in Atlanta and is set to premiere in 2023. The series stars Alaqua Cox as deaf gang leader Maya Lopez aka Echo, who made her debut in the MCU in Marvel’s Hawkeye. The series picks up after finding out the truth about the death of her father — by the hands of Ronin aka Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) — set up by Wilson Fisk aka Kingpin (Vincent D’Onofrio).

Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez in Marvel Studios’ Echo, exclusively on Disney+. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick. ©Marvel Studios 2022. All Rights Reserved.

According to Disney, the series will be an origin story of Echo as 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. 

The series also stars Chaske Spencer, Tantoo Cardinal, Devery Jacobs, and Cody Lightning, with Graham Greene and Zahn McClarnon. Directed by Sydney Freeland and Catriona McKenzie (Gunaikurnai), Echo is executive produced by 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.