Marvel just revealed details of its new series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier - here's what you need to know

Not one to miss out on the annual Super Bowl commercials-and-trailers party, Marvel dropped its own first-look teasers showing off three of their upcoming TV shows.

A 30-second TV spot gave us blink-and-you'll miss it glimpses of some of the projects fans can look forward to.

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One such show was the The Falcon and the Winter Soldier , which was given roughly 10 seconds of air-time.

That's the briefest of "trailers", but here's everything you need to know about the series:

What is The Falcon and the Winter Soldier?

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will be the first Marvel series to come to Disney's 'Plus' streaming service.

Hoping to replicate the success of The Mandalorian - the live-action Star Wars series that has yet to see an official release in the UK but was praised in the US - it promises direct links with Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) events taking place on the big screen.

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It follows Anthony Mackie's 'Falcon' and the Winter Soldier from the Captain America arm of the MCU, as they deal with the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame, in which the former was handed the mantle of 'Captain America'.

Who's in it?

Anthony Mackie is back as Sam Wilson/Falcon, an Avenger and former pararescueman who was trained by the military in aerial combat using a specially designed wing pack.

Wilson was handed the mantle of Captain America by Steve Rogers at the end of Avengers: Endgame, but continues to use the Falcon moniker.

Sebastian Stan reprises his role as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, an enhanced soldier who reemerged as a brainwashed assassin after being thought killed in action during World War II.

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Daniel Brühl will also be back as Baron Zemo, and the show (described as a "buddy action drama") will be written by Empire TV series veteran Malcolm Spellman, and John Wick's Derek Kolstad.

When can I watch it?

Despite the recent trailer and Disney +'s upcoming UK launch, it's still not known exactly when we will be able to watch The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is expected to be released in late 2020, and will consist of six episodes.

What else was shown off?

Alongside the trailer for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Marvel also showed off the first footage from a couple of other of their Disney + shows.

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The first 'footage' of Loki was debuted, although 'footage' is pushing it a bit, we simply saw Tom Hiddleston back as the deviant god in this series centred around Thor sibling Loki.

The star described it as "one of the most exciting creative opportunities I think I’ve ever come across" when the show was announced last year.

"There’s a lot of psychological evolution [in the character] that hasn’t happened yet," added Hiddleston. "Kevin [Fiege] has generously showed me what his plans are – I can’t tell you any of them."

And the first trailer for WandaVision - which follows the exploits of Elizabeth Olsen's Wanda "Scarlet Witch" Maximoff and Paul Bettany's artificial intelligence being, Vision - was also shown off.

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Again, it wasn't really a "trailer" so much as a few seconds of rapidly cut shots.

"It’s gonna get weird, we’re gonna go deep, we’re gonna have lots of surprises and we’re going to finally understand Wanda Maximoff as the Scarlett Witch," said Olsen while announcing the project in July 2019.

"I literally have never been this confused in front of this many people," added Bettany.

What is Disney +?

Disney+ is a brand new streaming platform that will carry content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic.

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It will feature all the shows and films Disney has created since the 1930s, as well as new content created especially for the service.

It will launch in the UK on 24 March, the entertainment giant has confirmed. On the same date, the service will also go live in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland.

It will cost £5.99 for a monthly subscription, or £59.99 to sign up for a year.

This article originally appeared on iNews

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