Marvel Studio’s “Echo” Celebrates Choctaw Day

Echo - Choctaw Powwow Special Screening Event
DURANT, OKLAHOMA - NOVEMBER 03: View of Choctaw Nation dance performance during the Echo - Choctaw Powwow Special Screening Event on November 03, 2023 in Durant, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images for Disney)

To celebrate Choctaw Day, a special screening of the first two episodes of Marvel Studios’ “Echo”—plus a Q&A with director Sydney Freeland—took place yesterday at The District at Choctaw Casinos & Resorts in Durant, OK. The Choctaw Cultural Center, which honors and preserves the Choctaw people’s journey, culture and history, kicked off Native American month today with one of the nation’s largest powwows. Images of the red-carpet screening event and powwow are now available.

Launching on Jan. 10, 2024, on Disney+ and Hulu, Marvel Studios’ “Echo” spotlights Maya Lopez (Alaqua Cox) as she is pursued by Wilson Fisk’s (Vincent D’Onofrio) criminal empire. When the journey brings her home, she must confront her own family and legacy. 

“Echo” also stars Chaske Spencer (“Wild Indian,” “The English”), Graham Greene (“1883,” “Goliath”), Tantoo Cardinal (“Killers of the Flower Moon,” “Stumptown”), Devery Jacobs (FX’s “Reservation Dogs,” “American Gods”), Zahn McClarnon (“Dark Winds,” FX’s “Reservation Dogs”), Cody Lightning (“Hey, Viktor!” “Four Sheets to the Wind”) and Vincent D’Onofrio (“Hawkeye,” “Godfather of Harlem”). Episodes of the series are directed by Sydney Freeland (Navajo) and Catriona McKenzie (Gunaikurnai). Executive producers are Kevin Feige, Stephen Broussard, Louis D’Esposito, Brad Winderbaum, Victoria Alonso, Richie Palmer, Jason Gavin (Blackfeet), Marion Dayre and Sydney Freeland. Co-executive producers are Jennifer L. Booth and Amy Rardin. All five episodes stream on Hulu and Disney+ beginning Jan. 14. 


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