Echo brings Choctaw culture to the Hollywood red carpet
By Kendra Germany-Wall
February 1, 2024
Cast and crew from Marvel Studios’ “Echo” joined guests, fans and tribal leaders on the red carpet outside the Regency Village Theater in Westwood on January 8, 2024, for a special launch event.
All five series episodes began streaming on January 9, 2024, on Disney+ and Hulu.
In attendance were Alaqua Cox, Chaske Spencer, Tantoo Cardinal, Devery Jacobs, Zahn McClarnon, Cody Lightning, Vincent D’Onofrio, Darnell Besaw, Wren Gotts, Morningstar Angeline, Dannie McCallum, and Katarina Ziervogel, filmmakers Sydney Freeland (director and executive producer), Catriona McKenzie (director), Dave Porter (composer), Ambre Wrigley (costume designer), and Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Brad Winderbaum, Stephen Broussard and Richie Palmer (executive producers). Choctaw Nation’s Chief Gary Batton, Assistant Chief Jack Austin, Jr. and other CNO representatives also walked the red carpet.
Marvel Studios’ “Echo” brings a powerful and authentic representation of Native American culture to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Echo filmmakers worked with the Choctaw Nation during all stages of production to ensure the Choctaw culture, language and history were accurately represented.
The CNO is proud to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to Echo and the Choctaw cultural representations showcased throughout the story.
This website serves as a resource for tribal members and fans seeking to delve deeper into the Echo series and CNO’s contributions to the Marvel Universe.
The website provides information about CNO’s history, traditions and language, allowing visitors to explore the significance of the various cultural symbols, practices, and beliefs that are woven into Echo’s narrative.
The website also features exclusive interviews with the tribal leaders behind Echo, shedding light on the collaboration that went into authentically portraying Choctaw culture and the importance of accurately depicting Native culture.
Audiences can watch Marvel Studios’ “Echo” series on Hulu and Disney+ now.
Visit Choctaw Nation’s Echo website and learn more about the partnership between Disney, Marvel and CNO.