Black Panther 2, Blade, Guardians of the Galaxy 3… Everything Marvel plans for the future of the MCU

Disney and Marvel are not yet finalized with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In 2022, 2023, 2024 (and 2025?), several films and series are planned. Here is the full program.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has entered a new era since the series aired via Disney+ and the closing of Thanos arc (with Avengers: Endgame). It allows for the expansion of the massive entertainment empire that Marvel and Disney have built, as well as the movies that continue to flood the big screen.

The latest MCU productions introduced the concept of the multiverse, in the wake of Spider-Man: There’s no way home And the Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness.

What films are planned for the sequel? What series will be airing soon Disney +? What arcs can come out of the book’s imagination? We assess knowing that the two multinationals have initially formalized their plans for Phase 4 at San Diego Comic Con 2019. During the 2022 edition, the two companies discussed Phase 5 and… Phase 6.

Note that the few release dates mentioned will likely change depending on what strategy Marvel and Disney want.

Warning, this article contains some spoilers.

the movies

Black Panther: Forever Wakanda – November 9, 2022

Black Panther Logo: Wakanda Forever
Black Panther Logo: Wakanda Forever // Source: Marvel

It will be the only MCU-nominated Best Picture Oscar-nominated production sequel without Chadwick Boseman, who tragically passed away after a long illness. Disney and Marvel have already announced that there will be no alternative Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The second part, which is still directed by Ryan Coogler, will pay homage to the actor and focus on the other characters. Phase 4 of the MCU will be closed.

Ant Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – February 15, 2023

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania // Source: Marvel

So there will be a third movie dedicated to Ant-Man, the superhero capable of getting small. Director Peyton Reed will return, along with the cast of Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, and Michelle Pfeiffer. They will be joined by Jonathan Majors, who will play Kang the Conqueror – one of Marvel’s greatest villains. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania It will mark the beginning of the fifth stage.

Guardians of the Galaxy 3 – 3 May 2023

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 // Source: Disney

Time taken out by old tweets with questionable humor, James Gunn will finally have the chance to complete a trilogy Guardians of the Galaxy (After taking care of the Suicide Squad reboot.) Volume 3 story must include Thor, who leaves to travel with Star-Lord and the others at the end Avengers: Endgame. The comic development of the character began in Motorcycle rentalwants it.

The Marvels – July 26, 2023

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Captain Marvel // Source: Marvel Studios

The first MCU movie starring a superhero Captain Marvel He presented a powerful figure in the universe. She was expected to have a bigger role in Avengers: Endgame, where they appear in the end only stealthily. So we have to wait marvels To continue discovering the character portrayed by Brie Larson. The blockbuster will be directed by Nia D’Costa and is expected to be a reunion with Monica Rambo (Seen in Wanda’s vision) and Kamala Khan.

Blade – November 2023

Blade // Source: Disney

Blade, a half-man, half-vampire superhero will return to the big screen. Marvel and Disney have just formalized a new movie from which we know only one thing: Academy Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali who will take over from Wesley Snipes. This is really excellent news.

Captain America: New World Order – May 2024

Captain America: New World Order
Captain America: New World Order // Source: Marvel

serial Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which aired on Disney+, paved the way for a fourth feature film focusing on Captain America. Except that, this time around, it’s no longer Chris Evans who will take the costume, but Anthony Mackie.

Lightning bolt – July 2024

Thunderbolts // Source: Marvel

The MCU will have its own suicide squad Lightning, an adaptation that will bring together several villains who must carry out perilous missions. We can come across characters like Ghost, Yelena Belova, Winter Soldier, US Agent, Taskmaster, Baron Zemo and Abomination.

Fantastic Four – November 2024

The Fantastic Four
The Fantastic 4 // Source: Marvel

behind the man Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home And the Spider-Man: There’s no way homeJohn Watts had to take on the difficult task of releasing The Fantastic 4 in cinema. He eventually withdrew from the project. The restart will mark the beginning of the sixth stage.

Avengers: Kang Dynasty – May 2025

Avengers: Kang Dynasty
Avengers: Kang Dynasty // Source: Marvel

Kang . dynasty It is the first installment of the upcoming Avengers movie.

Avengers: Secret Wars – November 2025

Avengers: Secret Wars
Avengers: Secret Wars // Source: Marvel

secret wars It is the second installment of the futuristic Avengers movie (and the conclusion of Phase VI).

Deadpool 3 – North Carolina

Deadpool 3 coming soon? // Source: Marvel

Disney didn’t buy Fox to rid Deadpool. A third film, still worn by Ryan Reynolds as the irreverent superhero, was mentioned by Kevin Feige. If we have to wait a little longer before release, we can’t wait to see how Deadpool will be integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (though he doesn’t appear in the sequel to Dr. Gharib, despite the very advanced concept of the multiverse). We already know the director: Sean Levy.

the rest ?

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Screenshot from Avengers Endgame // Source: YouTube

Time travel without introducing the idea of ​​causation Avengers: Endgame It opens a lot of doors for the Marvel Cinematic Universe sequel. Nothing prevents screenwriters from going back in time to take on other branches within the currently known chronology. We can even talk about a very opportunistic turn to do what’s already been done…but other than that. Finally, the multiverse concept is now a strong narrative foundation for screenwriters. Thanks to him, they can imagine everything.

It also remains to be determined how the Fox-owned licenses will be integrated into the MCU now that Disney has taken everything back. In the future, there will be more storyboards to choose from.

Final film confirmation: Spider-Man will not leave the MCU, following a financial agreement reached with Sony Pictures, which owns the rights.


I Grout – August 10, 2022

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Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy 2 // Source: Disney

A series of short films centered on young Groot, a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy who can only say one sentence.

She-Hulk: Lawyer – August 18, 2022

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Tatiana Maslany at She-Hulk // Source: Disney +

As her nickname suggests, She-Hulk is the female version of the green superhero – she’s got altered Hulk genes after a blood transfusion. In real life, her name is Jennifer Walters and she is Bruce Banner’s cousin. Tatiana Maslany will be in the cast, as will Tim Roth (abomination) and Mark Ruffalo (Hulk).

what if …? Season 2 – early 2023

Dr. Strange version of “Evil” in What If. // Source: Marvel

What if…?As the title suggests, it presents alternative facts associated with changes in events seen in the classic production. The actors will provide their voices to the character they previously embodied in Flesh and Blood. Note that it has been formalized that every episode presented will be a “canon” in the MCU, meaning that it is considered an integral part of the Marvel universe seen on screen.

Secret Invasion – Spring 2023

Secret Invasion logo
Secret Invasion Logo // Source: Disney / Marvel

Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) will be entitled to his chain. Commander Talos (Ben Mendelssohn) will accompany him on the secret invasion. The duo will discover that several people, including friends or even enemies, have been quietly replaced by Skrulls, a shape-shifting type.

Ala Sada series – Summer 2023

Echo in Episode 3 of Hook. // Source: Marvel

serial hook It introduces Echo, the adopted daughter of Wilson Fisk (also known as Kingpin, the villain reckless). his privacy? She can recreate any human movement she sees, a gift that makes up for her deafness.

Loki, Season 2 – Summer 2023

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Loki “The Chief” in Episode 5. // Source: Disney Plus

Tom Hiddleston will play Loki again in future episodes.

Iron Heart – Fall 2023

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Ironheart // Source: Marvel

The series revolves around a superhero played by Dominic Thorne. Iron Heart is about a brilliant young female engineer who, as Tony Stark once did, will build her own shield.

X-Men 97 – Fall 2023

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X-Men ’97 // Source: Marvel

The X-Men will first enter the MCU with an animated series dubbed X-Men ’97. There will be many mutants, such as Cyclops, Storm, Rogue, Jean Gray or even Wolverine – knowing that they will be led by Magneto.

Agatha: Coven of Chaos – Winter 2023

Agatha Harkness
It was Agatha the whole time! // Source: Marvel Studios

Agatha: Pete Harkness It is a show of the series Wanda’s vision, dedicated to the character of the witch Agatha Harkness. Always on the border of good and evil, the witch made a great impression.

Daredevil: Born Again – Spring 2024

Charlie Cox in Daredevil // Source: Marvel

After three seasons on Netflix, Daredevil will return as a new series airing on Disney+ (with eighteen episodes on the show!). Charlie Cox will return the outfit in Daredevil born againjust like Vincent Donofrio – who loaned his features to villainous Wilson Fisk.

Spider-Man: Year One – 2024

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Design reminiscent of course papers… // Source: Marvel Studios

While Spider-Man already has several movies under his belt, he will be returning in an animated series that will follow Peter Parker in his freshman year of college.

Armor Wars – North Carolina

Armor Wars logo, the future Marvel series. // Source: Marvel

armor wars It is an adaptation of the comics of the same name. Focusing on the War Machine, the series will tackle Tony Stark’s worst fear: his technology falling into the hands of many.

Wakanda Series – North Carolina

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Danai Gurira in Black Panther // Source: Marvel Studios

In addition to the two Black Panther films, we’ll be returning to Wakanda for a spin-off. It will be worn by the Okoye character.

Marvel Zombies – North Carolina

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Ah, zombies. // Source: Marvel Studios

Re-reading the Marvel Cinematic Universe but with zombies.

the rest ?

Given the cast of characters it has, Marvel can tie the series to feeding Disney+. Software on Wasp, Wang, or even Shuri, Black Panter’s little sister, will be adapted to the platform and will allow the MCU to expand even further. Not without quenching the thirst of fans who just ask for it.

Source: Nomirama Editorial

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