The Marvel Cinematic Universe didn’t finish with Avengers: Endgame, however it did take a giant break, and its return has understandably been a bit of shaky.
Part 4 noticed Marvel take its first massive steps into the multiverse with its motion pictures, whereas it additionally started experimenting with mixing TV reveals into the canon. Collection like WandaVision and Loki have already tied immediately into a few of the MCU motion pictures which were launched since, whereas others, like She-Hulk: Lawyer at Legislation and Moon Knight, haven’t made the crossover simply but. And the entire thing has been fairly disappointing, at least according to Disney CEO Bob Iger.
At San Diego Comedian-Con 2022, Marvel Studios fgave followers an thought of what’s on the horizon, laying out agency plans for Phases 5 and even Six, together with setting release dates for many beforehand introduced movies and saying two new Avengers motion pictures.
However with MCU motion pictures not performing fairly in addition to Disney may need hoped, plans maintain shifting, transferring sure motion pictures and reveals round on the calendar stretching all the best way out to the center of 2027. In the meantime, it appears that evidently Iger is planning on fewer Marvel reveals normally going ahead.
With this new set of release dates — and some new titles and first seems to be — the MCU machine retains on churning. From the introduction of Blade and the Incredible 4 to the return of Daredevil in his first official MCU TV sequence, right here’s each deliberate future Marvel Cinematic Universe movie and Disney Plus present.
The sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel might be known as The Marvels, for the reason that Captain Marvel energy household continues to develop. With Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), alias Ms. Marvel, and Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) — the superhero referred to as Photon, who was launched in WandaVision — becoming a member of Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers, it’s shaping as much as be an all-female workforce movie. The director is Nia DaCosta (Candyman), however beyond that, we don’t know a lot.
Charlie Cox’s Daredevil is getting round; after showing in Spider-Man: No Means House and She-Hulk, he’s going to crop up on this sequel of types to the Hawkeye sequence, earlier than lastly getting his personal present again in 2024. Vincent D’Onofrio additionally seems as Kingpin. Echo is a Disney Plus sequence following Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez, a deaf Native American lady with the ability to completely copy one other individual’s actions. In a break from the standard Marvel/Disney Plus sample, all episodes of Echo will premiere on the identical day.
Untitled Deadpool sequel: Could 3
Marvel Studios has promised to proceed twentieth Century Fox’s Deadpool franchise with star Ryan Reynolds within the lead and Hugh Jackman again as Wolverine. A brand new, R-rated Deadpool movie is at the moment in growth, with Free Man’s Shawn Levy set to direct.
After assuming the mantle — or slightly, defend — left by Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers within the Disney Plus present The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie headlines his personal Captain America movie for the primary time in 2024. The script is by The Falcon and the Winter Soldier showrunner Malcolm Spellman, and the director is Julius Onah (The Cloverfield Paradox). Tim Blake Nelson will return to the MCU because the Chief, who was final seen in The Unbelievable Hulk (2008).
The nice Kathryn Hahn returns to the function of Agatha Harkness, a robust witch who served because the eventual antagonist of WandaVision, on this Disney Plus sequence. Wanda cruelly left her trapped within the function of a suburban normie on the finish of the earlier present, so she in all probability received’t be in the very best temper in the beginning of this new journey.
After taking her bow in Black Panther: Wakanda Without end, Riri Williams (Dominique Thorne) will get her personal sequence. The character is a superb younger engineer who makes her personal energy swimsuit, very like Iron Man’s, after reverse-engineering a few of Tony Stark’s tech. Going through off towards Riri might be The Hood (Anthony Ramos), a extra magic-based villain. Ironheart doesn’t have a stable release date but, however it’s typically anticipated to return out in 2024 after being delayed from its preliminary 2023 air date.
After warming us up with a string of cameos, Charlie Cox’s Daredevil is the primary character from Marvel’s Netflix reveals to make the bounce to headlining his personal official MCU sequence on Disney Plus. Vincent D’Onofrio returns as his nemesis Wilson Fisk, alias Kingpin. Whereas the final date we heard for this sequence was spring 2024, it’s beginning to appear fairly unlikely to truly occur that quickly, contemplating they simply scrapped the concept for the whole series and are beginning over.
Marvel’s morally grey and extra unconventionally heroic characters — together with Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh), Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), and the Pink Guardian (David Harbour) — will be a part of forces in Thunderbolts. Within the comics, the workforce is basically the Marvel Comics model of DC’s Suicide Squad, a bunch of villains pressed into working collectively for another person’s trigger on ache of dying. Jake Schreier (Robotic & Frank) is set to direct.
Initially slated for 2023, the brand new Blade movie has been pushed a yr. Following Wesley Snipes’ incarnation of the vampire hunter might be no imply feat, however Marvel couldn’t have recruited a greater actor to do it: the sensible Mahershala Ali. The nice Delroy Lindo may even make an look, whereas Bassam Tariq directs.
Part Six begins with essentially the most hotly anticipated MCU debut this facet of the X-Males. The fourth time is hopefully the appeal for Marvel’s First Household, who’ve lengthy suffered from lackluster cinematic diversifications. Spider-Man: No Means House’s Jon Watts was initially set to direct, however after his departure, WandaVision and It’s All the time Sunny in Philadelphia director Matt Shakman stepped into the function. There’s nonetheless no casting announcement.
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty: Could 1
In 2026, Marvel Studios will return to its most profitable sub-franchise, and additionally to the technique that noticed it shut out Part Three (with a pair of Avengers motion pictures, Infinity Struggle and Endgame). The primary new Avengers movie has a director (Shang Chi’s Destin Daniel Cretton) however no confirmed solid but. Going by its title, Jonathan Majors’ Kang will play an essential function.
Avengers: Secret Wars: Could 7
Delayed to 2027, Avengers: Secret Wars will shut out Part Six and finish what Marvel is now calling the Multiverse Saga, the best way Avengers: Endgame concluded the Infinity Saga. Once more, there’s no solid or director connected but, however the title refers to a cosmic comics crossover occasion about collapsing multiverses that might even herald a whole reboot of the MCU.
For the darker facet of what occurs when Iron Man tech falls into the fallacious arms, Don Cheadle will return as Struggle Machine in a movie primarily based on Marvel Comics’ Armor Wars. There’s no release date for the movie but — however with a reputation like Armor Wars, it looks as if a secure wager Dominique Thorne’s Ironheart may even be concerned.
Untitled Wakanda sequence that includes Okoye
Danai Gurira has signed on for what’s reportedly an origin story sequence for the chief of the Dora Milaje, Okoye.
A Shang-Chi sequel
A sequel to 2021’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is in growth at Marvel Studios, with little identified about it thus far, apart from that Simu Liu will return within the title function.