Marvel Announces Exciting New Films And Sequels At Comic-Con
Over the weekend, Marvel studious held its much-anticipated Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con, where it revealed major plans for MCU’s phase 4.
It was indeed a glorious day for Marvel fans as Studio head Kevin Feige informed the crowd about a stream of upcoming projects first of which was The Eternals, the Chloé Zhao-directed film starring Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Brian Tyree Henry, and Kumail Nanjiani.
The Marvel president told the audience that the movie would deliver something “entirely new and entirely different.”
Next, it was announced that The Falcon and The Winter Soldier will stream on Disney+ next fall.
The release date for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was also announced. It will hit theaters on Feb 12, 2021, and Simu Liu will play the titular hero, while Tony Leung will star as the real
Up next was the announcement of WandaVision, which will begin streaming on Disney+ in Spring 2021. Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany will reprise their roles as Scarlet Witch and Vision.
Loki will also begin streaming on Disney+ in Spring 2021, and will chronicle the adventures of Tom Hiddleston’s anti-hero post-Endgame.
It appears Marvel will finnaly take a walk on the dark side as it intends to explore the horror genre with Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness, which director Scott Derrickson said will be “the first scary MCU film.”
The studio equally announced “What If…?”, an animated series that begins streaming on Disney+ in the summer of 2021. The series will re-imagine previous events in the MCU and will feature the voice of Jeffrey Wright as The Watcher, an all-knowing being who “observes all things and watches the multiverse.”
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Just announced in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios’ WHAT IF…?, the first animated series in the MCU, with Jeffrey Wright as the voice of The Watcher and many actors from across the MCU reprising their roles as voice talent. Streaming exclusively on Disney+, Summer 2021.
Marvel will look to continue its streaming takeover with Hawkeye, the Jeremy Renner-starring standalone series that will begin streaming on Disney+ in Fall 2021. The series will track Hawkeye as he mentors Kate Bishop to basically be a better version of himself.
In one of the panel’s biggest announcements, it was mentioned that a Taika Waititi-directed sequel to Thor: Ragnarok will hit theaters on November 5, 2021, and it will be titled Thor: Love and Thunder.
Details of the hugely anticipated Black Widow movie were also revealed on Saturday. It was announced that Black Widow will hit theaters on May 1, 2020. Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, and Rachel Weisz will star, with Cate Shortland set to direct.
Last, but definitely not least, Marvel announced that it will be rebooting Blade starring Mahershala Ali as the titular vampire hunter. Unfortunately, no release date has been set at this time.
The studio also mentioned that Fantastic Four, Black Panther 2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Captain Marvel 2 are all in the works.
— Peter Sciretta @ SDCC (@slashfilm) July 21, 2019