As we approach the end of 2020, fans of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) are eagerly anticipating the release of the studio’s movies in 2021. Several rumors and spoilers have been circulating online, giving fans a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming movies. From the return of some familiar faces to some exciting new additions, here is a round-up of all the rumors and spoilers surrounding Marvel’s 2021 movies.
1. Black Widow
The first movie in the MCU’s Phase Four is Black Widow, which is set to release on May 7, 2021. The movie will serve as a prequel to the events of Avengers: Endgame and will shed light on the backstory of Natasha Romanoff, played by Scarlett Johansson. Some of the rumors surrounding the movie suggest that it will feature a surprise cameo from Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark, and that it will set up the introduction of a new Black Widow in the MCU.
2. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is set to release on July 9, 2021. The movie will introduce the first Asian superhero in the MCU, played by Simu Liu. Rumors suggest that the movie will feature the return of the Mandarin, the villain portrayed by Ben Kingsley in Iron Man 3. There are also speculations that the movie will introduce another classic Marvel character, Fin Fang Foom, who is a giant dragon-like creature.
The Eternals is another highly anticipated movie in the MCU’s Phase Four. It is set to release on November 5, 2021, and will introduce a new team of superheroes to the MCU. Rumors suggest that the movie will feature the appearance of the Celestials, who are ancient and powerful beings that created the Eternals. There are also speculations that the movie will set up the introduction of the X-Men in the MCU.
4. Spider-Man 3
The third installment in the MCU’s Spider-Man series is set to release on December 17, 2021. The movie will see the return of Tom Holland as Peter Parker and will feature the multiverse concept. Rumors suggest that the movie will feature the return of Andrew Garfield’s Spider-Man and Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man, as well as other characters from previous Spider-Man movies. There are also speculations that the movie will introduce the Sinister Six, a group of supervillains that have been a long-standing enemy of Spider-Man in the comics.
In conclusion, Marvel’s 2021 movies are shaping up to be some of the most exciting releases in the MCU’s history. With the return of some familiar faces and the introduction of some new characters, fans have a lot to look forward to in the coming year. While these rumors and spoilers should be taken with a grain of salt, they undoubtedly add to the anticipation and excitement for what’s to come.