The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has seen a significant shift following the events of Avengers: Endgame. While the franchise has always been known for its interconnectedness, the post-Endgame MCU is a completely new beast altogether, with the introduction of new characters and worlds that redefine the universe as we know it. In this article, we explore what’s in store for the MCU post-Endgame.
First and foremost, the MCU has announced several new films and series featuring some of the biggest names in the comic book world. This includes Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, and The Eternals. Each of these projects promises to offer something different and unique, while expanding the MCU in unprecedented ways.
One of the most anticipated projects is Black Widow, which will be the first film in Phase 4 of the MCU. The film features Scarlett Johansson reprising her role as Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow and takes place between the events of Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War. The film also introduces new characters like Yelena Belova (played by Florence Pugh) and the mysterious Taskmaster.
Another film that’s generating a lot of buzz is Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which will introduce the Marvel martial artist to the silver screen for the first time. The film stars Simu Liu in the titular role and is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. The film promises to be a game-changer for the MCU, introducing a fresh new hero with a unique skill set and backstory.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is another project that’s generating a lot of excitement. The film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme, will explore the concept of the multiverse, which was introduced in the Spider-Man: Far From Home post-credits scene. The film also marks the return of Elizabeth Olsen’s Wanda Maximoff aka the Scarlet Witch, who will play a significant role in the story.
Thor: Love and Thunder will see the return of Chris Hemsworth’s Thor, as well as Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie and Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster. However, the film will introduce a new Thor in the form of Jane Foster, who will become the Goddess of Thunder. The film will also feature the return of director Taika Waititi, who previously directed Thor: Ragnarok.
Finally, The Eternals promises to introduce a completely new dimension to the MCU. The film, which features an all-star cast including Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Gemma Chan, and Kit Harington, follows a group of immortal beings who have secretly lived on Earth for thousands of years. The Eternals promises to be a visually stunning and emotionally stirring film, exploring the themes of family, identity, and destiny.
In addition to these films, the post-Endgame MCU will also feature a plethora of Disney+ series, including Loki, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, and Moon Knight. These series will offer fans a chance to dive deeper into their favorite characters, explore new corners of the MCU, and set up future stories in exciting ways.
Overall, the post-Endgame MCU promises to be a thrilling and unpredictable ride, with a wide range of stories, characters, and themes. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual viewer, there’s something for everyone in this exciting new phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So sit back, relax, and get ready to be blown away by the incredible world of the post-Endgame MCU.