The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been dominating the box office for over a decade, and there is still so much more to come. With the Phase 4 of MCU officially starting with the release of WandaVision earlier this year, Marvel fans are eagerly awaiting to see what’s next for their favorite comic book universe.
So, what do we know about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Let’s take a look at some upcoming movies and TV shows that are sure to excite fans.
1. Black Widow – July 9th, 2021
The much-awaited Black Widow movie that was supposed to release last year is finally hitting the theatres and Disney+ Premier Access in July this year. The film is set after the events of Captain America: Civil War and will explore Natasha Romanoff’s past.
2. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – September 3rd, 2021
Marvel is introducing a new superhero, Shang-Chi, in their latest movie. The film is about a martial artist who is forced to confront his father’s criminal past. Fans are excited to see how Marvel will incorporate the Ten Rings, a terrorist organization that was first introduced in the original Iron Man movie.
3. Eternals – November 5th, 2021
Eternals is a movie about an immortal alien race that has been living on Earth for thousands of years. The film stars Angelina Jolie, Kit Harington, Richard Madden, and Salma Hayek.
4. Spider-Man: No Way Home – December 17th, 2021
The third Spider-man movie is set to be released in December 2021. The plot details are still unknown, but there are several rumors that suggest the movie will deal with the multiverse, and we might see previous Spider-man characters from the previous movies.
5. Hawkeye – Late 2021
The Hawkeye series will premiere later this year on Disney+. The show will see Jeremy Renner returning as Clint Barton and will introduce Kate Bishop, a fan-favorite character from the comics.
6. Ms. Marvel – Late 2021
Ms. Marvel is a new series that will arrive on Disney+ later this year. The show follows a young Pakistani-American girl named Kamala Khan as she takes on the mantle of Ms. Marvel.
7. Moon Knight – TBA
Moon Knight is an upcoming Marvel series that will arrive on Disney+. It follows the story of a former mercenary named Marc Spector, who has multiple personalities and is imbued with the powers of the Egyptian moon god, Khonshu.
8. She-Hulk – TBA
She-Hulk is another new Marvel series that is set to arrive on Disney+. The show will see Tatiana Maslany portraying the lead role of Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk, a lawyer who gains Hulk-like powers after a blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner.
9. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – March 25th, 2022
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is the sequel to the 2016 movie Doctor Strange. The film sees Benedict Cumberbatch returning as Doctor Strange and will also feature Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch. The movie will deal with the multiverse and promises to be one of the most exciting movies in Phase 4.
10. Thor: Love and Thunder – May 6th, 2022
Lastly, Thor: Love and Thunder is set to hit theatres in May 2022. The film sees Chris Hemsworth returning as Thor, and Natalie Portman is back as Jane Foster, who will take on the mantle of the Mighty Thor.
In conclusion, the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe looks to be very promising. As Marvel expands its universe, fans can expect more superheroes, more exciting storylines, and more movies and TV shows to keep them entertained for years to come.