Let’s go to phase 5! On the occasion of Comic-Con, Disney has surprises prepared for fans of Marvel superheroes on Saturday. The giant announced the release of two new “Avengers” films and unveiled the first look at the sequel to Black Pantherpromises a lot of emotion.
Marvel movies have dominated box offices around the world in recent years, Avengers: Endgame in 2019 it briefly became the highest grossing film of all time with over $2.79 billion. “I wonder if you wouldn’t mind looking ahead a bit,” studio president Kevin Feige asked a gathering of superhero die-hards near the end of a presentation in San Diego.
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars will be released in theaters in 2025, he then explained. The movies will follow the Avengers: Endgame, which created unprecedented media hype by combining storylines featured in all previously released Marvel films. The two new “Avengers” titles will conclude the next “saga”, called ” The Multiverse Saga“, which consists of more than a dozen interconnected films and television series in the “Marvel Cinematic Universe”, Feige said. The fifth phase of the MCU will begin with the film Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania, which is scheduled to be released on February 17, 2023.
Back to “multiverse”
Marvel’s recent franchise explores the concept of the “multiverse” popularized by superhero comics, where infinite universes — and infinite versions of every hero and villain — coexist.
The Marvel presentation closed the largest day of Comic-Con held in a hall with a capacity of 6,000 seats. It ends in the first trailer of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – a sequel to the first film adaptation of a comic book nominated for the Oscars for the best picture -, which is scheduled to premiere on November 11. The film is expected to end Phase 4 of the Marvel Universe.
A touching tribute to Chadwick Boseman
Director Ryan Coogler, on stage in San Diego with a troupe of African percussionists and dancerspaid a touching tribute to the star of the first film, the “fire, big Chadwick Boseman”.
The actor died of cancer in 2020 and his role was not repeated by another actor in the new film. “I promise you I can feel his hand on me right now,” Coogler said. “Chad is no longer with us physically but his spirit, his passion, his wisdom, his pride in his culture and the impact he had on this industry will be felt forever,” he said.
Disney Plus series Rain
Other movies announced by Disney on Saturday include Thunderstorms and Fantastic Fourexpected in 2024. Kevin Feige also announced that Blade ready in November 2023 and that the new title Captain America: New World Order will arrive in May 2024.
On the side of the small screen, new trailer revealed for She-Hulk: Lawyerwhich will be available on Disney + from August 17, with a preview of Charlie Cox alias Daredevil, which will also return to the service in the spring of 2024 [dans Daredevil : Born Again].
Actress Cobie Smulders will reprise her role as Agent Maria Hill in the series Secret Invasionexpected in the spring of 2023. Hawkeye antagonist Maya Lopez, played by Alaqua Cox, will star insoundin the summer of 2023. Currently filming, season 2 of Loki is also scheduled for the summer of 2023. In the fall, Disney+ subscribers will be able to discover iron heart with actress Dominique Thorne. The villain of the Wanda VisionAgatha Harkness, has its own spinoff in the winter of 2023, with rights Agatha: Coven of Chaos.