The studios, subsidiaries of Disney, will present four films between this summer and Christmas and a tight release schedule until 2023.
Two years without Captain America, the Hulk, or Thor, that hadn’t happened in the ten years of the MCU’s existence, the Marvel Cinematic Universe of Superheroes. Since the release in July 2019 of the last Spider-man, fans have had nothing to eat, except for the series versions. In a three-minute video, the lucrative branch of Disney unveiled the names and official release dates of its future feature films, at a time when the return of theaters never seems to have been so close. And to make up for lost time, Marvel is embarking on a frantic race: four films between July and Christmas and one film almost every three months by the end of 2023.
After many postponements from the firm, Black widow will finally return to the dark rooms on July 7, followed Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings September 1. Eternals, directed by recently Oscar winner Chloe Zaho and led by an enticing cast – Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Kit Harington – will then be released on November 3 and Spider-Man – No Way Home will punctuate a decidedly busy second part of the year on December 15th.
In addition to the announcement, which fans hope final, of the 2021 schedule, the thinking heads of the MCU also unveiled some surprises to the audience. It’s a novelty, the very mysterious second installment of Black Panther, scheduled for 2023 and without the late Chadwick Boseman, will have for subtitle Wakanda Forever. Captain marvel 2 will be called The Marvels, and will see the character of Brie Larson joined by her alter ego Monica Lambeau as well as by Ms. Marvel Kamala Khan. The feature film directed by Nia DaCosta will be released on November 9, 2022.
New Doctor Strange is announced in March of the same year, just before Thor: Love and Thunder in May. Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania will hit theaters in February 2023, the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in May, before Fantastic Four will probably come to complete Phase IV of the MCU at a date as yet unknown.