So with the recent San Diego Comic Con 2019 now over we thought we’d give you a full run down of Marvel’s Phase 4…….
Taika Waititi will return to direct Thor 4 : Love & Thunder which see Natalie Portman return as Mighty Thor which will be released on November 5th 2021
Having been fired then rehired James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy 3 will take after the events of Thor 4
Doctor Strange 2 will see director Scott Derrickson return which will have a gothic scary aspect and will be released on May 7th 2021
The Eternals will be directed by Chloe Zhao and star Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden an Salma Hayek and will be released on November 6th 2020.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” will star Tony Leung (“Infernal Affairs,) as The Mandarin (the real one) who is expected to be the father of the title character. Shang-Chi himself will be played by Chinese-Canadian actor Simu Liu who screen-tested only last week. Awkwafina also stars. Inspired by the wave of 1970s kung fu films, the comic followed a master of fighting who eventually gains the ability to create an infinite amount of replicas of himself. No word on if the film will include this ability. “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” will premiere February 12th 2021.
There will be four TV series which will be part of the new Disney+ channel launching in November 2019 and in Summer 2021 will be Marvel’s first animated series ‘What if?’ which will see Jeffrey Wright as The Watcher along with a load of characters that are still alive after Phase 3 and will also include Jeff Goldblum too.
Black Widow will be released May 1st 2020
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will be released Autumn 2020
Loki will be released Spring 2021
Hawkeye will be released Autumn 2021
Maharshala Ali will play Blade in the upcoming reboot but will not be part of Marvel’s Phase Four
Many of these Phase 4 films are ‘beginnings’ and there will be another Avengers film over the next five years but just not the same team …….