The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been on a roll since its inception in 2008 with the release of Iron Man. The franchise has given us some of the most iconic superhero movies of all time, and fans can’t seem to get enough of it.
As we move into Phase 5, the anticipation for what’s next is at an all-time high. In this article, we’ll take a look at what we know so far about the Phase 5 Marvel movies.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
The first movie in Phase 5 is Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. This movie is set to be released on March 25, 2022.
Benedict Cumberbatch returns as Doctor Strange, and Elizabeth Olsen reprises her role as Scarlet Witch. The movie is said to be a horror movie, which is a first for the MCU. Fans are excited to see how this movie will tie into the events of WandaVision.
Thor: Love and Thunder
Next up is Thor: Love and Thunder, which is set to be released on May 6, 2022. Chris Hemsworth returns as Thor, and Natalie Portman returns as Jane Foster. However, this time around Jane Foster will become Thor herself in a storyline inspired by the comics.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is set to be released on November 10, 2022. This movie will pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman’s legacy as T’Challa after his untimely death in August 2020. It’s unclear who will take on the mantle of Black Panther in this movie.
The Marvels will be released on November 10, 2022 alongside Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Brie Larson returns as Captain Marvel, and Teyonah Parris reprises her role as Monica Rambeau from WandaVision. Iman Vellani will also be introduced as Ms. Marvel in this movie.
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania is set to be released on February 17, 2023. Paul Rudd returns as Ant-Man, and Evangeline Lilly returns as The Wasp. Kathryn Newton joins the cast as Cassie Lang.
The release date for Blade has not been announced yet, but it’s expected to be released in Phase 5. Mahershala Ali has been cast as Blade, taking over the role from Wesley Snipes.
Phase 5 of the MCU looks like it’s going to be just as exciting as the previous phases. With a mix of familiar characters and new ones being introduced, there’s something for every fan to look forward to. Make sure you mark your calendars for these upcoming movies!