The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been a box office juggernaut for over a decade. With numerous films and TV shows under their belt, the franchise shows no signs of slowing down.
Fans around the world are eagerly anticipating the next installment in the MCU. So, what is the next Marvel Cinematic Universe movie?
The next MCU film to hit theaters will be Black Widow, which is set to release on July 9, 2021. The film will be directed by Cate Shortland and stars Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, alongside Florence Pugh, David Harbour, and Rachel Weisz.
The film is set after the events of Captain America: Civil War but before Avengers: Infinity War. It follows Black Widow as she confronts her past and deals with unfinished business from before she became an Avenger.
- Scarlett Johansson: Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
- Florence Pugh: Yelena Belova
- David Harbour: Alexei Shostakov/Red Guardian
- Rachel Weisz: Melina Vostokoff/Iron Maiden
If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the trailer for Black Widow below:
The Future of MCU
While Black Widow is the next MCU movie, there are plenty more on the horizon. Marvel Studios has announced several upcoming films and TV shows that will be a part of Phase Four of the MCU.
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: Set to release on September 3, 2021.
- The Eternals: Set to release on November 5, 2021.
- Spider-Man: No Way Home: Set to release on December 17, 2021.
Upcoming TV Shows
- Loki: Premiered on June 9, 2021.
- What If..?: Set to release in Summer of 2021.
- Hawkeye: Set to release in Late Fall of 2021.
The next Marvel Cinematic Universe movie is Black Widow, which will be released on July 9, 2021. However, there are plenty more films and TV shows on the horizon for fans to enjoy. The MCU continues to expand and evolve with each new installment, and it’s an exciting time for fans of the franchise.