Marvel Update: 'Black Panther,' 'Inhumans' & Two More 'Avengers' Films To Come
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced a number of forthcoming superhero projects, which will be ushered into theaters by the studio for its phase 3, at the Marvel presentation at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood Tuesday, Oct. 28.
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Phase 3 will include, as anticipated, two more Avengers films – Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 for May 4, 2018 and Part 2 for May 2019. Thor 3: Ragnarok is slated for release July 28, 2017 and Captain America: Civil War will hit theaters May 6, 2016.
In addition to the sequels, Marvel announced a Black Panther film that will star 42 star Chadwick Boseman in the lead and which will premiere Nov. 3, 2017. Captain Marvel, which will follow Carol Danvers, will hit theaters July 6, 2018. And, an Inhumans film is slated for release Nov. 2, 2018.
Yesterday, news broke that Benedict Cumberbatch would be taking on the lead role in Marvel’s Dr. Strange movie after negotiations with Joaquin Phoenix fell through. That film, which is being directed by Scott Derrickson, has pushed its release date from July to Nov. 4, 2016.
Release dates for other phase 3 films have previously been revealed – Paul Rudd vehicle Ant-Man (July 17, 2015) and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (May 5, 2017).
Avengers: Age of Ultron, the final movie in Marvel Studios’ phase 2, hits theaters May 1, 2015.