The return of BLACK PANTHER with WAKANDA FOREVER by Ryan Coogler, in cinemas on November 9th, built on the passing of the torch for the superhero, after the premature death of the protagonist Chadwick Boseman (King T’Challa) starts a new wave of superhero movies and series by Marvel.
In a story divided into phases (each with its own red threads), we are between the end of the fourth, with the multiverse at the center and a more introspective exploration of the characters and the fifth that will continue to travel on the border between good and evil, giving space even to the most restless good guys and baddies, from Ant-Man to the sorceress / witch Agatha Harkness, from The Marvels to Daredevil.
The special promises to show about 40 minutes GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY – HOLIDAY SPECIAL (closing chapter of phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe) on Disney + from 25 November, which will also reveal elements of the third chapter of the saga (the last one directed by James Gunn), with Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and Vin Diesel, coming to theaters in May. On February 15th it comes out ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA by Peyton Reed, the third superhero film and title that officially kicks off Phase 5. Here Scott Lang / Ant-man (Paul Rudd) and Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) find themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, having to face Kang the conqueror (Jonathan Majors). The crossover series debuts on Disney + this spring SECRET INVASION starring Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Ben Mendelsohn as Talos, in a cast that includes Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman and Cobie Smulders. At the center of the story is a faction of shape-shifting Skrulls that have infiltrated Earth for years. In the first months of the new year the second season of WHAT IF…? animated series that explores parallel worlds of the multiverse. It should go towards the summer for the series ECHOstarring Alaqua Cox as the relentless Maya Lopez, deaf leader of a gang determined to make Ronin, aka Clint Barton, pay for his actions.
The return to the platform of Thor’s unpredictable younger brother will also be summer, LOKI (Tom Hiddleston) with the second season of the series in which he is the protagonist and where he is confronted with its infinite variations. In July it arrives in cinemas THE MARVELS by Nia Costa, crossover with Captain Marvel and WandaVision which will have among the protagonists the characters of Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel (Iman Vellani) Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) and Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) in a crossroads and swapping of superpowers. In the autumn it will be the turn of IRONHEART series for Disney +, set after the events of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Dominique Thorne returns as Riri Williams, a young and brilliant inventor determined to leave her mark on the world. She will come in winter AGATHA: COVEN OF CHAOSa spinoff from Wandavision, dedicated to the powerful sorceress / witch Agatha Harkness (Kathryn Hahn), also starring Aubrey Plaza and Emma Caulfield Ford.
In 2024 we will see, among the various titles, the animated series THE SPIDER-MAN: FRESHMAN YEARabout Peter Parker finding a mentor in Tony Stark and MARVEL ZOMBIES, with a contagion that turns even some superheroes, such as Captain America and Hawkeye, into living dead. In the live action series DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN, Charlie Cox reprises the role of the blind superhero. Anthony Mackie returns stars and stripes superhero in CAPTAIN AMERICA: NEW WORLD ORDER by Julius Onah, coming in May. It will debut in theaters in July THUNDERBOLTS by Jake Schreier with Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and her anti-hero team composed of Black Widow (Florence Pugh), the Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), US Agent (Wyatt Russell), Taskmaster (Olga Kurylenko ), the Red Guardian (David Harbor) and Ghost (Hannah John-Kamen).
The reboot of BLADE, with the vampire hunter played by Oscar winner Mahershala Ali. In November Ryan Reynolds returns to as one of the most irreverent superheroes in the Marvel universe, in DEADPOOL 3 by Shawn Levy, with Hugh Jackman again Wolverine. Finally, it will instead have to wait until 2025 for the two superhero teams of FANTASTIC FOUR directed by Matt Shakman e AVENGERS: THE KANG DYNASTY by Destin Daniel Cretton.