The Future of Marvel Cinematic Universe


OK so you have seen Doctor Strange right? Awesome right? So what is next? Doctor Strange is the only the second film in Phase Three. What is next for the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Marvel’s Kevin Feige recently spoke to The Toronto Sun on the promotional tour for Doctor Strange and he was asked about the untitled movies that Marvel have scheduled for May, July and November in 2020.

These movies are the start of Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here is what Kevin Feige said.

“Where we go after Avengers; what those 2020 films are, we’re pretty sure what those are going to be… but if I tell you that, we’re getting into spoilers,”

So what could these movies be? With most of the actors from Phase One coming to the end of their contracts after the 4th Avengers film what could these movies be?

Could Robert Downey Jr. Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth extend their contracts with Marvel. With these characters possibly coming to an end could we see any major deaths in Avengers: Infinity War like Tony Stark‘s fear vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron? Or could we see a Iron Man 4 in 2020 and if there are any deaths could we see a new Captain America film starring Sebastian Stan as Bucky or Anthony Mackie as Falcon picking up the shield as they have done in the comics. Or maybe there are no major deaths and these 2020 MCU films are possible sequels to original Avengers teams hence the possible spoilers – if we knew the titles of these movies now, we would know what characters would survive.

Will we see a new Avengers Team for the Untitled Avengers Sequel in 2019? Doctor Strange as their new leader with a team consisting of Black Panther, Spider-Man, Captain Marvel, Ant-Man and the Wasp?

Hence the title change for the 4th Avengers movie? Could the title be “The New Avengers” and that is the launch platform into these 2020 Phase Four MCU movies ?

Kevin Feige

Could these 2020 scheduled films are sequels to the new members of the Phase Three team. Doctor Strange 2, Black Panther 2, Captain Marvel 2? But that isn’t really a spoiler? We already know Marvel and Sony are already making plans for a Spider-Man sequel to Homecoming could this be one of them? Could James Gunn be giving us a soundtrack Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3?

Will there be new heroes showing up in the Avengers 2019 film? Fan favorite Adam Warlock turns up and saves the day and then gets his own movie in 2020?

Could we see some kind of 2 or more characters teaming up?

What do you think these 2020 MCU films could be? Which new Marvel Characters would you like to see get their own movie?

What is the future of the MCU after 2020? This is what Kevin Feige said.

“Once we get into 2021, 2022, 2023… it’s the same balance. We want to continue stories in unique ways with characters that we’ve established. There’s facing the crossroads of how to adapt characters after they’ve had five or six or seven appearances. Then there’s choosing the new ones, like Guardians, like Ant-Man, like Doctor Strange… and we certainly know what the handful of those are going to be.”


Here is the list of upcoming Phase Three Movies.


SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING – 7th July 7 2017.

THOR: RAGNAROK – 3rd November 2017.

BLACK PANTHER – 16th February 2018.


ANT-MAN AND THE WASP – 6th July 2018.

CAPTAIN MARVEL – 8th March 2019.



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