Marvel Announces New Slate Of Films Coming To Marvel Phase 3 Films
Marvel has announced that they are adding additional movies to the Phase 3 slate of movies and the first new movie will be a sequel to “Ant-Man” and it will be called “Ant-Man And The Wasp”. Paul Rudd will reprise his role as Scott Lang/Ant-Man and joining him this time on his adventure will be Evangeline Lily who will reprise her role as Hope Van Dyne and now take on the role of superhero, The Wasp. “Ant-Man And The Wasp” will open on July 6th, 2018.
To accommodate this addition both the “Black Panther” and “Captain Marvel” movies will be movie their release dates to February 16, 2018 and March 8, 2019.
Marvel also announced that 3 unnamed Marvel movies will premier on May 1st, 2020, July 10th 2020 and November 6th 2020. I’m expecting a Hulk movie to be one of them since he was originally supposed to appear in “Civil War” and pulled out at the last second and also Kevin Feige has said that they have plans for Hulk in the future.
First Trailer For Marvel And Netflix’s “Jessica Jones”
Netflix has released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming series, Marvel’s “Jessica Jones”.
First Look At Mike Colter As “Luke Cage”
Rachael McAdams Joins The Cast Of “Doctor Strange”
The Wrap has reported that Rachael McAdams will join Benedict Cumberbatch and Telda Swinton in the upcoming Marvel movie, “Doctor Strange”. There is no official announcement as to watch character McAdams will be playing. All we know is it is the female lead.
It could be Clea, who is the niece of Dormammu, which is one of Doctor Strange’s greatest enemies. Clea later betrays her uncle and joins forces with Doctor Strange and became his love interest.
Source: The Wrap
Big Shakeup At Marvel Entertainment
There was a big shake up within Marvel Entertainment. Kevin Feige who has produced all of the Marvel movies and is the President of Marvel met with Disney and made it known that he was not happy reporting directly to the current CEO of Marvel Isaac Perlmutter. Now Feige is reporting directly to Disney Pictures President, Alan Horn.It seems that Perlmutter was a thorn in Feige’s side and it sounds like it came to the point where Feige was even considering leaving Marvel. Perlmutter is notorious for being a cheapskate and not providing enough dough for the movies. “Captain America: Civil War” was apparently the breaking point since they were going over budget and Perlmutter didn’t want to release any additional funds to support the movie.
Then there was also the disbandment of the Marvel Creative Team which some are saying was responsible for Edgar Wright leaving Ant-Man. It has Brian Michael Bendis and Joe Quesueda. The following list show the movies that the Creative Team had some input in:
Movies they worked on: Iron Man, Avengers, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Captain America: Civil War.
Movies somewhere in the middle: Hulk, Ant Man, Thor, and Thor: The Dark World.
Movies with little to no input: Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, and Avengers: Age Of Ultron.
What is weird about these movies is that it seems that the Creative Team was heavily involved with the best Marvel movies and barely had any input with the lesser ones. What does this mean for the future? We dont know right now but we’ll see what happens after “Captain America: Civil War”.
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