Marvel announced the release dates for its fourth phase of lineup of films on Tuesday. Beginning with Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow, that is postponed to a July 9 release, the list includes other titles slated till 2023.
Most films were announced during Disney’s Investors Day lineup.
Black Widow (July 9)
The film that will deal with Avenger Natasha Romanoff’s past, will now simultaneously release in theatres and on Disney+ on July 9. It was announced along with Disney’s other films like Cruella, which will release on May 28.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (September 3)
It stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organisation, as per Marvel’s synopsis. The film also stars Tony Leung as Wenwu, Awkwafina as Shang-Chi’s friend Katy and Michelle Yeoh as Jiang Nan, as well as Fala Chen, Meng’er Zhang, Florian Munteanu and Ronny Chieng.
Eternals (November 5)
Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Chloe Zhao, Eternals will introduce a set of superheroes and actors in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It will revolve around ancient beings who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants.
Spider-Man: No Way Home (December 17)
The third installment in the Spider-Man: Homecoming series will tie in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. It will feature actors Tom Holland, Zendaya, and Jacob Batalon.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (March 25, 2022)
The Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer will be the first Marvel film of 2022 and will feature Elizabeth Olsen or Scarlet Witch, Benedict Wong as Wong, and others.
Thor: Love and Thunder (May 6, 2022)
The fourth instalment in Chris Hemsworth’s Thor series will see Natalie Portman reprise her role as Jane Foster.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (July 8, 2022)
To be directed by Black Panther director Ryan Coogler, the sequel will explore the world of Wakanda further. However, it is unclear as to who will replace late actor Chadwick Boseman’s titular role. The shooting will begin from July.
The Marvels (November 8, 2022)
The sequel to Captain Marvel, the film will feature Brie Larson, and Iman Vellani, who will be seen in Ms. Marvel.
For its 2023 lineup, the comics and entertainment company announced the release of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania on February 17, and Guardians of the Galaxy 3 on May 5.