After experiencing all the thrills and excitement of the Wakandan sequel, many MCU fans may be wondering when they will next be heading to theaters for a Marvel blockbuster. Here are the next five Marvel movies that moviegoers can look forward to across the next couple of years.
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What Are the Next Marvel Movies After Black Panther 2?
1.) Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – February 17, 2023
The next batch of MCU stories will begin with Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, which hits theaters on February 17, 2023. This will see the return of Ant-Man, Wasp, Hank Pym, and Janet Van Dyne, with Kathryn Newton debuting as a recast Cassie Lang and beginning her own heroic journey.
Not only will this, ironically, be the biggest entry in the Ant-Man franchise, but it will also be a major chapter in the ongoing Multiverse Saga. The shrinking family will be going head-to-head with Jonathan Majors’ Kang the Conqueror ahead of his starring role as the lead antagonist of Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.
2.) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 – May 5, 2023
Following on from that, the Guardians of the Galaxy will finally be returning to the big screen with Vol. 3 coming from director James Gunn on May 5, 2023. The long-awaited threequel will bring the story of the intergalactic outlaws to a close, as this is believed to be the final appearance for this iteration of the team.
The whole crew – including Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, Groot, Nebula, and Mantis – will be back for the adventure that sees the team take on Chukwudi Iwuji’s High Evolutionary. Also tagging along will be the new additions of Will Poulter’s Adam Warlock, Maria Bakalova’s Cosmo, and more mystery characters.
3.) The Marvels – July 28, 2023
Continuing the trend of Phase 5 sequels, The Marvels will debut on July 28, 2023 as a sequel to the billion-dollar hit Captain Marvel. But Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers won’t be alone this time around as she is joined by Iman Vellani’s Ms. Marvel and Teyonah Parris’ Monica Rambeau as the female trio unities to kick some ass.
Also in the mix will be Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury, Kamala Khan’s family, and Zawe Ashton – who recently had a child with Tom Hiddleston – as the lead antagonist. For now, much of the sequel remains shrouded in mystery, but connections to Captain Marvel, WandaVision, and Ms. Marvel are expected.
4.) Captain America: New World Order – May 3, 2024
In the first MCU movie of 2024, Sam Wilson will pick up the legacy of Steve Rogers with Captain America: New World Order on May 3, 2024. The legacy sequel will resolve the MCU’s most infamous cliffhanger as The Leader returns as the main antagonist after first being teased in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk.
Making his exciting MCU debut, Harrison Ford will appear in Captain America 4 as General Thunderbolt Ross, replacing William Hurt. Production on the project – directed by Julius Onah – will reportedly begin in March 2023, with much of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier cast back in action.
5.) Thunderbolts – July 26, 2024
As the wait continues for Avengers 5, the MCU’s next big team-up ensemble will come on July 26, 2024 with Thunderbolts. The blockbuster will see a ragtag group of super soldiers, spies, and questionable individuals unite for an unknown mission that will be directed by MCU newcomer Jake Schreier.
Among the line-up will be Yelena Belova, Bucky Barnes, Red Guardian, US Agent, Taskmaster, Ghost, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Valentina. Many have speculated Thunderbolts will have close connections to Captain America 4 as Harrison Ford will reportedly play General Ross once again in the flick.