Doctor Strange will get a team-up of his own with Scarlet Witch to save the multiverse. Also taking part in their upcoming MCU adventure are Wong, Baron Mordo, and new MCU hero America Chavez. However, The Identity of SuperVillains is being kep under wraps.
Multiverse Gets Heroes of Its Own
In July 2022, Thor is the first MCU Hero to get a 4th solo film. It’s presumed that he’ll be in the company of the Guardians of the Galaxy, and face battle with Gorr the God Butcher. Played by Christian Bale, Gorr is known as an immensely powerful villain with a grudge against the gods.
The God Butcher Prevails
Thor 4 will also boast appearances from Valkyrie, and Russell Crowe as ZEUS, the leader of the Greek pantheon of gods. Lady Sif and Jane Foster – will be getting in on the action as well. It’s been confirmed that Jane’s return to the MCU will involve her becoming the Mighty Thor from Marvel Comics.
Finally A Lady Thor!
Black Panther 2 will continue, but instead of focusing on T’Challa, the movie will center its attention on some of the other important figures that live in Wakanda. War with another civilization may be coming to Wakanda’s doorstep. It’s believed that Namor the Sub-Mariner, the leader of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, will fill the role of the movie’s main villain.
Kicking off 2023 for the MCU is The Marvels, which will unite three major MCU characters. Originally expected to be Captain Marvel 2, the movie will expand its focus beyond Carol Danvers by bringing in the adult Monica Rambeau from WandaVision and Kamala Khan.
New Mutants Introduced In Marvel
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will see the group continue the search for Gamora and experience a highly-anticipated first meeting with Will Poulter’s Adam Warlock. Set up in a post-credits scene in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the Golden Gladiator is a major addition to the MCU’s stable of characters and a major player in several cosmic crossovers.
Birth Of A Warlock
Ant-Man & The Wasp are set to face Kang The Conqueror in Ant-Man 3. Kang, the 31st century time traveler has a well-earned reputation as one of the greatest Avengers villains of all time. It takes entire teams of heroes to beat him. Kang's invasion of the MCU was set up by the events of the Loki season 1 finale.
From Loki To Ant-Man Kang Appears
There had been debate over Fantastic Four movie under Marvel studios, and before long, audiences will finally get an answer to that question. Jon Watts, the director of the MCU’s Spider-Man trilogy, has been given the reins of Fantastic Four. As for the villain, there’s no confirmation if Marvel’s First Family will be fighting Doctor Doom, Galactus, Super Skrull, or a different comic character altogether.
Doctor Doom? Galactus? Or Skrull?
Deadpool 3 will be the MCU’s first-ever R-rated movie. While all other Marvel characters in Fox’s library are sure to be rebooted, the MCU will be taking a different approach with Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool. The MCU’s Merc with the Mouth is expected to be consistent with his portrayal in Fox’s highly successful Deadpool movies.
MCU's First R-rated Movie
On the heels of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier finale, it was revealed that Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson will be suiting up as the Sentinel of Liberty in Captain America 4. It could bring back Sharon Carter, Winter Soldier, and U.S. Agent, or it may give the MCU’s new Captain America his own supporting cast of characters.