The Marvel Cinematic Universe is heading back to Comic Con’s Hall H this summer after sitting out in 2018. With another Phase of the MCU about to wrap up and Phase Four fast approaching, fans are anxious to learn what the future holds. This year’s presentation could cover a lot of ground.
- Deadline reports that the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be heading to San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2019.
- This would mark a triumphant return to the legendary Hall H after not attending last year, as Marvel Studios attempted to keep as many things about Avengers: Endgame a surprise.
- However with Phase Three wrapping up on July 2 with Spider-Man: Far From Home, fans are ready to know more about the studio’s plans going forward.
- Earlier this year, Disney revealed their film release schedule for the rest of this year, with certain titles (Avatar, Star Wars) scheduled through 2027. From that announcement, fans know that Marvel currently has two untitled films premiering in May and November 2020.
What we do know:
- Marvel is already in production on the standalone Black Widow film starring Scarllett Johansson and directed by Cate Shortland.
- A Shang-Chi film is in development with Destin Daniel Cretton attached to direct. In a recent AMA on Reddit, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige dropped a few breadcrumbs that could potentially connect to Shang-Chi.
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has been announced and James Gunn has been rehired to helm the project following his removal last summer over decade old controversial tweets.
- Scott Derrickson is attached for a Doctor Strange sequel.
- Chloe Zhao has been tapped to direct The Eternals. In recent weeks it was announced Angelina Jolie, Kumail Nanjiani, and Richard Madden were in talks to join the project.
- Several episodic shows are in development for the new streaming service, Disney+ including:
- Finally, Marvel will be part of the major presentations at the D23 Expo in Anaheim this August. What will be revealed and when remains a mystery at this time.
- Deadline reached out to Disney for a comment, but the company has not said anything in regards to Marvel at SDCC.
- In the meantime, fans remain hyped as banners featuring MCU characters are popping up around the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego:
— SDCC Unofficial Blog (@SD_Comic_Con) June 18, 2019
SDCC returns for its 50th anniversary July 18-21, 2019.