Disney unveiled a series of Marvel superhero movies Saturday, July 23 at Comic-Con, including two new movies “Avenger”, and gave fans a first look at the sequel to “Black Panther”.
“I wonder if you wouldn’t mind anticipating a bit”studio president Kevin Feige asked the gathering of diehard superhero fans near the end of a presentation in San Diego.
Movies Marvel have dominated box offices around the world in recent years, avengers : Endgame of 2019 briefly becoming the highest-grossing film of all time with over $2.79 billion.
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars will hit theaters in 2025, he then announced.
The films will be in line with “Avengers: Endgame”, which created unprecedented media hype by bringing together storylines featured in all previously released Marvel films. The two new titles “Avengers” will conclude the next “saga” composed of more than a dozen films and television series interconnected in “The Marvel Cinematic Universe”Feige said.
The Marvel franchise explored the concept of “multiverse” popularized by superhero comics, in which infinite universes – and infinite versions of every hero and villain – exist side by side.
The Marvel presentation capped the biggest day of Comic-Con held in a 6,000-seat hall. It ended with the first trailer of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – a sequel to the first film adaptation of a comic book to have been in the running for the Oscars for best picture -, whose premiere is scheduled for November 11.
Director Ryan Coogler, who took to the San Diego stage with a colorful troupe of drummers and African dancers, paid a moving tribute to the star of the first film, the “fire, great Chadwick Boseman”. Boseman died of cancer in 2020 and his role is not reprized by another actor in the new film.
“I promise you I can feel his hand on me right now”Coogler said. “Chad is no longer with us physically but his spirit, his passion, his genius, his pride in his culture and the impact he had on this industry will be felt forever.”he noted.
Other movies announced by Disney include Thunderbolts and Fantastic Four, expected in 2024. Mr. Feige also announced that Blade would be ready in November 2023 and that the new title Captain America: New World Order would come in May 2024.