After the Release of the Trailer Showcasing Upcoming Phase Four Marvel Movies, Fans Have a lot to be Looking Forward to
By: Christian DiBuono
Marvel Studios released an official trailer for MCU Phase 4 movies while delivering a humbling message to their fans.
Under the narration of Stan Lee quotes, which stated “The one thing that will never change is we are part of one big family” and “We are all part of one big universe that moves ever upward and onward to greater glory,” the trailer gave viewers the epic “Avengers Assemble” scene from “Avengers: Endgame” and screenshots of scenes from other movies before introducing them to short clips of upcoming Marvel movies such as “Black Widow,” “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” and “The Eternals.”
The rest of the trailer would reveal the name and dates for the next Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Thor, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Ant-Man, and Guardian of the Galaxy movies for the next few years. After featuring the Fantastic Four symbol, which imposes that the MCU will produce their version of the Fantastic Four heroes, and Shang-Chi uppercutting an enemy, the viewer is given the message “See You At The Movies.”
This amazing, emotional, and ecstatic video has many Marvel fans become more excited for the future of the MCU and their favorite heroes.
Here is a quick breakdown of the movies mentioned in the trailer.
Release Date: July 9, 2021
In a timeline before she became an avenger, Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow, must deal with her history as a spy, and confront a force that will stop at nothing to take her down. Romanoff will be opposed by Taskmaster, one of the most dangerous mercenaries in the Marvel Universe, and his forces.
Cast: Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, and Rachel Weisz
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Release Date: September 3, 2021
Shang-Chi, who will be played by Simu Liu, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he discovers the mysterious Ten Rings Organization.
Cast: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Fala Chen, Meng’er Zhang, Florian Munteanu and Ronny Chieng
Release Date: November 5, 2021
The Eternals movie will introduce fans to a new cast of heroes into the MCU. This movie will explain the origin story of the Celestials, eternals, and the eternals’ comic book enemies the “deviants.” In the comics, the Celestials are god-like beings who visited Earth millions of years ago and created the eternals and deviants through experimentation. In the movie, the MCU may implement that story in their marvel universe and the conflict between the eternals and deviants.
Cast: Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh, Don lee, and Kit Harrington
Spider-Man: No Way Home
Release Date: December 17, 2021
Cast: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Betalon
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Release Date: March 25, 2022
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Xochitl Gomez
Thor: Love and Thunder
Release Date: May 6, 2022
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman, and Christian Bale
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Release Date: July 8, 2022
Release Date: November 11, 2022
Cast: Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, and Iman Vellani
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Release Date: February 17, 2023
Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathryn Newton, and Jonathan Majors
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Release Date: May 5, 2023
Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper (voice), Pom Klementieff, Karen Gillian, Vin Diesel (voice), Dave Bautista, Sean Gunn
Meanwhile, the MCU plans to release several TV shows including “Loki,” “What If…?,” “Ms. Marvel,” and “Hawkeye” in the summer and fall of 2021.