Marvel Studios once again lit up Hall H at the San Diego Comic Con, with their much anticipated panel. They gave updates on upcoming projects in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
While footage was shown from five different films, only Thor: Ragnarok has anything released online for the general public to geek out over.
Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris Hemsworth as the mighty Thor, Tom Hiddleston as the trickster god Loki, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk/Bruce Banner, Cate Blanchett as the goddess of death Hela, Jeff Goldblum as the Elder of the Universe, the Grandmaster; Tessa Thompson as the Valkyrie, Karl Urban as Skurge the Executioner and Idris Elba as Heimdall. Thor: Ragnarok releases in theaters November 3, 2017.
Ant-Man and the Wasp cast members Paul Rudd (Ant-Man) and Michael Pena (Luis) revealed that Michelle Pheifer has been cast as Janet Van Dyne, as well as Hannah John-Kamen as the Ghost, Laurence Fishburne as Goliath/Bill Foster and Randall Park as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Jimmy Woo. Footage was shown to attendees in person, but not released online. Ant-Man and the Wasp releases in theaters July 6, 2018.
Captain Marvel has been confirmed to set in the early 90’s, with Samuel L. Jackson appearing as Nick Fury, before he loses an eye. Much to the surprise and awe of fans, the Skrulls have been confirmed to be the villains facing off against Brie Larson as the title character. Captain Marvel releases in theaters March 8, 2019.
Black Panther director Ryan Coogler revealed that the film will take place just after the events of Captain America: Civil War.
Thus, he said that the newly crowned King T’Challa is still mourning the death of his father, and trying to figure out how to rule his hidden technological oasis in Africa. Footage was shown to attendees in person, but not released online. Black Panther releases in theaters February 16, 2018.
The Avengers: Infinity War co-director Joe Russo showed up at the end to introduce the trailer to the anticipated third Avengers film. Reportedly, the trailer shows scenes of destruction while superheroes battle the evil Thanos (Josh Brolin).
In the massive roster is Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Nebula (Karen Gillan), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Captain Marvel, Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Captain America (Chris Evans), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), Groot (Vin Diesel), Loki, Thor, Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), Ant-Man, Hawkeye (Clint Barton), Mantis (Pom Klementieff), Drax (Dave Bautista), Vision (Paul Bettany), Hulk, Black Panther, Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Wong (Benedict Wong) and War Machine (Don Cheadle).
The Avengers: Infinity War releases in theaters May 4, 2018.
Nick Corbin is a filmmaker and writer who hails from Boise, Idaho. When he isn’t busy acting, or writing a screenplay for his own production company, Nick can be found consuming any geek media he can get his hands on. To start a conversation, ask him about the latest cosplay he is working on.