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Marvel reveals next star-studded superhero films at Comic-Con

Marvel reveals next star-studded superhero films at Comic-Con L-R: Actors Florence Pugh, O T. Fagbenle, Rachel Weisz and Scarlett Johansson speak during a Marvel panel during Comic-Con in San Diego, California on July 20  Marvel unveiled its bumper slate of new superhero movies Saturday, wheeling out a who’s who of Hollywood stars and prompting a collective meltdown at Comic-Con as it ended frenzied speculation over the most lucrative franchise in film history  Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Rachel Weisz were brought on stage in San Diego to join Marvel film stalwarts such as Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman in the upcoming — and sure to be multi-billion-grossing — movies  “I can spend 90 minutes talking about what we’ve done or I can spend some time talking about what we’re about to do,” said Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, drawing rapturous screams from thousands packed into the world’s largest pop-culture fan convention  Giant screens in Hall H then revealed a timeline of forthcoming films and television shows scheduled for the two years including new outings for popular characters such as Thor, Black Widow, Doctor Strange and Loki  Feige also confirmed sequels to “Black Panther,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and “Captain Marvel” without providing details US actress Angelina Jolie arrives on stage for the Marvel panel during Comic-Con in San Diego, California on July 20  He finished the show — the most anticipated of the four-day event — by announcing that Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali will front a “Blade” reboot  The Marvel films have collectively grossed over $22 billion at the global box office  The studio’s most successful film “Avengers: Endgame” is set to overtake James Cameron’s “Avatar” as the highest grossing movie of all time “in a matter of days,” said Feige  Jolie and Hayek will front ensemble film “The Eternals” in November 2020, which will feature the franchise’s first deaf superhero  It will be followed in February 2021 by “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” the first Marvel superhero film to be led by an Asian actor British actor Benedict Cumberbatch and US actress Elizabeth Olsen are pictured during the Marvel panel at Comic-Con 2019  Mega-budget shows to air on Disney+, the new streaming service from Marvel’s parent company, will include “Wandavision” starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, and Tom Hiddlestone’s “Loki ”  Marvel’s next round of new films will kick off with Johansson’s “Black Widow” in May next year Early footage showed Johansson’s character battling with her sister in a Budapest apartment building  Later in 2020, Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan will reprise their roles for “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier ”  Benedict Cumberbatch will also return for “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” in May 2021  Feige additionally teased the arrival of other popular comic characters, saying there was “no time to talk about” productions of “Fantastic Four” and “Mutants” — seemingly references to franchises acquired by Disney in its purchase of 21st Century Fox including the popular “X-Men” films Share or comment on this article: Marvel reveals next star-studded superhero films at e-mail Sorry we are not currently accepting comments on this article.

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