Over the past decade and alter, The Marvel Cinematic Universe has develop into a wildly widespread franchise, which incorporates each motion pictures and TV initiatives obtainable with a Disney+ subscription. However there was some concern over the franchise, particularly as initiatives like Ant-Man 3 didn’t carry out on the field workplace. There’s a ton of chatter and hypothesis concerning the studio, however might the MCU actually deliver again lifeless characters like Iron Man? Let’s break all of it down.
Whereas there was a gentle stream of Marvel content material hitting theaters and TV screens, there have been worries about superhero fatigue presumably affecting the as soon as rabid fandom. An explosive and lengthy report by Selection detailed the behind the scenes drama, and likewise made some daring allegations about what’s taking place on the studio. Particularly that they’re toying with the thought of bringing the unique Avengers again for a brand new mission, together with each Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man and Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow. And my thoughts is formally blown.
It’s essential to notice that there’s no concrete plans to really make this potential film occur. However the concept of reviving these beloved characters and uniting the unique Avengers looks as if one thing that might actually excite followers. Though the piece by Selection additionally admits that the paycheck concerned with bringing these actors again to the fold is likely to be too costly for the studio to really transfer ahead with this idea.
The record-breaking launch of Avengers: Endgame introduced a significant shift to the MCU as an entire. The film noticed ScarJo’s Black Widow fall to her demise to amass the Soul Stone, adopted by Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man sacrificing himself to destroy Thanos. Phases 4 and 5 have intrigued a ton of recent characters, however it’s unclear the place the general narrative is main us. In any case, initiatives are now not assembling the Infinity Stones and teasing Thanos’ arrival.
Endgame additionally marked the ultimate look by Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers, though some followers are nonetheless hoping that the OG Captain America returns at some point. It could positively be thrilling to see all of them again on the large display collectively, however one can solely think about how a lot cash it could price– particularly since they’re now not sure to a earlier contact.
After all, a number of the OG Avengers are nonetheless kicking within the MCU. Chris Hemsworth remains to be taking part in Thor, with Love and Thunder marking the primary time a hero was given a fourth solo flick. Jeremy Renner obtained his Hawkeye collection, Mark Ruffalo appeared in each She-Hulk and in Shang-Chi’s mid-credit scene. We’ll simply need to see if one other Avengers film is definitely produced that includes the entire OGs.
The following MCU film hitting theaters is The Marvels on November tenth. Within the meantime, take a look at the 2023 film launch dates to plan your subsequent film expertise.