Marvel Unveils Phase 3 of the Cinematic Universe


Marvel saw DC’s announcement a few weeks ago about their plans through 2020 and raised them by announcing the movies that will make up Phase 3 after Phase 2 culminates next summer with Age of Ultron and Ant-Man.  Here’s what we can expect from Marvel through 2019


  • Captain America: Civil War: May, 6 2016 (Starring Chris Evans and featuring Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark and introducing Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther, directed by Joe and Anthony Russo)


  • Doctor Strange: November 4, 2016 (Directed by Scott Derrickson, possibly with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role)

(DC will answer in 2016 with Batman v Supermand and Suicide Squad)


  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2: May 5, 2017 (Directed by James Gunn, starring Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper)


  • Thor: Ragnarok: July 28, 2017 (Starring Chris Hemsworth)


  • Black Panther: November 3, 2017 (Starring Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther)


(DC answers with Wonder Woman and Justice League Part 1)


  • Avenger: Infinity War Part 1: May 4, 2018


  • Captain Marvel: July 6, 2018


  • Inhumans: November 2, 2018

(DC has The Flash and Aquaman)

  • Avengers: Infinity War Part 2: May 3, 2019

(DC has Shazam and Justice League Part 2)

What do you think of this line up and who do you think will come out on top?




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