MCU Timeline: Every Marvel Movie and Disney+ Series Release Date Through 2024 and Beyond

Marvel fans have a lot to look forward to after the studio unveiled its next round of releases during its panel presentation at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend.

During the star-studded SDCC presentation, Marvel boss Kevin Feige announced new MCU movies and Disney+ series that will usher the saga into Phase 5 and continue all the way through Phase 6. He also previewed a couple of late Phase 4 projects we already knew about . Feige explained that Phases 4 through 6 comprise the MCU’s second saga, dubbed the Multiverse Saga.

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The final two Phase 4 projects are the Disney+ series She-Hulkstarring Tatiana Maslany as the titular attorney, and Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever, which Tenoch Huerta adds as new villain Namor the Submariner. The titles cap off the Marvel phase that began with WandaVision back in January of 2021.

But the biggest news out of Comic-Con centered on the new Phase 5 and Phase 6 projects, including Captain America: New World Order and thunderboltsand two new Avengers movies, among others.

Here’s a timeline of every upcoming Marvel title we know so far, including casting and release dates.

PHASE 4

She Hulk key art

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aug. 27, 2022: She-Hulk

Tatiana Maslany stars as Jennifer Walters, aka She-Hulk, a lawyer who specializes in superhuman-oriented legal cases. She is the cousin of Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), who also appears in the series. Tim Roth reruns his MCU role of the Abomination, the villain of the series. “I think this is Marvel’s first true half-hour TV comedy,” said showrunner Jessica Gao during the Marvel panel presentation at San Diego Comic-Con 2022. Find out more about She-Hulk here.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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Nov. 11, 2022: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Black Panther 2 had to pivot in a very different direction after the passing of Chadwick Boseman in the late summer of 2020. Director Ryan Coogler informed fans at San Diego Comic-Con in 2022 before showing the first footage from his sequel that the movie was made in tribute to the late star. The first teaser trailer set up a massive fight between Wakanda and Atlantis, with Namor the Submariner (Tenoch Huerta) standing in as the movie’s primary villain. Lupita N’yongo, Letitia Wright, Danai Guierra, and Winston Duke all return for the sequel as well as Michaela Coel as Aneka, and Dominique Thorne, who will play Riri Williams in the film before starring in the ironheart Disney+ series. The movie will be the final MCU film in Phase 4, the first chapter of The Multiverse Saga.

PHASE 5

Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

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Dec. 2022: The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

James Gunn will write and direct this holiday special that’s being filmed on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. It will premiere in December, before Vol. 3 hit theaters.

What If..?

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Early 2023: What If…? season 2

What If..? was originally slated to return in late 2022, but Marvel announced during San Diego Comic-Con 2022 that Season 2 won’t debut early 2023. On the bright side, the animated series that imagines alternative Marvel storylines has already been renewed for a third season.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

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Feb. 17, 2023: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, and Michelle Pfeiffer return for a new Ant-Man adventure, with Kathryn Newton joining as Scott’s daughter Cassie and Lovecraft Country‘s Jonathan Majors reprising his Loki roll the Kang the Conqueror. It was announced at Comic-Con 2022 that Bill Murray has also joined the cast and that the movie will give audiences their first real look at the Quantum Zone.

Secret Invasion

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Spring 2023: Secret Invasion

The new series stars Cobie Smulders, reprising her recurring role as Agent Maria Hill, along with Don Cheadle, returning as Rhodey, and Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn as Nick Fury and Talos, respectively. The “comic event series” will showcase shapeshifting Skrulls like Talos, who have been infiltrating Earth for years. Based on footage shown during San Diego Comic-Con, the film is expected to be a gritty political thriller.

I Am Groot

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April 10, 2023: I Am Groot

Everyone’s favorite alien baby tree will have his own series of animated shorts on Disney+ in the future. The series will be directed by executive producer Kirsten Lepore, and will launch with five shorts on April 10, and another five to release down the line.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3

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May 5, 2023: Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3

The Guardians reunite with James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, with Marvel’s teaser trailer hinting that Fantastic Four will be coming afterward. Will Poulter joins the cast as Adam Warlock. During Comic-Con, it was announced that Maria Bakalova is playing Cosmo the Spacedog, Chukwudi Iwuji is playing The High Evolutionary, Gamora (Zoe Saldaña) is now a Ravager and antagonist to the Guardians, and Rocket’s (Bradley Cooper) origin story will finally be explored. The third film is expected to mark the end of the guardians franchise.

echo

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Summer 2023: echo

This brand new series features Alaqua Cox as deaf Native American superhero Maya Lopez, who made her Marvel Studios debut in Hawkeye. She will be joined by Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdoch (aka Daredevil) and Vincent D’onofrio as Kingpin.

Loki Season 2

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Summer 2023: Loki season 2

Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Sophia Di Martino are all returning for Season 2 of this time-traveling romp, this time facing off against the Jonathan Majors’ Kang the Conqueror, who was introduced at the end of Season 1 .

July 28, 2023: the marvels

The anticipated follow-up to Captain Marvel starring Brie Larson will also welcome Teyonah Parris as grown-up Monica Rambeau and will bring Iman Vellani to the big screen as Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel.

blade

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Nov. 3, 2023: blade

First announced at Comic-Con 2019, blade is a theatrical film reboot starring Mahershala Ali about the half-mortal hero out to rid the world of vampires in his quest to avenge his mother’s death.

ironheart

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Fall 2023: ironheart

ironheart, another series coming to Disney+, stars Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a genius inventor who creates the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man. Thorne will make her first MCU appearance as the hero in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

X-Men '97

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Fall 2023: X-Men ’97

Perhaps the greatest iteration of the mutant superheroes outside the comics will return on Disney+. The ’90s series X-Men: The Animated Series is being revived with the original voice cast, including Cal Dodd, Lenore Zann, George Buza, Alison Sealy-Smith, Chris Potter, Catherine Disher, Adrian Hough, and Christopher Britton. Some of them will reprise their old characters, while others will pick up new roles.

Agatha: Coven of Chaos

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Winter 2023/2024: Agatha: Coven of Chaos

Kathryn Hahn returns as everyone’s favorite Marvel singing witch in her own WandaVision spin-off series, which was previously titled Agatha: House of Harkness. Jac Schaeffer will return as executive producer and head writer.

Daredevil: Born Again

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Spring 2024: Daredevil: Born Again

After his outing in Spider-Man: No Way Home, Charlie Cox is donning the Daredevil suit once again, this time for his own Disney+ series. The series will include 18 episodes.

Captain America: New World Order

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May 3, 2024: Captain America: New World Order

Following the events of The Falcon and the Winter SoldierSam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) is officially taking on the mantle of Captain America.

thunderbolts

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July 26, 2024: thunderbolts

This antihero team-up features bad guys uniting to both fight crime and crime. The movie will be directed by Paper Towns‘ Jake Schreier and written by Black Widow‘s Eric Pearson. Casting and other details have yet to be announced, but fans are speculating that the cast will include Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, Wyatt Russell as John Walker, aka US Agent, Daniel Brühl as Baron Helmut Zemo, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine. Here’s what we know so far about Marvel’s thunderbolts.

marvel zombies

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TBA 2024: marvel zombies

Fan-favorite Marvel team up in this TV-MA animated series that pits the strongest plague heroes against a growing zombie plague. Bryan Andrews and AC Bradley will executive produce the series.

Spider-Man: Freshman Year

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TBA 2024: Spider-Man: Freshman Year

This new animated series will show us the adventures of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man before Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) invited him to join The Avengers in Captain America: Civil War. Executive producer Jeff Trammell serves as head writer. The second season, titled Spider-Man: Sophomore Yearhas already been announced.

PHASE 6

Fantastic Four

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Nov. 8, 2024: Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four is slated to usher in Phase 6 and officially bring Marvel’s “first family” into the MCU fold. John Krasinski appeared as Mr. fantastic in Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madnessbut Marvel has yet to announce if the casting will hold in the current universe of the MCU.

Avengers: The Kang Dynasty

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May 2, 2025: Avengers: The Kang Dynasty

Outside of a release date, Feige was vague on details about the upcoming Avengers movies. However, the title of this one makes it extremely likely that Jonathan Majors, who debuted as Kang in the Season 1 finale of Loki on Disney+, will be heavily involved.

Avengers: Secret Wars

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Nov. 7, 2025: Avengers: Secret Wars

In the Marvel comic books, Secret Wars is comparable to DC’s Crisis of Infinite Earths, which would be a fitting end for the newly dubbed Multiverse Saga. The Russo brothers have said it has always been their dream to bring this story to life on the big screen, but no cast or behind-the-camera talent has been announced.

TO BE DETERMINED

Armor Wars

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Armor Wars

Marvel boss Kevin Feige has said that this series, starring Don Cheadle as James “Rhodey” Rhodes, will explore Tony Stark’s (Robert Downey Jr.) greatest fear ever since Ultron wreaked havoc in the second avengers film The project wasn’t mentioned during San Diego Comic-Con 2022.

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