Marvel Phase 4 Films Revealed at San Diego Comic-Con 2019! From Black Widow to Thor 4, Here’s the Complete List of Films and TV Series
Marvel Phase 4 Films Revealed at San Diego Comic-Con 2019! (Photo Credits: Marvel Studios)

Marvel Cinematic Universe chief Kevin Feige has dropped the veil on the future of the Universe! And it turned out to reveal some big surprises and some already known secrets. The announcements were made at the San Diego Comic-Con 2019, where Marvel Studios had a panel. Thanks to the anticipation of the announcement, fuelled by the success of their films, this panel drew in the maximum participation. Though a few projects were mysteriously left out of the announcement. Marvel Wins Lawsuit Filed against Iron Man 3 after Four Years of Battle in Court.

So what made it to Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The lineup announced include both theatrical movies and web-series, the latter that will stream on Disney's upcoming online platform, Disney +. Kevin Feige also announced a couple of new movies, some expected sequels that get new interesting directions and intriguing cast reveals.

So check out below all the movies and series that will arrive in Phase 4.

Black Widow

Release Date: May 1, 2020

The first movie to come out in MCU Phase 4 is Black Widow. Scarlett Johannson will reprise the character in the movie, even though she was killed in Avengers: EndGame. From the footage revealed at the SDCC, it is confirmed that the movie would be a prequel. The antagonist would be the Taskmaster. Others in the cast include David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, and Rachel Weisz. Black Widow would be directed by Cate Shortland. From Taskmaster as the Villain to the Return of Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Here's All You Need to Know about Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow Movie.

Falcon and The Winter Soldier

Release Date: Fall 2020

Falcon and The Winter Soldier would be the first Marvel series to land on Disney +. While Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan are returning as Falcon and Bucky/Winter Soldier, the surprise addition is a returning Daniel Bruhl, who would reprise his character of Zemo from Captain America: Civil War.

The Eternals

Release Date: November 6, 2020

The entire main cast of the MCU's next big inter-galactic adventure, The Eternals, has been officially announced. The movie will star Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh and Don Lee. Sadly, Keanu Reeves is not a part of the film. The Eternals will be directed by Chloé Zhao.

Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings

Release Date: February 12, 2021

So MCU has its first Asian superhero in Shang-Chi. The martial arts expert will be played by Simu Liu. Awkwafina and Tony Leung are also part of the cast. Destin Daniel Cretton is directing the film.


Release Date: Spring 2021

Scarlet Witch and her surprisingly revived android lover Vision are returning for their own set of adventures in the series, Wandavision. Streaming on Disney +, WandaVision has  Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany will be reprising their characters from the MCU. The events of this series will reportedly play in the next big MCU movie.


Release Date: Spring 2021

Around the same time as Wandavision, Disney + will have another series around another 'currently dead' character from the MCU. Tom Hiddleston returns to play Loki, and it will explore into the alternate timeline when the God of Mischief gets to run away with the Tesseract during Avengers: EndGame's time travel shenanigans.

Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness

Release date: May 7, 2021

Touted as the first 'scary' MCU film, Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness is the sequel to the 2016 film Doctor Strange. Benedict Cumberbatch will reprise his character as the Sorceror Supreme, while Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda/Scarlet Witch will also be a part of the movie. Scott Derrickson returns to direct the sequel.

What If...?

Release Date: Summer 2021

What If...?, based on a popular Marvel comicline on alternative takes on superhero lore, would be MCU's first animated series. Waterworld's Jeffrey Wright has been cast as the Watcher, while some of the former cast members of the MCU will voice their characters in the series. Will stream on Disney +.


Release Date: Fall 2021

Clint Barton, played by Jeremy Renner, will bring his solo adventures to Disney + in the spinoff series. The future Hawkeye, Kate Bishop, will also be introduced here.

Thor: Love and Thunder

Release Date: November 5, 2021

Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth, will become the first MCU superhero to have a fourth film in his name. Thor Ragnarok director Taika Waititi will return to direct the film, with Tessa Thompson also returning as Valkyrie. The surprise factor of the film is Natalie Portman, who had played Thor's former love interest Jane Foster, is back and she is going to be a 'female Thor'. Say what?

Blade Reboot

Release Date: ???

Though it is not exactly a part of Phase 4, Blade franchise is being rebooted into the MCU with Mahershala Ali stepping into Wesley Snipes' shoes. Interestingly, the two-time Oscar winner Ali had played another character in Netflix's Marvel series, where we saw him as Cottonmouth in Luke Cage season 1.