Disney Has Some Major Marvel And Star Wars Projects Planned!

Fans of Disney, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Star Wars had an embarrassment of riches to pour over yesterday. During the 2020 Investor Day presentation for The Walt Disney Company, creative forces Kevin Feige, Kathleen Kennedy, and more, were on hand to tease out much of what’s coming in the next few years. A lot of their focus is on Disney+ shows, as well as Pixar efforts that will be headed to the service, but they saved some room for feature talk, as well. Both properties have some high profile movie announcements that were made, exciting the fan base. Suffice it to say, the film world, once it gets back to normal, will have plenty to look forward to in the years to come. First, the Marvel news was largely centered on the new series coming to Disney+, as you’ll see below, but Kevin Fiege and company also announced their Fantastic Four movie is in development, with Spider-Man franchise helmer Jon Watts taking the charge. That was probably their most surprising news, alongside announcing the title for the third Ant-Man film, which will be called Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. More next… Here’s a bit from the official Marvel write up of the news: The Marvel Cinematic Universe is expanding in huge, exciting ways! Revealed during The Walt Disney Company’s 2020 Investor Day presentation by Kevin Feige, president, Marvel Studios, and chief creative officer, Marvel, get ready for new series coming to Disney+, along with brand new films in the near future. “The Cinematic Universe weaves storylines, heroes and villains across 23 feature films to date,” Fiege said. “And with Disney+, we’re able to extend this way of storytelling to a new format — creating series that are connected to our theatrical releases, making the MCU more immersive than ever.” Phase 4 of the MCU kicks off with Marvel Studios’ WandaVision, premiering on Disney+ on January 15, and continues throughout 2021 with new films — like Marvel Studios’ Black Widow, Marvel Studios’ Eternals, and more! In addition to that, the superhero adventures are just getting started on the small screen and additional Disney+ series will feature characters like Loki, Ms. Marvel, and Kate Bishop. But that’s still not all! Now, Star Wars wise, there was a ton. You can see it all next, but the biggest news, and most surprising, was that Patty Jenkins is blasting off into space to […]