WARNING: This article contains a spoiler from one of Marvel’s Phase Two movies. If you have yet to see Ant-Man and don’t want anything spoiled, avoid this post! Aside from that, this article is spoiler free!
Marvel announced that Ant-Man will be getting a sequel in an already busy schedule for 2018. Though the movie performed a bit below their expectations, they approved the go ahead for Ant-Man and the Wasp. This means that Black Panther is being bumped from its original July release in 2018, to a February release the same year. It also means Captain Marvel is being pushed to March of 2019 instead of November of 2018.
As of now, the current schedule for Phase Three of the MCU is as follows:
Captain America: Civil War - May 6, 2016
Doctor Strange - November 4, 2016
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - May 5, 2017
Spider-Man - July 28, 2017
Thor: Ragnarok - November 3, 2017
Black Panther - February 16, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War - Part 1 - May 4, 2018
Ant-Man and the Wasp - July 6, 2018
Captain Marvel - March 8, 2019
Avengers: Infinity War - Part 2 - May 3, 2019
Inhumans - July 12, 2019
Along with this announcement, it was revealed that Marvel may be making their first plans for Phase Four by choosing three dates for films in 2020: May 1, July 10, and November 6.
What are your thoughts on this sequel? Are you irritated they bumped other films into different dates for this movie? Are you extremely excited about one of the movies on the list? Are you tired of the superhero genre in general?