Ryan Reynolds, left, as Wade Wilson in Deadpool 2, Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror in Loki.
Deadpool 2: Alamy; Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: Sony; Loki: Marvel Studios
Updated: November 9, 2022 3:19 PM EST | Originally published: April 17, 2018 10:18 AM EDT

Warning: This post contains spoilers for all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films and Sony Spider-Man spinoffs.

With Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe coming to a close, Marvel Studios is still trying to figure out if it can ever top the success of Avengers: Endgame, the highest-grossing movie ever. Marvel’s Disney+ shows like WandaVision and Loki played a major role in setting up the future of the MCU but also helped contribute to superhero sprawl. It’s hard to keep up with all the storylines.

But there is a master plan. Over 10 years, Disney built the most bankable film franchise in the world by building an interlocking universe of characters, teasing future movies with post-credit scenes and experimenting with different genres to shake up the superhero formula. Disney also gained rights to the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchise through the Fox merger, and those characters are sure to make their way into the MCU films soon.

Disney was so successful, that they are now able to buy back those fan favorite Marvel characters owned by other studios. In 2017, Sony and Disney teamed up to make three Spider-Man movies: Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home. They have now struck up an agreement to continue making movies about Peter Parker together, even as Sony produces other movies in the Spider-verse alone, starring characters like Venom and Miles Morales.

Here’s a list of all upcoming Marvel movies from either studio, in order:

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

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly in “Ant-Man and the Wasp”. (Marvel Studios)
Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly in “Ant-Man and the Wasp”.
Marvel Studios

John Majors’ Kang the Conquerer makes his big screen debut as the antagonist in Quantumania before he takes on the Avengers in 2025’s Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (May 5, 2023)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Walt Disney Co.

James Gunn returns to direct the final entry in the Guardians franchise. The ragtag team will take on the artificially created superhbeing Adam Warlock, played by Midsommar’s Will Poulter.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Part 1 (June 2, 2023)

Universe: Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

Miles Morales is voiced by Shameik Moore in "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (Sony)
Miles Morales is voiced by Shameik Moore in "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
Sony

Sony greenlit a sequel for its Miles Morales animated film, Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse, before the movie even premiered or won its Oscar. The sequel, Across the Spider-Verse, is being split into two parts. Voice actors Shameik Moore (Miles Morales), Nailee Steinfeld (Gwen Stacy), Brian Tyree Henry (Miles’ dad Jefferson Davis), Jake Johnson (Peter B. Parker), and Oscar Isaac (Spider-Man 2099) are all returning. Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya, and Jason Schwartzman have also joined the cast.

Captain Marvel 2 (July 28, 2023)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel,' 2019. (Chuck Zlotnick—Marvel Studios)
Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel,' 2019.
Chuck Zlotnick—Marvel Studios

Brie Larson will reprise her role as the universe’s most powerful superhero in a Captain Marvel 2, and Nia DaCosta, a breakout director whose forthcoming horror film Candyman was produced by Jordan Peele, will direct the sequel. Captain Marvel made her debut in a movie set in the 1990s, though this movie will likely take place in modern day given the inclusion of Iman Vellani, the new Ms. Marvel on Disney+, in the cast.

Kraven the Hunter (Oct. 6, 2023)

Universe: Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Kyoto, Japan on August 23, 2022 (Jun Sato—WireImage)
Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Kyoto, Japan on August 23, 2022
Jun Sato—WireImage

Yet another Spider-Man villain is getting his own movie. Like Venom and Morbius before him, Kraven the Hunter will make his cinematic debut before he ever takes on Spidey. Presumably, these three characters plus Vulture and two other baddies will form the villainous Sinister Six in an upcoming film. Kraven will be played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who (confusingly) previously starred as Quicksilver in another Marvel film, Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Madame Web (Feb. 16, 2024)

Universe: Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

Actress Dakota Johnson attends the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Actress Dakota Johnson attends the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.
Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

A supporting character in the Spider-Man comics, Madame Web is a blind, elderly woman who uses psychic powers to fight crime. Dakota Johnson (a notably young person) has been cast as the lead, so we’re assuming they’re making a few adjustments to the plot. Sydney Sweeney, Emma Roberts, and Adam Scott have also been cast in the film.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-verse, Part 2 (March 29, 2024)

Universe: Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

In one of Into the Spider-Verse’s many parallel worlds, Peter’s friend Gwen Stacy gets bitten by the radioactive spider. She becomes the hero and Peter the one who needs saving. (Sony Pictures Animation)
In one of Into the Spider-Verse’s many parallel worlds, Peter’s friend Gwen Stacy gets bitten by the radioactive spider. She becomes the hero and Peter the one who needs saving.
Sony Pictures Animation

Miles Morales’ and Gwen Stacy’s adventures across the multiverse continue in the third entry in the Spider-verse animated franchise.

Captain America: New World Order (May 3, 2024)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Anthony Mackie as Captain America in <i>Falcon and the Winter Soldier</i> (Marvel Studios)
Anthony Mackie as Captain America in Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Marvel Studios

Following the events of the Disney+ series Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson will take up the shield as the next Captain America.

Thunderbolts (July 24, 2024)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

(L-R) Sebastian Stan, Wyatt Russell, Hannah John-Kamen, David Harbour, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jake Scheier, and Kevin Feige at D23 in 2022 presenting <i>The Thunderbolts</i> (The Walt Disney Company via Getty Images)
(L-R) Sebastian Stan, Wyatt Russell, Hannah John-Kamen, David Harbour, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jake Scheier, and Kevin Feige at D23 in 2022 presenting The Thunderbolts
The Walt Disney Company via Getty Images

Florence Pugh’s Yelena from Black Widow, Sebastian Stan’s Winter Soldier from the Captain America movies, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Valentina Allegra de Fontaine from various Marvel shows and films, lead this movie about a group of heroes, anti-heroes, and villains who join forces to take on superhero missions.

Blade (Sept. 6, 2024)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Mahershala Ali (C) of Marvel Studios' 'Blade' at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 (Alberto E. Rodriguez—Getty Images for Disney)
Mahershala Ali (C) of Marvel Studios' 'Blade' at San Diego Comic-Con 2019
Alberto E. Rodriguez—Getty Images for Disney

Marvel is rebooting Blade with Mahershala Ali of Moonlight and True Detective fame as its star. The vampire-hunter movie will also star Delroy Lindo (Da 5 Bloods).

Deadpool 3 (Nov. 8, 2024)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Ryan Reynolds in "Deadpool 2" (Twentieth Century Fox/AP)
Ryan Reynolds in "Deadpool 2"
Twentieth Century Fox/AP

The fourth-wall breaking mercenary is bringing his R-rated shenanigans to Disney—and he’s bringing Wolverine with him. Hugh Jackman has agreed to don the claws yet again and join Deadpool 3.

Fantastic Four (Feb. 14, 2025)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Marvel Studios

Let’s try this again, folks. Disney finally has the rights to the Fantastic Four and is rebooting the franchise after Fox’s last attempt at an origin story for this super-team flopped at the box office. No word yet on casting—despite popping up as an alternate universe Mr. Fantastic in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, John Krasinski has remained mum on whether he’ll reprise the role in this film.

Avengers: The Kang Dynasty (May 2, 2025)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Jonathan Majors as He Who Remains in <i>Loki</i> (Chuck Zlotnick—Disney+)
Jonathan Majors as He Who Remains in Loki
Chuck Zlotnick—Disney+

The Avengers are in big trouble. Marvel is setting up Kang the Conquerer to be the next Thanos-level villain, and Kang’s minions toss Infinity Stones aside like trash. He’s after the ability to control not just one universe but the entire multiverse.

Read More: Here’s Everything We Know About Marvel’s Phase 5

Avengers: Secret Wars (May 1, 2026)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange in Marvel Studios' DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. (Jay Maidment—Marvel Studios)
Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange in Marvel Studios' DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.
Jay Maidment—Marvel Studios

Just one year after Kang Dynasty, we’re getting another Avengers movie: Secret Wars. In the comics, Secret Wars begins with the collision of various universes and ends in all out-battle between different versions of our favorite heroes and villains.

Venom 3 (TBD)

Universe: Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

Sony Pictures

Tom Hardy will return as Eddie Brock, the journalist with a very hungry alien parasite living inside him.

Armor Wars (TBD)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe

War Machine/James Rhodes (Don Cheadle) in <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> (Film Frame/Marvel Studios)
War Machine/James Rhodes (Don Cheadle) in Captain America: Civil War
Film Frame/Marvel Studios

In Iron Man’s absence, James Rhones, a.k.a. War Machine, must take up the mantle. In the comics, the action in Armor Wars begins when Stark tech falls into the wrong hands. It would make sense for Riri Williams, the star of the Disney+ show Ironheart, to join the cast of this film, since she builds her own Iron Man suit.

New Spider-Man Trilogy (TBD)

Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe and Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

Tom Holland in <i>Spider-Man: No Way Home</i> (Matt Kennedy—Marvel Studios)
Tom Holland in Spider-Man: No Way Home
Matt Kennedy—Marvel Studios

Marvel Studios Head Kevin Feige and Spider-Man film producer Amy Pascal have promised that they will collaborate on another set of Spider-Man films. Whether those movies will star Tom Holland or introduce a new Spidey remains to be seen. It’s also unclear whether he’ll be battling baddies owned by Sony or Disney’s Marvel Studios or both.

Female-centered Spider-Man movie (TBD)

Universe: Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

Olivia Wilde attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 09, 2020 (Rich Fury—Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
Olivia Wilde attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 09, 2020
Rich Fury—Getty Images for Vanity Fair

Sony has reportedly tapped Olivia Wilde to helm a female-centric story in the Spider-Man universe. Sony has made promises that it would highlight Spidey’s female friends and foes before: Gina Prince-Bythewood was set to direct a movie about Black Cat and Silver Sable that has never come to fruition. The studio also floated the possibility of movie based on the character Silk that has yet to manifest. On her much-watched publicity tour for Don’t Worry Darling, Wilde did not confirm that she is indeed directing a Spider-Woman picture. It’s unclear which, if any, of these movies will eventually make it to the big screen.

An all-female Spider-verse spinoff (TBD)

Universe: Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

In one of Into the Spider-Verse’s many parallel worlds, Peter’s friend Gwen Stacy gets bitten by the radioactive spider. She becomes the hero and Peter the one who needs saving. (Sony Pictures Animation)
In one of Into the Spider-Verse’s many parallel worlds, Peter’s friend Gwen Stacy gets bitten by the radioactive spider. She becomes the hero and Peter the one who needs saving.
Sony Pictures Animation

Into the Spider-verse left fans craving more from Gwen Stacey and Penni Parker, two of the alternate universe Spider-People. Expect them to lead the pack, along with some other female heroes like Spider-Woman, in this expected spinoff film.

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