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Marvel’s Shang-Chi is fast becoming one of the most anticipated movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so it’s no wonder that Marvel chief Kevin Feige would want this historic film to get in our eyeballs as soon as possible. The Marvel Studios president confirmed that, after the dust settles following the release of this week’s Avengers: Endgame, Shang-Chi will be part of Marvel’s mysterious Phase 4.
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With Avengers: Endgame right around the corner, we’re getting closer to learning exactly what Marvel Studios has planned for the future. But as Kevin Feige previously said, any solid plans for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe won’t be officially announced until after Spider-Man: Far From Home hits theaters in July. However, we at least know where one of Marvel’s future movies will be shooting.
Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox included taking ownership of Fox Studios Australia in Sydney, and the federal government has agreed to provide Disney with a $171.1 million subsidy for Marvel Studios to shoot a film there. But what is the next Marvel movie shooting in Australia? Read More »
Marvel Studios has often reached into the independent film world to pluck talented filmmakers for their superhero movies, and they’ve done it again with their Shang-Chi director. The studio is reportedly hiring Destin Daniel Cretton to direct their first superhero movie with an Asian protagonist. Cretton previously directed Short Term 12, the 2013 indie that starred Brie Larson, Rami Malek, Lakeith Stanfield, and more.
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Marvel Studios set a new precedent when it announced literally years of movies in advance. But the studio weathered scoffs and skepticism to become one of the most lucrative companies today, and the originator of the modern cinematic universe.
But as that 10-year plan comes to an end with the upcoming Avengers: Endgame, the Marvel future slate remains curiously blank. The next wave, commonly called Phase 4, has not yet been announced by Marvel chief Kevin Feige, and it seems like it will stay that way for a few more months.
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Avengers: Infinity War was a financial smash for Marvel Studios this year, but Black Panther actually made more money in the United States and currently sits at #3 on the all-time box office domestic grosses list. Any studio would love to replicate that kind of success, and it looks like Marvel is taking steps to attempt to catch lightning in a bottle again.
Kevin Feige and his team are reportedly developing a Shang-Chi movie, which is centered on the martial arts master first created in the comics in the 1970s. The film will feature the studio’s first Asian protagonist. Learn more about Shang-Chi below. Read More »