Since The Avengers: Endgame gave us closure for The Infinity Saga, it’s undeniable that the MCU has had many highs and lows across the Multiverse Saga on the big and small screen. While 2024 will only see one theatrical release in Deadpool & Wolverine, 2025 will be a return to form for the MCU as we will see four movies throughout the year.

Captain America: Brave New World

Anthony Mackie returns as Sam Wilson/Captain America, leading his first MCU film. While not much is known about the plot, we know that we will see the return of Tim Blake Nelson as The Leader, a role he played in The Incredible Hulk. Brave New World also sees the return of Thunderbolt Ross, this time played by Harrison Ford, taking over the role after William Hurt passed away in 2022. While it’s yet to be officially confirmed, it’s heavily speculated that we will see Thunderbolt Ross make his debut as Red Hulk, a character that many fans have been wanting to see within the MCU.

Brave New World is expected to undergo reshoots in mid-2024 after Disney hired Matthew Orton to pen additional scenes and material. While the MCU is no stranger to reshoots, reshoots are typical for nearly every movie and are usually planned for the studio’s quality control production process.

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Captain America: Brave New World is expected to be released on February 14th, 2025.

The Fantastic Four

The Fantastic 4 are heading to the MCU.

The long-awaited reboot of The Fantastic Four is finally coming together and we finally have a full cast list. Pedro Pascal, Vanessa Kirby, Joseph Quinn, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach will star as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Sue Storm/Invisible Woman, Johnny Storm/Human Torch, and Ben Grimm/The Thing, respectively.

While we do not know the setting or the story of The Fantastic Four, it’s heavily speculated that the movie will take place in the 1960s. There’s no word on when filming will start and if it doesn’t start soon, we may see this movie get pushed back slightly in 2025.

The Fantastic Four is expected to be released on May 2nd, 2025.

Thunderbolts*

Thunderbolts* is MCU’s version of the Suicide Squad. A team of anti-heroes/villains who have made previous appearances across the MCU. Taskmaster (Olga Kurylenko), Red Guardian (David Harbour), Yelena Bellova (Florence Pugh), Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), U.S. Agent (Wyatt Russell), Ghost (Hannah John-Kamen), and Val (Julia Louis-Dreyfus). Harrison Ford is expected to return as Thunderbolt Ross and though it’s not confirmed, Lewis Pullman is rumored to make his MCU debut as Robert Reynolds/Sentry.

Thunderbolts* is expected to be released on July 25th, 2025

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Blade

While The Fantastic Four may have had a rocky start in production, the production behind Blade has been practically in development hell. Announced in 2019 at San Diego Comic-Con, five years later, production has never even started. Nothing is known about this movie other than Mahershala Ali will be leading in the titular role for now.

With how development has been shaped up for Blade, it wouldn’t be surprising to see if this movie gets delayed again.

Blade is expected to be released on November 7th, 2025

Spider-Man 4?

While it’s not a full Disney film, Spider-Man: No Way Home did leave off with fans wanting more, and many have speculated that the unknown Marvel title listed for June 25th, 2025 could be a Spider-Man 4.

Speaking with The New York Times, Kevin Feige has stated that they are “actively beginning to develop where the story heads next.” Tom Holland is expected to return with the actor stating that he’s excited about it and that the sequel is looking “pretty good.”

Whatever the case may be, if we don’t see Tom Holland return as the wall crawler, the future of Spider-Man is looking bright with producers Amy Pascal and Avi Arad speaking with Variety about plans to include a live action Miles Morales as well as an animated film featuring Spider-Woman.

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