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What to expect from Marvel's phase 4

Updated on April 7, 2016

Doctor Strange 2

Doctor Strange is the Marvel universe’s prime conduit into into magic, so the studio would understandably want audiences to see more of the mystical world in a Doctor Strange sequel. So far the only antagonist the Sorcerer Supreme is confirmed to face is Baron Mordo, but there are many other mystical threats for him to tackle, from Dormammu to Shuma-Gorath. Like any good sequel, Doctor Strange 2 would need to up its game and have Stephen Strange combat more dangerous magical forces, so if audiences love Doctor Strange, they’ll be wanting to see more mystical mayhem.

Moon Knight

Moon Knight Would be an excellent candidate for a Netflix series, but if Marvel has a bigger vision for the character, then a Moon Knight Movie could also work. With all the incredibly powered beings in the MCU, it would be great to have another protagonist who’s simply a skilled fighter. A Moon Knight movie would combine the action elements of the Captain America movies and Daredevil Netflix series while touching on the Egyptian mythology elements connected to his background.

Spider-Man 2

After making his MCU debut next year in Captain America: Civil War, the new Spider-Man will headline his own movie in 2017. Kevin Feige recently said that they’re putting Spidey Spinoffs like Sinister Six on hold in order to focus on fleshing out Peter Parker. This likely means that Marvel is already planning on a sequel for the Web-Slinger, and frankly, we’d be surprised if this wasn’t the case. After all, he is one of the world’s most popular superheroes.


Despite the Nova Corps being included in Guardians of the Galaxy, James Gunn has made it clear he won't include the main Nova anytime soon. That’s a bummer, but there’s no reason why Marvel can’t showcase the galactic defender in his own movie. After all Marvel fans do deserve to see him on the big screen, sooner rather than later.

Hulk solo Movie

He's been limited to Avengers movies, but because Mark Ruffalo still has four films left on his contract after Avengers: Age of Ultron, maybe the Green Goliath’s situation will change in Phase Four. A Hulk solo movie would no doubt be welcomed by many, and there are still plenty of villains to feature. I think that Ruffalo is a great Hulk and he deserves a solo movie because the avengers movies haven't showcased all of the awesomeness that is The Incredible Hulk. So far he has pretty much just had a large cameo role.

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.3

A third GOTG film is perhaps the most obvious title to be featured in Phase 4 given the success of the first, the buzz leading up to its followup, and the contracts already in place for its cast. The cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the top growth opportunity for the studio and we suspect there will be several spinoffs on the way on top of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Sinister Six

Goddard may not be working on the Spider-Man reboot but he’s confident there will be a time and place for Sinister Six, a story featuring six different Spider-Man villains working together. With Spider-Man joining the MCU so to are his greatest villains, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see Sony and Marvel work together to make the MCU’s first villain-focused feature. And with DC making the upcoming movie Suicide Squad, I wouldn't be surprised to see Marvel jump on the band wagon with a Sinister Six movie.

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