Phase 4 of the MCU was all about bringing new heroes into the fold as the saga of the multiverse began, and now, many of them will finally get chances to shine in Phase 5. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be some exciting new faces starting to play in the second half of the saga. .
After revealing a slew of Phase 5 projects at San Diego Comic-Con in July, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige Once again he took the stage at Disney’s D23 Expo. MCU chief revealed new details of several Phase 5 projectsleading to the confirmation of 18 new and returning Marvel characters.
with Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania It is preparing to start the fifth phase in February 2023 as it heads towards its peak in July 2024 LightningThe Direct is dismantling newly revealed Marvel characters for the next batch of projects.
As Maya Lopez’s adopted father, Wilson Fisk is back sound echo It was inevitable, especially after she showed up to shoot him in hook Conclusion. right Now , The Disney + spin-off private premiere showed that Kingpin will be back With a bandage on his eye and pronounced calligraphy “It’s been a long time”.
Rebel leader Skrull Gravik
Kingsley Ben Adair has been reported since March 2021 to play the role of Skrull’s villainous boss secret invasionAnd the The first look at Rebel Skrull Leader Gravik appeared during the first trailer. Gravik appears to be an entirely new villain, not from the comics, although he may take elements from other characters.
Special Agent Sonia Falsworth
Olivia Colman will be joining the MCU in secret invasion As an old friend of Nick Fury, Special Agent Sonia Falsworth – He is also a descendant of James Montgomery Falsworth of The Howling Commandos. There’s no telling how you’ll play out in Fury’s resistance to Skrull’s invasion yet.
werewolf at night
werewolf at night
As the title suggests, Werewolf by Night, aka Jack Russell, will make his MCU debut in his Disney+ special, played by Gael García Bernal. When a group of hunters gather in Bloodstone Castle, a Marvel werewolf is expected to be the target of the hunt, But you must survive for more future appearances.
Marvel’s Man-Thing Giant Swamp Monster She also appeared in the first trailer for werewolf at night, with no indication of how he played in the events. In Marvel Comics, the Man-Thing guards a swamp that also serves as a link between all realities and connects the multiverse, establishing a major role in the multiverse saga.
Laura Donnelly’s character isn’t explicitly said to be Elsa’s Bloodstone, but it’s been introduced It has already been reported that she is playing the role of a young monster hunter The special will see a group of Hunters gather at Bloodstone Castle, but that’s all for sure. Bloodstone should have a bright future in the MCU superhero branch.
Captain America: New World Order
Coming out of his short role in The Hawk and the Winter SoldierDanny Ramirez will return as Joaquin Torres to finally take over the mantle of Falcon. With Sam Wilson in his place as Captain America, Torres now has the wings and will shine with him New world systemAnd hopefully, you’ll fly alongside the honorary hero.
Carl Lumbley’s Isaiah Bradley served as a super-soldier during the Cold War, only to be covered up by the United States government. was in the center of some The Hawk and the Winter SoldierThe most heartfelt moments I will come back for New world system – Perhaps he will accompany his grandson Ellie, also known as the Patriot.
Shira Hass will make her debut in the MCU New world system Like Sabra, the first Israeli superhero – Which has already sparked a viral controversy. Sabra has its origins in a mutant character who works for the Mossad under the Israeli government, but Marvel Studios has already promised changes to the classic character.
After becoming The Leader in Incredible HulkAnd the Tim Blake Nelson will return as Samuel Sterns as the main villain New world system. The commander’s powers in the comics give him superhuman intelligence, and he usually appears as the Hulk’s archenemy.
As expected, Marvel Studios revealed its Thunderbolts lineup at D23, with Florence B’s Yelena Belova topping the list as its leader. Looks like Natasha Romanoff’s sister is in a position to become the new MCU black widow after her Two Breakout Shows for Phase 4.
Surprising inclusion of Thunderbolts comes with Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes sitting position looks Captain America 4 in favor of the band. The MCU veteran was last seen in The Hawk and the Winter Soldier He unleashed his classic mantle and set out on an entirely new path.
Having recently been recruited by Julia Louis-Dreyfus Valentina in The Hawk and the Winter SoldierAnd the Wyatt Russell will be back in Lightning like john walker. Wearing his US Agent suit and owning his own armor, there’s no telling where he’ll go next in his second performance in the MCU.
Weird thingsDavid Harbour give him back Black Widow The role of the Red Guardian, Russia’s response to Captain America. Having spent his life facing the Western world, one can only imagine how he would end up on a team full of American heroes and former government agents.
After proving it Controversial villain Black WidowAntonia Drikoff, aka Taskmaster, will accompany you on Lightning. Its ability to mimic its opponents’ fighting style will undoubtedly prove to be valuable to the team, and one can only hope that Taskmaster will land even better with the crowd this time around.
As the only thunderbolt that doesn’t come from Black Widow or The Hawk and the Winter SoldierNext, Hana Jun Kamen will return as Ava Star, aka Ghost, Ant man and the wasp. On top of the combat experience from her SHIELD training, Starr’s quantum abilities allow her to gradually turn into invisible.
Valentina Allegra de Fontaine
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Valentina Allegra de Fontaine arrives The Hawk and the Winter Soldier To deliver the suit and armor of the United States Agent to John Walker. Then appeared in Black Widow To send Yelena Belova on a mission to kill Clint Barton. Along the way it was obvious that she was making a teamAnd now it’s clear she’s going to be the one to put Thunderbolts together in a flick.
Where is Marvel going with Phase 5?
Stories will be told at street level in sound echo And the reckless; You will face global threats in secret invasionAnd the Lightning And the Captain America 4; Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 And the will marvels go to the universe codeAnd the AgathaAnd the iron heart He will explore the supernatural; but Just Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania And the loki Season 2 seems to really follow the core themes of the Multiverse Saga.
Marvel Studios has revealed a wide range of projects for Phase 5, but as for the story revolving around the multiverse, it has a few weird projects that seem poised to bring that into play. not to mention Kang the Conqueror’s threat seems to fit in with two projects komania And the loki.
With Phase 4, it was clear to see Marvel Studios’ goal to bring new heroes into the fold, preparing them to be major players in the Multiverse Saga. Now, stage 5 seems to tell many separate stories, One of them has been described as “cross event” But it’s hard to see a lot of connection here.
However, it’s clear that the MCU is taking advantage of players from both the Infinity Saga and Phase 4 to tell this next batch of stories. In fact, not many of these characters have been seen since then Avengers: Endgameso it will be interesting to see how he cured them over time.
Phase 5 will start Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Which hits theaters on February 17, 2023.