If you are a devout fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we might have some good news for you. Right now, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is ramping up for the biggest release of the entire series: “Infinity War”. With the release of this epic film, Marvel will be entering one of the final phases of the current iteration of heroes. For reference, there have been 22 Marvel films released as part of the current MCU. According to the president of Marvel, Kevin Feige, this might just be the beginning.
Kevin Feige is starting to hit the press circuit in advance of the “Infinity War’ trailer launch. Feige revealed via an interview that things were just beginning. Feige said, “Marvel is 22 movies in, and we’ve got another 20 movies on the docket that are completely different from anything that’s come before — intentionally.” This news should be greeted by overwhelming positivity. Feige is likely one of the biggest reasons that Marvel has managed to succeed in the fashion that the company has. Feige’s ability to juggle directors, star talent and giant ensemble casts have been something to marvel at. This is particularly jarring when you compare the smoothness of the MCU to the struggles that have been falling upon their competitors, DC Comics.
Right now fans are locked in on the “Infinity War” announcement, but what they should really be looking toward is the 2019 release of “Avengers 4”. With the fate of so many characters up in the air, “Avengers 4” could become the end of an era- literally. Fans that don’t want the future of their heroes spoiled might do well to turn back here. Are you gone? Okay, there are already rumors abound that the “Avengers 4” film will feature Thanos doing the universe wipe that sealed his character as one of the most infamous villains of all time. The question is, does Marvel have the guts to pull that off?