Marvel Initiates “Phase Three” of Their Cinematic Universe, Announces “Phase Four”

With the release of Ant-Man back in July, Marvel Studios is officially finished with “Phase Two” of the Cinematic Universe and are now entering “Phase Three,” which will provide audiences with superhero movies until at least 2019.

Slashfilm’s Peter Sciretta reports that Phase Three will now also include the just announced Ant-Man sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp (release currently scheduled for July 6th, 2018). Other “Phase Three” films include:

Captain America: Civil War (post-production, release currently scheduled for May 6th, 2016)
Doctor Strange (pre-production, release currently scheduled for November 4th, 2016)
Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume II (pre-production, release currently scheduled for May 5th, 2017)
– An untitled Spider-Man film (in development, release currently scheduled for July 28th, 2017)
Thor: Ragnarok (in development, release currently scheduled for November 3rd, 2017)
Black Panther (in development, moved up from the initial July 6th, 2018 release date now occupied by Ant-Man and the Wasp, and now scheduled for February 16th, 2018)
Avengers: Infinity Wars, Part I (in development, release currently scheduled for May 4th, 2018)
Captain Marvel (in development, delayed from the initial release of November 2nd, 2018, and now scheduled for March 8th, 2019)
Avengers: Infinity Wars, Part II (in development, release currently scheduled for May 3rd, 2019)
Inhumans (in development, release currently scheduled for July 12th, 2019)

Marvel Studios has also threatened us with more sequels announced a “Phase Four” of the Cinematic Universe. While no information or titles have been released yet for the three projected films, the studio has tentatively scheduled releases for May 1, 2020, July 10, 2020, and November 6, 2020.