Marvel Sets Fantastic 4 Guardians More
It was Marvel Studios’ turn at the Disney investor conference today and boy did they have a whole bunch of announcements to make on top of the trailers for the upcoming shows already released.
On the film front “Spider-Man: Homecoming” director Jon Watts will helm a new attempt at “Fantastic Four,” this one being a part of the MCU. No other names attached at this point.

Peyton Reed will return to helm “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” which sees not just the return of all the regulars but also the inclusion of “Freaky” star Kathryn Newton as Cassie Lang and “Lovecraft Country” breakout Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror.

Rachel McAdams will return for “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” which now arrives March 25th 2022.

“Captain Marvel 2” is set for November 11th 2022 with Nia DaCosta directing and Brie Larson returning as Carol Danvers. Joining them will be Teyonah Parris as the grown up Monica Rambeau reprising her role from “WandaVision,” and Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel reprising her role from the in the works “Ms. Marvel” series.

Finally “Black Panther II” will arrive July 8th 2022 and they confirm they will not re-cast the T’Challa character. Ryan Coogler returns as director.

Three new series for the Disney+ service were announced, the first being “Secret Invasion” which sees Samuel L. Jackson is back as Nick Fury and Ben Mendelsohn as the Skrull Talos.

Next is “Armor Wars” with Don Cheadle reprising the James Rhodes/War Machine role exploring what happens when Tony Stark’s tech falls into the wrong hands.

Then there’s “Ironheart” starring Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams. That series follows the creator of the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man.

There’s also two one-offs. “I Am Groot” is a series of shorts featuring Baby Groot and several new and unusual characters. Meanwhile James Gunn will write and direct “The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special” which will hit the service in 2022.

Other reveals include confirmation that Christian Bale is playing Gorr the God Butcher in “Thor: Love and Thunder” arriving May 6th 2022, Tim Roth will return as Abomination and Mark Ruffalo as Hulk in the “She-Hulk” series starring Tatiana Maslany, and the “Shang-Chi” production has fully wrapped.

Source: Marvel Sets “Fantastic 4,” “Guardians” & More – Dark Horizons

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