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Rumored Leak Reveals Possible MCU Phase Four Schedule

June 7, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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A new rumored leak purports to reveal the schedule for Marvel’s Phase Four of the MCU. According to The Independent, Marvel insider “Roger Wardell” — who accurately revealed several major Avengers: Endgame plot points in December with incredible accuracy — has listed the company’s plans for the film universe going forward.

According to Wardell, the MCU will be split into “mini-arcs” instead of the longer, years-long sagas, with clear divides between Earth-based characters and cosmic ones. Norman Osborn will be a recurring villain for the Earth-based arcs if the report is to be believed.

The reported films set for Phase Four are:

* Black Widow
* The Eternals
* Black Panther 2
* Shang-Chi
* Doctor Strange 2
* Nova
* Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3

Most of these films are not surprising, to be fair. We already know that Widow, Eternals, Shang-Chi and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 are in the works, and sequels to Black Panther and Doctor Strange have been pretty much guaranteed based on those films’ success and the number of films on Chadwick Boseman and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Marvel contracts. Nova, on the other hand, is a new one. The report claims that Nova will be the last surviving member of the space force after their destruction at the hands of Thanos (as revealed in Infinity War).

Also in the works are new Thor, Ant-Man and Captain Marvel sequels, according to Wardell. He says that Marvel is also looking at alternate Avengers teams including films for New Avengers, Young Avengers and Dark Avengers films.

Keep in mind that none of this information is confirmed at this time; Marvel has yet to officially announce any film after Spider-Man: Far From Home which releases in July. An announcement about Phase Four is expected after, perhaps at Comic-Con in mid-July.