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Every movie and show ranked by excitement level


Only two years after Marvel Studios launched Phase 4 of the MCU, it’s already time to talk about Phase 5.

Team Marvel has taken San Diego Comic-Con 2022 by storm, shocking fans with one new announcement after another about where the franchise is headed. This included setting an end date for Phase 4, laying out everything in Phase 5, teasing where Phase 6 begins and ends, and even lumping it all together in what is now known as name of The Multiverse Saga.

After She-Hulk: Lawyer and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever close phase 4, six films and six will advance phase 5 between early 2023 and mid-2024. But how do the entries on this new list compare in terms of anticipation and excitement?

The Direct has formed a new leaderboard to help answer that question, with exciting results to come on all fronts.

12.) Echo (Summer 2023)


Following his introduction as an antagonist in 2021 Hawk EyeAlaqua Cox’s Maya Lopez Will Continue Her Own Solo Story As A Hero Next Summer Echo. This show will unveil Maya’s origin while expanding on her Native American heritage, and with rumors that Charlie Cox’s Daredevil and Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin will be joining the affair, this series will fit right in with Echo’s roots as as a secondary character in Daredevil.

Check out Marvel’s first description of the show, along with the first official photo of Cox in action from May 2022.

11.) Agatha: Coven of Chaos (Winter 2023/2024)

Agatha Harkness, Kathryn Hahn, Disney+

Kathryn Hahn’s Agatha Harkness Quits Hugely Successful 2021 Run Wanda Vision to his own solo Disney+ series, Agatha: Chaos Covenlate 2023 and early 2024. Whether this story details Agatha’s life before Westview or after her battle with the Scarlet Witch, Hahn will be ready to take on her own MCU spotlight, especially if another Emmy-winning musical number is included.

The Direct’s exclusive chat with Wanda VisionJulian Hilliard has revealed his hopes of joining Hahn in this new solo outing.

10.) Ironheart (Fall 2023)

Iron Man, Heart of Iron Logo

Less than a year after her MCU debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Dominique Thorne will reprise her role as Riri Williams in Ironheart. Plot details behind Riri’s story in both projects remain under wraps for the foreseeable future, but she has ambitions to become the world’s weapon and technology expert after Tony Stark’s death in Avengers: Endgame.

Stone heart is currently in the early stages of filming, and the first set photos have recently surfaced online showing Thorne in action.

9.) Blade (November 3, 2023)

Mahershala Ali, Blade

After being first announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Blade officially had its release date set for November 3, 2023 at this year’s event. Mahershala Ali Is Set To Play Marvel’s Half-Vampire Demon Hunter After Voice Cameo In 2021 Eternalsand he will have Delroy Lindo, Milan Ray and Aaron Pierre alongside him, with Bassam Tariq directing and Stacy Osei-Kuffor writing the screenplay.

The start of filming was recently delayed to October 2022, about 13 months before its 2023 release.

8.) Love at first sight (July 26, 2024)

Yelena Belova, Zemo, Taskmaster, Thunderbolts

To close out Phase 5, Marvel will assemble its first official anti-hero team with Jake Schreier Love at first sight coming summer 2024. Schreier will team up with Black Widow Head Writer Eric Pearson as the script develops, but there are no public details on who will actually feature the MCU’s Thunderbolts or what comic book story the film will adapt.

Despite this, American actor Wyatt Russell recently hinted that he “to imagine[s] that there is something in there for [him].”

7.) Wonderland (July 28, 2023)

Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel, Monica Rambeau

What’s next in 2019 Captain Marvel will launch Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers on a wild cosmic adventure alongside Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan and Teyonah Parris’ Monica Rambeau. After the last episode of Ms. Marvel on Disney+, Carol now finds herself in Kamala’s bedroom after Kamala is transported into space, making for an interesting mystery to solve before the three main heroes team up.

Take a look at Ms. Marvel Showrunner Bisha K. Ali’s discussion of the series’ shocking post-credits scene featuring Captain Marvel.

6.) Secret Invasion (Spring 2023)

Maria Hill, Nick Fury, Talos

Secret Invasion could become the MCU’s biggest and most impactful Disney+ story to date, as Nick Fury and Talos uncover the Skrull invasion infiltrating Earth. Following the events of Captain Marvel and Spider-Man: Far From Homethe makeover race will conquer a new world in a series that reunites one of the best actors in MCU history, including game of thrones‘ Emilia Clarke.

Check out Cobie Smulders’ comments on what to expect from the series during its time at San Diego Comic-Con 2022.

5.) Captain America: New World Order (May 3, 2024)


Anthony Mackie will make his first solo outing in the MCU as Sam Wilson fully embraces his role as Captain America, marking his eighth appearance with Marvel Studios since 2014. While no story details are known yet, it seems to bring yet another political-thriller-style story in the Marvel narrative, with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier writer Malcolm Spellman and The Cloverfield Paradox director Julius Onah joins the team.

While this is primarily Sam Wilson’s adventure, many wonder if Chris Evans could make an appearance as Steve Rogers in some way.

4.) Loki Season 2 (Summer 2023)

Loki Season 2, Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston has the honor of directing the first live-action Season 2 of every MCU Disney+ series to date in Loki, with all of her fellow cast members coming back for more. After Jonathan Majors’ He Who Remains sent the Multiverse and the “Sacred Timeline” into pure chaos, who knows who and what the God of Mischief will face next season, or even where and when it will take place? ?

Find out who recently confirmed their return for Season 2 as a fan-favorite character.

3.) Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (February 17, 2023)

Ant-Man 3, Kang the Conqueror

After being teased in two solo movies and used to save the universe in Avengers: Endgamethe Quantum Realm will finally have its moment of glory in the first Phase 5 movie. With Kang the Conqueror set to make his first real impact on the franchise after one of his variants sets up multiversal mayhem in Lokithe Ant-Man team and the rest of the MCU are about to be in serious trouble.

Find out how director Peyton Reed teased the cameos that Ant Man 3 could bring to its debut.

2.) Daredevil: Born Again (Spring 2024)

Cast of Daredevil, Disney+ logo

Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio finally get a chance to revisit their iconic roles in the MCU’s first Disney+ show of 2024 in Daredevil: Born Again, the best Disney+ entry on this list. With an unprecedented 18-episode first season, the Daredevil vs. Kingpin battle will finally become a reality within the MCU, bringing the first Defender-centric show into the Marvel Studios fold.

Find out how some of Netflix’s stars daredevil reacted to this revolutionary announcement.

1.) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (May 5, 2023)

Guardians of the Galaxy logo, Gamora, Quill

Director James Gunn will bring arguably the biggest MCU project of his career next summer with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, The Direct’s most anticipated Phase 5 project. Chukwudi Iwuji’s High Evolutionary will be the team’s most terrifying villain yet in a film that brings the long-awaited backstory of Rocket and the highly anticipated debut of Will Poulter’s Adam Warlock.

Check out some of what happened in the first trailer for the film which premiered at San Diego Comic-Con 2022.