If Section 4 had you barely involved, relaxation assured that there’s a plan for the Marvel Cinematic Universe going ahead, and it got here into fuller focus on the D23 expo over the weekend.

On the heels of Comedian-Con, the place Marvel unveiled designs for a film and television slate stretching till 2025, a bevy of buzzy trailers and bulletins have been revealed Saturday in the course of the studio’s presentation on the semi-annual Disney occasion.

Whereas Marvel held again on main casting information (Penn Badgley, blink twice in case you’re Mister Unbelievable), attendees have been handled to unique footage from upcoming movies like “Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally” and “Ant-Man and Wasp: Quantumania,” in addition to Disney+ sequence like “Loki” and “Ironheart.”

However Marvel additionally dropped a handful of sneak peeks on-line, together with trailers for “Secret Invasion,” which marks Samuel L. Jackson’s return to the MCU, and the primary have a look at the upcoming Halloween particular “Werewolf by Night time,” starring Gael García Bernal.

(Hopefully, none of those upcoming initiatives will contain the type of exploitive post-production process {that a} growing number of visual effects artists have stated the studio indulges in.)

Take a look at essentially the most thrilling trailers and bulletins under.

“Secret Invasion”

After an prolonged sojourn off-planet, Jackson’s Nick Fury is firmly again in motion for the upcoming Disney+ sequence “Secret Invasion.” Pulled into the struggle by Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), Fury will face off in opposition to a sect of Skrulls, shape-shifting creatures who’ve been working undercover for years to infiltrate Earth.

Returning characters embrace Talos (Ben Mendelsohn) and James Rhodes (Don Cheadle), however the solid of the six-part restricted sequence can also be stacked with new faces like Kingsley Ben-Adir, Olivia Colman and Emilia Clarke. “Secret Invasion” is about to premiere in 2023.

“Armor Wars”

“Armor Wars,” Cheadle’s long-promised solo journey sans Iron Man, will decide up the place “Secret Invasion” left off. No particulars concerning the plot have been launched, however in accordance with Empire, the sequence will comply with Rhodes (aka the superhero Conflict Machine) as he tracks down “individuals who have stolen variations of his late pal Tony Stark’s tech.”

“Werewolf By Night time”

Marvel is formally staking its declare within the horror style with “Werewolf by Night time,” a one-off black-and-white Halloween particular coming to Disney+ on Oct. 7.

Helmed by famed composer Michael Giacchino in his directorial debut, “Werewolf by Night time” will characteristic a bevy of paranormal baddies who go bump within the night time (zombies and demons and cults, oh my!). García Bernal stars because the titular lycanthrope, who shapeshifts at night time as a result of his household curse. The solid additionally consists of Laura Donnelly, Harriet Sansom Harris, Jaycob Maya and Eugenie Bondurant.


“She-Hulk” is already in full swing on Disney+, however the mid-season trailer guarantees much more enjoyable for lawyer Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany). Most notably, Charlie Cox’s Daredevil, who returned to the MCU for a cameo in “Spider-Man: No Method Residence,” will cease by to counsel (and doubtlessly flirt with) our titular hero as she continues to grapple along with her twin identities.


DC has its Suicide Squad; Marvel has the Thunderbolts. The team-up movie will pull collectively antiheroes from throughout the MCU for a brand new mission contracted by Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Valentina Allegra de Fontaine.

The lineup options morally ambiguous characters of every kind, together with Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova, Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes, David Harbour’s Purple Guardian, Wyatt Russell’s US Agent, Hannah John-Kamen’s Ghost and Olga Kurylenko’s Taskmaster. The movie is about for launch in 2024 as the ultimate entry within the studio’s Section 5.

“Unbelievable 4”

Followers have been hoping for a barely extra implausible casting announcement, however the studio selected to not reveal who’ll be suiting as much as play Marvel’s first household. As an alternative, boss Kevin Feige confirmed that Matt Shakman, who labored on “WandaVision,” will direct the upcoming film after Jon Watts dropped out of the mission earlier this yr. The most recent tackle the superhero group is slated to reach in theaters in 2024.

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