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Marvel Is Returning to Hall H for San Diego Comic-Con 2019

Mark your calendars, true believers: A 12 months after skipping altogether, Marvel Studios is returning to Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con for a primary take a look at the way forward for the Marvel Cinematic Universe after “Avengers: Endgame” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home.”

The firm has additionally reclaimed its conventional late afternoon Saturday spot, locking down the largest room at SDCC from 5:15 to six:45 p.m. on July 20.

As typical, Marvel is preserving the small print of the hour-and-a-half presentation below wraps, however people with data of the matter inform TheWrap that the “Avengers” solid are being re-assembled for a post-“Endgame” victory lap. But that’s positively not all: If earlier Marvel Hall H exhibits are a information, count on a rapid-fire collection of launch dates, clips, big casting bulletins and new mission reveals earlier than it’s throughout.

Your guess is nearly as good as ours as to what we’ll see, however the studio’s announced-upcoming slate contains sequels like “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” “Black Panther 2”and “Doctor Strange 2,” as properly a solo “Black Widow” movie. It’s probably most or all of those initiatives will get at the very least a point out through the presentation, however Marvel additionally has two totally new initiatives within the works — “The Eternals” and “Shang-Chi” — that we’ll most likely hear so much about.

To be directed by Chloe Zhao (“The Rider”) from a script by blacklist screenwriters Matthew and Ryan Firpo, “The Eternals” will give attention to the race of historical, superpowered people created by Jack Kirby in 1976. TheWrap completely reported final month that Salma Hayek is in talks to star within the movie alongside Richard Madden and Kumail Nanjiani, in addition to South Korean actor Ma Dong-seok, often known as Don Lee, who will make his American movie debut.

Meanwhile, “Shang-Chi,” based mostly on the Asian-American Marvel Comics kung fu hero first launched in 1973, will likely be directed by Destin Daniel Cretton.

No solid has been reported for “Shang Chi,” and Marvel has but to substantiate any casting for “The Eternals,” however that may virtually actually change come SDCC. Expect some massive names on stage later this month.

We additionally wouldn’t be shocked if the studio makes use of SDCC to announce a sequel to $1.1 billion-earning “Captain Marvel,” however after all, the elephant, er, mouse within the room is Disney’s $71.three billion buy of 20th Century Fox, which, amongst different issues, returned the movie rights for “X-Men” and “Fantastic Four” to Marvel.

Will the Uncanny X-Men be part of the Avengers? More importantly (to us, anyway), will the superheroes whose adventures launched the Marvel Universe all the way in which again in 1961 with “Fantastic Four” #1 lastly, lastly make their approach into the MCU? We’ll all discover out collectively in simply over two weeks.

And after all, TheWrap will likely be in San Diego for all of Comic-Con 2019. See our record of all of SDCC must-see panels, occasions and screenings right here, discover out concerning the greatest and greatest events right here, and get schooled on the enjoyable free occasions occurring round San Diego right here.

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