MCU, X-verse, and DC plan to launch a lot of movies in 2018, and we expect to see nine blockbusters next year. The comic book fans will have a chance to enjoy it, and 2018 will definitely be a good year for them. Here are nine films which will premiere in 2018.
Black Panther – February 16
We cannot wait to see Chadwick Boseman’s Prince T’Challa on the silver screen. The director of this movie is Ryan Coogler, while we will see Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’s as Killmonger and Naika respectively. They will be joined by Danai Gurira as Okoye, Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Andy Serkis.
The New Mutants – April 13
The start of The New Mutants production is just behind the corner, and it will be the first X-Men comic book spin-off. We will have a chance to see characters such as Wolfsbane, Sunspot, Magik, Warlock, Mirage and Cannonball, while rumor has it that Maisie Williams will get a role in the film.
Avengers: Infinity War – May 4
The worlds of Dr. Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy and the Avengers will collide, and we will, once again, see a lot of superheroes in one movie. According to Marvel Studios president, Kevin Feige, the MCU will be “very different” after Avengers 4.
Deadpool 2 – June 1
Deadpool returns, and he will be joined by Cable (Josh Brolin), Domino (Zazie Beetz) and several characters from the first movie, such as Leslie Uggams as Wade’s roommate Blind Al. The new director David Leitch is in charge of this project.
Ant-Man and The Wasp – July 6
The director Peyton Reed returns for the Ant-Man sequel while Evangeline Lilly’s Hope Van Dyne will join the battle with Paul Rudd’s Scot Lang. Rumor has it that Hawkeye, played by Jeremy Renner will also appear.
Venom – October 5
Not much is known about Sony’s standalone Venom except that it will hit the theaters on October 5. Despite the lack of info, we expect a major blockbuster.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix – November 2
Is this the adaptation attempt of Chris Claremont and John Byrne’s Dark Phoenix comic book arc redeem The Last Stand? We will see, and we are going to find out who the actors are, hopefully soon.
Aquaman – December 21
Aquaman could end up being the only DCU’s movie in 2018, and it will be directed by James Wan. Jason Momoa plays the main role, while Nicole Kidman, Amber Heard, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Willem Dafoe will join the set.
Untitled Animated Spider-Man Movie – December 21
This film will follow Miles Morales version of the superhero while Shameik Moore and Live Schreiber will give their voices to the characters. The movie will be completely separated from all versions of the live-action Spider-Man universe.