Comic fans have a lot of questions about the DC Comics and Marvel feud, but there’s no question about the fact that the rivalry is good for moviegoers. Even if you want to go back to The Dark Knight, both houses have produced some serious blockbusters — most recently Marvel’s Black Panther, which shattered past box office records. So what are the other new Marvel movies 2018 you should get excited about?
There’s a lot of buzz around upcoming Marvel movies and has been for a couple years. But frantic fans may have hit a high with the new Marvel movies 2018. Check out Metro’s list below of all the Marvel movies you need to add to you and your friends’ calendars, stat. Tickets are already on sale for the first two, so what are you waiting for? Get your tickets and book your seats now before the days you want are sold out.
New Marvel movies 2018
Avengers: Infinity War
Release: April 27, 2018 (Read: Already out!)
Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe
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You’re obviously a fan of these movies, so you know to stay when the credits roll. And if you’ve gone to see all the new Marvel movies so far, you know they’ve been building a back story about the return of big baddie Thanos. Now that you’re refreshed on those post-credit scenes, this recently released Marvel movie promises to unite characters from across the Marvel multiverse, including the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man and Black Panther in a fight against him.
Release: May 18, 2018
Universe: X-Men Universe
Deadpool fans don’t need any reason to count the minutes until this upcoming Marvel movie is released. Still, the dark humor courtesy of Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) paired with the directing style of John Wick’s David Leitch means we’re all in for a good ride. You’ll see Cable, played by Josh Brolin, arrive from the future seeking a mutant child for a (currently unspecified) nefarious reason. Whatever Cable’s intentions, it’s up to Deadpool and a team of recruited mutants called the X-Force to stop him and save the kid.
Ant-Man and The Wasp
Release: July 6, 2018
Universe: Marvel Cinematic Universe
Of all the new Marvel movies 2018, this is the one you’ve probably heard the least about. We do know that Paul Rudd will reprise his role as Ant-Man and that he’ll be joined by Evangeline Lilly (of Lost fame) as The Wasp. Fun fact: This will be the first time a female superhero gets her name in the title since the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe a decade ago.
If you’re willing to wait to see Avengers: Infinity War, it might be worth seeing Ant-Man and The Wasp right before the Avengers. That because the events in this movie actually happen before those in Infinity War, even though the new Avengers flick hits theaters before the Rudd movie.
Release: October 5, 2018
You’ve been hearing a lot about this one recently, including the internet’s apparent decision that Venom is the new universal character crush (replacing Pennywise from IT) based on his absurdly long tongue. We couldn’t make this stuff up, folks.
Tom Hardy will bring life to the dark version of Spider-Man, although it’s been announced that Tom Holland (who plays Spider-Man) will not appear in this upcoming Marvel movie. Whether that limits the movie plot or not is a wait-and-see, but at the very least audiences can enjoy Hardy’s incredible transformation into villain whose journey starts when he’s infected by an alien parasite.
Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
Release: December 14, 2018
Another new Marvel movie 2018, another miss if you’re looking out for Tom Holland on the big screen. This version of Spider-Man, produced by Sony, is an animated version. You’ll hear Shameik Moore lending his voice to the teenage superhero in this upcoming Marvel movie as well as characters voiced by Mahershala Ali (who also landed the lead in True Detective season 3) and Liev Schreiber.
Keep checking back with Metro for a run down of the new Marvel movies 2019. There are seven upcoming Marvel movies slated to hit theaters in 2019, and we’ll explain what you should get excited about before then.