Marvel Studios is known for its secrecy. However, the studio surprised fans everywhere when in 2014 President Kevin Feige unveiled the entire Phase Three lineup at an event in California. Since then, fans have been eagerly awaiting any and all news concerning a Phase Four, but according to Feige, it'll still be some time before the studio announces any forthcoming plans.
In an interview with CinemaBlend, Feige was asked what the game plan is for the Marvel movies in production. Unsurprisingly, Feige opted to play coy. "The game plan is to not reveal the game plan until after [Avengers: Endgame] and [Spider-Man: Far From Home,]" he said. "And wanting the focus to be on, of course, Captain Marvel, Endgame, Far From Home, and really what will be a 23-movie journey, and there’ll be plenty of time to talk about what comes after that."
Despite Marvel Studios keeping relatively quiet on the subject, there's a lot that seems to be in the pipeline. We already know that both Black Widow and The Eternals, two projects Marvel Studios has yet to formally announce, are expected to begin production this year, with the expectation that they'll hit theaters sometime next year. It has also been confirmed that a Shang-Chi film is in development, along with sequels to Black Panther and Doctor Strange, both which will see their respective directors return behind the camera.
With Spider-Man: Far From Home hitting theaters on July 5 and Marvel Studios set to make its return to Comic-Con International in San Diego's Hall H this year, perhaps we'll finally get an idea of what the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe holds at that event.
Up next for Marvel Studios is Captain Marvel. directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck from a script they wrote with Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch, Meg LeFauve, Nicole Perlman and Geneva Robertson-Dworet. That movie stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Jude Law as Mar-Vell, Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Djimon Hounsou as Korath the Pursuer, Gemma Chan as Minn-Erva, Ben Mendelsohn as Talos and Lashana Lynch as Maria Rambeau. The film arrives on March 8.