MARVEL and DC Release Dates, News & Rumors

by on August 8, 2014

in Entertainment

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

There’s been a ton of news and rumors out about Avengers: Age of Ultron, Batman V Superman and other Superhero movies… INCLUDING NEW RELEASE DATES. Then there’s the conjectures, rumors and news below could be considered movie spoilers… if they’re correct.  Tread lightly my dear readers if you don’t want to have spoilers in your head. (I also toss in the Star Wars movies release dates, to boot in the list at the bottom of this piece… so if you want to skip the “spoilers” then jump ahead.)

First up is that principal photography has come to an end for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Now it’s down to editing, post-processing and final touches and extra surprise scenes to be filmed now, leading up to the May 1st, 2015 release date.

We know that Ultron will be the end result of Tony Stark tinkering and trying to make the better guardian of good and justice, except, he goes bonkers.  He, being Ultron, played by James Spader.

And the threat that Ultron presents seems pretty devastating, judging from the marketing pic released recently.

Guardians of the Galaxy was a surprise hit with movie-goers, feeling like this generation’s new Star Wars franchise.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

On the DC side of things, the thematic outlines of Batman V Superman include the “rumors” that Jason Momoa has landed the role of Aquaman. (That’s awesome news for Stargate/Game of Thrones fans.)

Other rumors indicate there may be an anti-Superman vibe in the film, considering all the damage he allowed to take place while tackling his fellow Kryptonians.

More vapor facts say that Batman will be in his fifties.

And like Aquaman and Wonder Woman, has been doing most of his work behind the scenes and less in the headlines. But with the troubles that Superman might be seeing, they may pull together to show solidarity, saying, hey, Supes isn’t the only meta-human.

But these are all conjectures and rumor out there. We will see how it really goes, come March 25th, 2016. (Unless they move the release date once again.)

Marvel, DC and Star Wars Release Dates

They’ve moved the release date of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, to not compete with Marvel’s Captain America 3, coming out the following week.

Does this mean they don’t trust their product? Christopher Nolan helmed (produced) Man of Steel, but he’s not behind this next film. The Snyders are. Zack Snyder directs, his wife produces.

I’m hoping it is a good move.  We will see.

Of late, Warner Bros and DC officially announced a slew of movie release dates over the next few years. Combining their announcement with Marvel’s and Fox’s schedules, we have a boat load of genre hero movies coming at fans.

Are these too many movies for both studios or will they still be able to maintain consistency and quality? Marvel just proved to many that pulling a new title out of their closet and tossing it out there was a smart move. (Guardians…) But what else do they have for fans.

2015

May 1   – The Avengers: Age of Ultron
June 19 – Fantastic Four
July 17 – Ant-Man
Dec 18  – Star Wars: Episode VII

2016

March 25    – Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
May 6       – Captain America 3
May 27      – X-Men: Apocalypse
July 8      – Doctor Strange (Guessed character)
August 5    – Untitled DC Movie
November 11 – Sinister Six
Boba Fett movie (Summer?)

2017

March 3     – Wolverine 3 (Untitled)
May 5       – Untitled Marvel Movie
June 23     – Untitled DC Movie
July 28     – Guardians of the Galaxy 2
July 14     – Fantastic Four 2
November 3  – Untitled Marvel Movie
November 17 – Untitled DC Film
Star Wars: Episode VIII (Summer?)
Venom / Carnage movie
Untitled Female centric Spider-Man Movie

2018

March 23   – Untitled DC Movie
May 4      – Untitled Marvel Movie
The Amazing Spider-Man 3
July 6     – Untitled Marvel Movie
July 13    – Untitled X-Men Movie
July 27    – Untitled DC Movie
November 2 – Untitled Marvel Movie
Han Solo Movie (Summer)

2019

April 5 – Untitled DC Movie
May 3   – Untitled Marvel Movie
June 14 – Untitled DC Movie
Star Wars: Episode IX

2020

April 3 – Untitled DC Movie
June 19 – Untitled DC Movie
Red Five movie (Summer Lucasfilm)

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