History of the MCU History
Kevin Feige named President of Production
Phase One Begins
May 4th, 2008
Iron Man released
May 7th, 2010
Iron Man 2 released
May 6th, 2011
July 22nd, 2011
Captain America: The First Avenger is released
May 4th, 2012
The Avengers is released
May 6th, 2012
Avengers breaks opening-weekend domestic box-office record ($207 Million)
Phase Two Begins
May 3rd>, 2013
Iron Man 3 released
November 8th, 2013
Thor: The Dark World is released
April 4th, 2014
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is released
August 1st, 2014
Guardians Of The Galaxy is released
February 9th, 2015
Sony and Disney agree to a deal that will allow Spider-Man to come to the MCU. Under the agreement, both studios will jointly produce a solo Spidey film that will be released in summer of 2017. Disney will also be allowed to use the character in other MCU films (Captain: America Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame)
May 1st, 2015
Avengers: Age Of Ultron is released
July 17th, 2015
Ant-Man is released
Phase Three Begins
May 6th, 2016
Captain America: Civil War is released
November 4th, 2016
Doctor Strange is released
May 5th, 2017
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 is released
July 7th, 2017
Spider-Man: Homecoming is released
November 3rd, 2017
Thor: Ragnarok is released
February 16th, 2018
Black Panther is released
April 27th, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War is released
April 29th, 2018
Infinity War breaks opening-weekend records for domestic gross ($257 Million) and worldwide gross ($640 Million)
July 6th, 2018
Ant-Man and the Wasp is released
March 8th, 2019
Captain Marvel is released
April 26th, 2019
Avengers: Endgame is released
April 28th, 2019
Endgame breaks opening-weekend records for domestic gross ($357 Million) and worldwide gross ($1.223 Billion)
July 2nd, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home is released
July 20th, 2019
Endgame passes Avatar to become the all-time highest-grossing film worldwide ($2.798 Billion)
July 20th, 2019
Feige announces at San Diego Comic-Con the upcoming
Phase 4 slate:
Black Widow (May 1st, 2020),
The Falcon and Winter Soldier (Disney+, Aug, 2020),
The Eternals (Nov. 6th, 2020),
WandaVision (Disney+, Dec. 2020),
Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings (Feb. 12, 2021),
Loki (Disney+, Early 2021),
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (May 7th, 2021),
Hawkeye (Disney+, Late 2021),
Thor: Love and Thunder (Nov. 5th, 2021),
Feige is promoted to Chief Creative Officer and will now oversee the creative direction of Marvel Television and Marvel Family Entertainment, in addition to Marvel Studios.
It’s All Marvel is launched.
Black Widow was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film was originally supposed to come out May 2020.
Disney shifts nearly its entire Phase Four slate due to the pandemic.
Marvel Studios pushes back their first Disney+ series Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The show was supposed to premiere in August 2020.
Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman passes away at the age of 43.
Marvel Studios cast actor Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror for their upcoming film Kang the Conqueror.
Marvel Studios cast actress Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk in their upcoming Disney+ series.
First WandaVision trailer released.
Disney delays Black Widow to May 2021. Eternals and Shang-Chi also pushed back.
News breaks that actor Jamie Foxx would return to play Electro in Spider-Man: No Way Home. Foxx played the role in 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Marvel Studios chooses actor Oscar Isaac to play Moon Knight in their upcoming Disney+ series.
Deadpool 3 officially in the works after Marvel Studios hired Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Loeglin to write a script. It was also reported that the film would be rated R.
Decemember 2nd, 2020
Set video confirms that Hailee Steinfeld has been cast as Kate Bishop in Hawkeye series.
It was revealed that Alfred Molina would reprise his role as Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Major news breaks that Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire reportedly will repise their roles as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: No Way Home,
Marvel Studios makes many announcements about upcoming projects during Disney’s Investor Day Event.
News breaks that Chris Evans is in talks with Marvel Studios to return to the MCU as Captain America.
January 15th, 2021
Phase Four officially begins with the premiere of WandaVision.
Ethan Hawke was cast as the villain in the Moon Knight series.
Disney announces that Black Panther Director Ryan Coogler is developing a Wakanda-based show for Disney+.
February 21st, 2021
Marvel Studios begins meeting with writers for their Fantastic Four film.