The Marvel panel led by executive producer Keven Feige took to the stage on Day 2 of the biannual D23 Expo. During the course of the event which saw several marvel stars come on stage, upcoming marvel projects were announced, casting announcements were made, trailers were debuted, all of which made Day 2 the most exciting of the 3 day event so far.
Here’s a rundown of all announcements made;
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
Exclusive new footage from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was shown at the event. The footage reportedly contained a lot of Namor action including a scene with him fighting Winston Duke’s M’Baku. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will focus on the rest of the world trying to exploit their weakness to get their hands on Wakanda’s resources. Director, Ryan Coogler revealed that he is still in the process of editing the film
Angela Bassett, Letita Wright, Winston Duke, Tenoch Huerta and Ryan Coogler were present on stage for the address.
Disney+ series Ironheart will be executive produced by Black Panther director Ryan Coogler and the series will explore the battle between Magic and Tech. A teaser trailer for the series was shown exclusively for the expo.
Dominique Thorne plays Tech-savvy Ironheart while Anthony Ramos plays The Hood, the series main antagonist.
ANTMAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA
It was announced that Antman and The Wasp: Quantumania directly sets up the Avengers: The Kang Dynasty. During the panel, Paul Rudd said “Antman and The Wasp: Quantumania is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before from the Antman, with the small characters doing something so big”
New footage from the film exclusively for the event was revealed and it showed Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang having to carry out a heist in the Quantum realm for Kang in order to get his daughter, Cassie back.
It was also announced that Randall Park will return as FBI Agent Jimmy Woo in the film.
Antman and The Wasp: Quantumania will be released on February 17, 2023.
WEREWOLF BY NIGHT
Werewolf by Night was officially announced as a Halloween special at the event and the first trailer was shown revealing the film’s unusual black and white retro style. Gael Garcia Bernal and Laura Donnely both play lead roles in the film dubbed a horror mystery and Michael Giacchino was revealed to be the director.
Watch the trailer for Werewolf by Night here;
Werewolf by Night will be released on October 7 on Disney+.
The first trailer for Secret Invasion was revealed and in it we see Samuel Jackson’s Nick Fury (Real Nick Fury, not the skrull impersonating version) return to action to deal with shady skrulls trying to invade earth. In addition to Jackson, we see Cobie Smoulders, Ben Mendelsohn and Don Cheadle reprise their roles from previous Marvel films. We also got our first look at Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman and Kingsley Ben Adir (The show’s main antagonist).
Secret Invasion is scheduled for an early 2023 premiere.
Watch the trailer for Secret Invasion here;
The Secret Invasion series ties up directly into Armor Wars which will see Don Cheadle reprise his role as Colonel James Rhodes. The actor revealed that Armor Wars will begin filming next year.
Everything Everywhere All At Once star Key Huy Quan will be joining the cast for Loki season 2 as a TVA employee. Loki Season 2 is scheduled to premiere in 2023.
Footage from Loki season 2 exclusively for the expo was shown during the event. It reportely contained a lot more action from Johnathan Major’s Kang.
Not much was said about Fantastic Four last night sadly, asides that Matt Shakman (Wandavision) will be directing the film. Fans would just have to wait to find out the cast of the Marvel’s Fantastic Four film.
Disney+ series Echo was revealed to have wrapped filming. Vincent D’noforio will reprise his role as Wilson Fisk in the series with a bandage over his eyes- most likely as a result of his confrontation with Maya Lopez in Hawkeye.
DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN
The new Daredevil series was confirmed to consist of 18 episodes with Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio set to reprise their roles as Matt Murdock and Wilson Fisk. Filming is set to begin in 2023.
A clip from on going series She-Hulk- Attorney at Law with Charlie Cox’s return as Daredevil was shown at the event.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: NEW WORLD ORDER
Tim Blake Neeson will be returning to the marvel cinematic universe after 14 years to reprise his role as The Leader, the role he first played in 2008’s Hulk. He will be the main antagonist in the Sam Wilson’s first official outing as the new Captain America.
“Marvel is part of cinema history so to be coming back is an honor” he said.
Danny Ramirez and Carl Lumbly will be reprising their roles from series Falcon and The Winter Soldier as Joaquin Torres and Isaih Bradely. Shira Haas will be playing the Israeli superhero Sabra and Julius Onah (The Cloverfield Paradox) will direct the film.
The members of the Thunderbolts team was revealed to consist of Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh), Bucky Barnes (Sebastain Stan), Red Guardian (David Harbour), US Agent (Wyatt Russell), Taskmaster (Olga Kerleynko) and Ghost (Hannah Jon-Kamen).
Filming for Thunderbolts begins early next year.
The Marvels film will focus on the three Marvel heroes- Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) and Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) as they keep trading places with each other every time they use their powers. They must team up to find a solution. Nia DaCosta will be directing the film.