Marvel Superhero Movies Through 2011!

Published 6 years ago by , Updated March 9th, 2013 at 1:38 pm,
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After the huge opening weekend of Iron Man, nobody should be surprised to hear a Shellhead sequel has been greenlit for a summer 2010 release – April 30, 2010 to be exact.

No, ladies and germs, the surprise is that Marvel Films has come outright and announced their entire slate of projects from now to 2011.


In addition to Iron Man 2, Matthew Vaughn’s Thor will be unveiled to the world on June 4, 2010. If you recall, that was the one where the first draft of the script was estimated to have cost $300 million(!) to produce.

For 2011, the House of Ideas plans on launching a two-film series, both being released across the summer.

First, there’s The First Avenger: Captain America for May 6, 2011. Ugh. Lose the front-half of that title for crying out loud!

And by July 2011, comic-book nerds and dorks alike across the world will rejoice in the release of The Avengers.

That’s rights, you’ll finally get to see Captain America, Iron Man, Thor & Co. team up to kick… some super villain’s butt – I’m guessing Ultron. *Shrugs*

Interestingly, there’s absolutely no mention of any Hulk follow-ups.

Speaking of Hulk, it’s even more troubling that Marvel Films has still not kicked the campaign for The Incredible Hulk into full-gear, and it’s release is only a month away; especially when compared to the year and a half of hard-core marketing on Iron Man.

I think it’s obvious that just as Marvel Films knew they had a winner in Iron Man, they know that they don’t with The Incredible Hulk.

I mean seriously, how else can you explain their silence regarding that film?!?

Sources: Variety and Yahoo

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  1. My guess is that it is a look-and-see for what becomes of the Hulk. If Marvel makes money on it, we’ll see a sequel (or not, depending on if they’re using the Hulk in The Avengers). Even that could be the reason for now mention of a sequel-the Hulk will be in The Avengers.

    I agree that the title of the Cap movie needs to be changed. Heck, even change the order of the words in that title: “Captain America: The First Avenger.” I personally like just “Catain America,” but we know that that is not going to happen.

    This is good news because these are the types of movies that I enjoy and it is nice to see that we’ll be getting them for 3 more years. Don’t forget we have Wolverine coming out next year, too. In addition, you KNOW there will be at least ONE more Batman movie with Christian Bale.

    Now if we could only get a Daredevil film that doesn’t suck. ***sigh***

  2. Jeez, my spelling was horrible in that post. I guess I really need to go to bed. LOL…

  3. This is great news. I’m so stoked that Iron Man was huge I knew it would be.
    Cool Jamie but whats with all the harsh terms for us fans, geeks and germs? Lol.

    Hulk producers, HEAR ME NOW if there is a scene with Iron Man in Hulk, you really should show just a little glimpes in the next Hulk trailer. It will earn you an extra 50 mil I guarantee it.

    You can pay me later all be at Comic Con.

  4. I dont think RDJ will be donning the armor.
    i think he will just be showing up as Tony Stark .
    But we shall see.
    I believe the cameo is online somewhere.

  5. (IMO) Hulk needs to capitalise off Iron Mans success. Even if its Tony Stark.

    And I mean tease it in the trailer. That’s where he will have the most impact.
    790

  6. Lukewarm. That’s my reaction to that announcement. Somehow I can’t develop much enthusiasm to some of these projects.

    Why Iron Man may be a good adaptation (mostly due to good actors and characterisation), the rest of the Marvel superheroes doesn’t strike me as very interesting.

    Now, fanboys stay calm! I’ve read my fair share of the 70s and 80s Marvel stuff and especially these characters did not work for me. Sorry, but there’s way better material in the Marvel library.

    Regarding the new Hulk-movie I don’t have a good feeling about the way its release and advertising is handled. Looks like they don’t have much trust in their own product. Bad sign!

    The first Hulk-movie was a good example what happens if you give a rather dumb comic to a smart director. Wrong choice? Then check out AVP2 where it’s exactly the other way round!

    ZAR.

  7. Lukewarm. That’s my reaction to that announcement. Somehow I can’t develop much enthusiasm to some of these projects.

    Why Iron Man may be a good adaptation (mostly due to good actors and characterisation), the rest of the Marvel superheroes doesn’t strike me as very interesting.

    Now, fanboys stay calm! I’ve read my fair share of the 70s and 80s Marvel stuff and especially these characters did not work for me. Sorry, but there’s way better material in the Marvel library.

    Regarding the new Hulk-movie I don’t have a good feeling about the way its release and advertising is handled. Looks like they don’t have much trust in their own product. Bad sign!

    The first Hulk-movie was a good example what happens if you give a rather dumb comic to a smart director. Wrong choice? Then check out AVP2 where it’s exactly the other way round!

    ZAR.

  8. I feel reticent about it all .
    remember how Sony planned 7 spider Man films?
    Does anybody believe that is set in stone now?
    But looking on the bright side ,
    I would like to see a Captain America film, a Thor film
    and An Avengers film that gives each of the characters a chance to shine without the special effects drowning them out.The long awaited Luke Cage fim would be nice as well as The Immortal Iron fist.

  9. Last I heard, the Robert Downey Jr. cameo will appear after the credits of THE INCREDIBLE HULK (i.e. the Samuel L. Jackson cameo in IRON MAN).

    Studios announce plans/release date for sequels in advance of the new installment’s opening often.

    The fact that there’s nothing being said about a HULK sequel mixed with their lack of promotion for THE INCREDIBLE HULK so far is NOT a good sign imo.

    Marvel was already deep into planning an IRON MAN sequel before its release.

    That Ed Norton story REALLY hurt them.

    Jamie.

  10. I thing you guys are reading this all wrong. Look 1. Incredible Hulk still has alot of CGI work left to finish the film.
    2. This is Ironman(Marvel Studio first tentpole ever) first full week, so after the second or third week Hulk marketing will sky-rocket.
    3. There has barely been any major marketing for TDK, Hellboy2, or Indy 4 SOOOO BE PATIENCE!

    With this being the second tentpole for Marvel Studio, I promise you there will be a major marketing camping by mid-May.:)

  11. Also forgot to add, my money’s on “Incredible Hulk” kicking major silver screen @ss!

  12. technically mid may is next thursday may 15th
    I hope the promotion starts this week myself.

  13. since we have alot of Marvel fans here,
    which character that hasent been on screen yet would you like to write, direct, or star as?
    Write your own marvel movie !
    Maybe some of you already have scripts !

  14. Hey all… new here…but I am really surprised with Hulk and IM so close in release dates no one has mentioned Hulk VS. IM with IM in the Hulk Buster Armor…just a thought

  15. To Zar, “WHAT?” Marvel characters are the most interesting heroes ever, they are very thought out and have very realisitic stories. I love Marvel and DC both but I tend to lean towards Marvel more, haven’t you read civil war? it was awsome, I think that would be a great movie. One story that I really loved was in “Thor” the “Doom” saga a few years back, written and drawn by Walter Simonson, check it out, It reminded me of the Lord of the Rings, It would be cool if they used that storyline in the “Thor” movie. That is just some samples of the Marvel stories and characters that I really enjoy, old and new! I’m just happy they are hitting the big screen, but the real trick is getting it right!

  16. They didn’t mention anything about the Hulk because they want to see what happens in the boxoffice first. In the webcast yesterday, they said if the Hulk does well then the plans can change and also to expect a Hulk cameo in Iron Man 2.

  17. What happened to the Ant-Man movie? Not that I had a lot of interest (it was intruiging though!), but it’s appeared in all the forecasts.

    What about Spider-Man and Fantastic Four sequels? I also thought I read Ghost Rider had a sequel coming out. Wolverine, Magneto?

    There’s a sequel I’d be interested in, Jamie. A follow-up to this article. Sorry, but I’m kinda disappointed in a headline that implies full slate information doesn’t seem to be comprehensive. Even if some that the rumor mill has included, have been nixed, let’s hear it.

  18. Brimg ‘em on! I’m pumped for any Marvel movie after IM.

    What Marvel movies I would like to see made? Where to start?

    Black Panther
    Captain Mar-Vell
    Power Man
    Iron Fist
    reimage of Daredevil
    reimage of Electra
    Cable
    Shang Chi
    Dr. Strange
    Adam Warlock
    etc., etc., etc.

  19. Do you think they’d really sell out by adding in some new avengers… could you imagine Tobey and Hugh playing Spidey and Wolverine in that movie too, hah. Maybe for Avengers 2.

    Does this mean Ironman is a duo rather than a trio?

  20. “What about Spider-Man and Fantastic Four sequels? I also thought I read Ghost Rider had a sequel coming out. Wolverine, Magneto?”

    In response to that. These films are not part of the MARVEL Studios properties. For instance, Spider-Man is a SONY Films property right now. So, don’t be worried about those films. This announcement is just for what MARVEL itself will be producing.

  21. Jimmy, if you check IMDB, Ant Man is in development.

    No word on Spider Man yet.
    Fantastic 4 is on permanant Hiatus (done)
    Ghost Rider in development.
    Wolverine coming out soon and Magneto is also in development. (However I doubt they’ll do it now with The Hobbit coming up).

  22. I was JUST about to write a response to Jimmy when Mark basically said it for me. Thanks.

    Jamie.

  23. The two top movie weekends for nonsequels star Marvel characters.
    I think that says it all about how marvel movies resonate ,
    not only with comic book fans but with the average moviegoer as well.

  24. If only Captain American were more marketable in other countries, they wouldn’t have to do that silly “First Avenger” business. My bf joked that they should come up with a clever acronym like they did with G.I. Joe to make it more palatable to the world market…but something tells me that idea has been seriously pitched by someone, somewhere.

  25. If only Captain America were more marketable in other countries, they wouldn’t have to do that silly “First Avenger” business. My bf joked that they should come up with a clever acronym like they did with G.I. Joe to make it more palatable to the world market…but something tells me that idea has been seriously pitched by someone, somewhere.

  26. Kahless – speaking of Black Panther, wasn’t Wesley Snipes trying to get that moving in the mid-90s? Now that the Blade trilogy is done (and peaked at Blade 2 sadly), He’s free as soon as he pays his taxes.

    I really don’t like either FF movies, but I like how they introduced the Surfer, primed for his own movie. If all goes as planned with The Avengers, this would be fantastic.

    Hulk will fail (ie. not be picked up for a sequel) because the hype isn’t there. It’s known by everyone on this site. The movie may be good, but it won’t pass the box office sales test. Maybe it’s for the better, bring him on in the Avengers! But Norton probably won’t be in it, oh well, just have him Hulked out evertime he’s on screen – not comics material, but it’s a big movie. Go for it

  27. the real tragedy about Hulk is it could a decent film, maybe not Iron Man caliber but decent.
    If it fails it will be largely because the studio didnt support it .
    its almost as if they think the public doesnt like the Hulk.
    maybe they think the previous film soured the public on the character,
    so the best strategy in their minds is to sneak him under the radar.

  28. Yeah Gary ,that’s the way it looks to me as well.

    Infighting has had an effect on the promotional part. Allmost as if were seeing a private war going on between Norton and the Studio.

    Ironically Hulk like. :•o

  29. The Black Panther would be great, but to bad Wesley Snipes(my favorite actor) will be too old after 3 years. :(
    Cap is what I’m look forward to next. Matthew McConaughey would be a perfect pick for the role. Anyone remember him in Reign of Fire(opposite of Christian Bale)? Plus he has the charm and the look and the acting chops to hold his own against RDJ or Norton in the Avengers.