The Avengers 2 Release Date Confirmed; Will Get New Title

Published 3 years ago by , Updated August 28th, 2012 at 9:39 pm,

The Avengers 2 Release Date The Avengers 2 Release Date Confirmed; Will Get New Title

When Disney and Marvel Studios made the official announcement that Joss Whedon signed a three-year exclusive studio to write and direct The Avengers 2, while also helping develop a live-action TV series on ABC, it was very obvious when the sequel to the third-biggest box office success of all-time would come out.

Today, Disney and Marvel Studios have confirmed the date and to no surprise, The Avengers 2 will be coming to theaters May 1, 2015.

Let’s flashback just over one week ago where Disney released the following official statement about the Joss Whedon deal.

Joss Whedon has signed an exclusive deal with Marvel Studios for film and television through the end of June 2015. As part of that deal, Whedon will write and direct Marvel’s The Avengers 2 as well as help develop a new live action series for Marvel Television at ABC.  He will also contribute creatively to the next phase of Marvel’s cinematic universe.

We immediately called out the end-date of this deal as when The Avengers 2 would be coming out, and knowing how all three Iron Man films along with The Avengers opened each respective summer movie season in the first weekend of May, it was a no-brainer that The Avengers 2 - the sequel to the biggest summer film of all-time – would be doing the same on May 1, 2015. Here’s the official announcement:

The Walt Disney Studios has announced a release date for Marvel Studios’ sequel to the biggest Super Hero blockbuster and third highest grossing film of all time, Marvel’s The Avengers. Joss Whedon returns to write and direct the UNTITLED MARVEL’S AVENGERS SEQUEL set for release May 1, 2015.

Each press release seemingly confirms or teases what the next could be about and this one confirms that The Avengers 2 won’t be titled “The Avengers 2.” Just like Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Thor: The Dark World, the film will embrace a subtitle in favor of the numbered system employed by the Iron Man films.

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Our other question directly relates to the bigger picture plans of Phase Two. The Avengers represented a fluke year in Marvel Studios’ forward-thinking plans of having at least two theatrical releases per year (The Runaways was initially meant to be the other for this year). With two-three films coming next year, and two confirmed films for 2014, it’s a safe bet that there will be at least one other 2015 release from Marvel Studios and it’d be smart for them to get it out just before The Avengers 2, utilizing a spring release date just as Captain America 2 will be doing in 2014.

Let the speculation begin!

Iron Man 3 releases May 3, 2013, Thor: The Dark World on November 8, 2013, Captain America: The Winter Soldier on April 4, 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy on August 1, 2014 and The Avengers 2 on May 1, 2015.

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  1. The Avengers: ScarJo gets $20Million – more screen time for your eyes…

  2. I think it will be one of these titles for the other 2015 movie before avengers 2
    Ms Marvel
    Black panther
    Incredible hulk 2

    • or ant man

    • its already been confirmed that the incredible hulk 2 won’t release till after avengers 2

  3. Marvel should include Daredevil in Avengers 2 just to show Fox how it’s done. Even if he’s merely in it for a brief cameo with Black Widow, fans would absolutely lose their minds.

    Personally, I’d like to see him in his original yellow and red costume just to distinguish this DD from the Ben Affleck version.

  4. The Avengers 2: Thanos’ and Death’s Wedding. :)))

    • Ron pearlman would be the best choice for Thanos

  5. Let’s see Scarlet Witch, Wasp, Goliath (Hank Pym), and Quicksilver for the good guys additions, and Kang, Skrulls, and Ultron for the baddies.

    • if you have Hank Pym and Ultron the you gotta include “The Vision’

    • i don’t know about the others, but at the very end of avengers assemble i’m sure it’s a skrull who’s being told how the info on humans was very wrong & humans could not be ruled.
      So you never know, this could be a hint to who the bad guys in avengers 2 will be.

      • That’s not a Skrull at the end. That’s Thanos. He has the same sort of ridged chin as a Skrull, so I understand the confusion. But note the purple skin, the costume, etc. It’s definitely Thanos, who is literally in love with the personification of Death. That’s why, when the Other says that to go after the humans is to “court death,” Thanos smiles.

  6. Glad you could make it Wheadon.It’s good to have you back in Avengers mansion.Only please don’t bring Loki with you this time.He has been invited to bring a guest named Malekith to crash Asgard’s next party.Too many appearances by The God of Mischief only make Stan lee a dull boy.After all you wouldn’t want Stan(the man)to say “enough said” because Loki stole his cameo.Too many feasts might make the All father Odin mistake Loki for Volstagg’s half brother instead of Thor’s.The Avengers have a roll call of villains in their rougue’s gallery.I’m sure they would rather sent them an invitation. Meanwhile sit back and relax do your directing but stay sober.So you can tone down the comedy a little bit this time while filming.You don’t want to turn this party into A Meet The Fockers reunion or National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.All that laughing might wake up the neighbor at the D.C/W.B hall and He will start knocking on your door with a very serous Christoher Nolan face and say what in the ever Marvel world have you guys been drinking.Then that will spoil your party and the next time Jarvis won’t open the door at the mansion when you ring the bell.I for once did enjoy that last get together and had a ball specially with that guy named Tony Stark who had one drink too many.Just make sure You tell him to take it easy on the bottle.He just had a fall while filming his next movie.Otherwise he will end up on Alcoholics anonymous instead of on the set and we the fans don’t want to be Iron Man less in our next assemble.

  7. Robert Downey Jr will be 50 by then!

  8. The Avengers 2: Shadows Of The Dark

  9. I think it would be EPIC if they could make Phase 3 consist of…

    -Iron-Man/Hulk/Ant-Man crossover film.

    -Captain America/THOR crossover film.

    -S.H.I.E.L.D. prequel Movie mainly for Hawkeye/Widow.

    -Heroes for Hire film, consisting of The Punisher, Black Panther, Iron Fist, Ghost Rider and Luke Cage.

    I think this would keep all the properties much fresher. Instead of bogging each individual character with unnecessary repetitive “Hero” storylines. Instead MARVEL could embrace the fun properties they have and make a series of amazing films, instead of a bunch of good films that lead to an epic payoff(The Avengers).

  10. Rob you’re right, it would be smart for Marvel Studios to get the other film out in 2015 before “Avengers 2″ hits the screen, maybe mid March to early April at the latest. In that case the unknown film would have several weeks to build up it’s box office, momentum and lead in connection to “Avengers 2″ before it opens and annihilates the box office. If it we’re up to me that unknown film would be “Black Panther”, i don’t mind “Ant Man” but i would just rather see “Black Panther” on the big screen first.

  11. Make Thanos or Ultron the bag guy… ? is were was spiderman during the avengers when new york was getting destroyed..was it his day off or something

    • Or the Fantastic Four?

    • And where were the Fantastic Four?

  12. I just think that Marvel is squandering a perfect opportunity to introduce Black Panther in the Captain America sequel, as opposed to the Falcon.

    We could see Cap do his thing in an exotic Bond-like locale far removed from New York City, Marvel brass would hopefully be less reluctant to give the fans a Wakanda that only Jack Kirby could’ve imagined, the Winter Soldier would come out of cold storage on a mission to assassinate King T’Challa, and after an EPIC BATTLE ROYALE in the final act, Cap would convince the Black Panther to join the Avengers.

    That way, his appearance as a new member in Avengers 2 won’t have to waste valuable screen time and the plot could just hit the ground running.

    • You’re right, ‘Black Panther’ needs to be added to the big screen, if Marvel Studios are really smart they will make a ‘Black Panther’ film heading into “Avengers 2″. Marvel Studios needs to stop playing games and announce that the “Black Panther” is in the making, i even went on their Facebook page suggesting this. ‘War Machine’, ‘Falcon’ & ‘Heimdall’ are cool and all, but they’re all supporting characters. Even ‘Nick Fury’ who’s great and a leader of SHIELD is not a real lead character though, ‘Black Panther’ is. It’s time for Marvel Studios to wake up and cast a REAL leading black character, not one who follows and stands in the background, but one who stands side by side with the likes of ‘Iron Man’,’Thor’,’Hulk’ & ‘Cap’.

      • Black Panther has been announced its in the works

        • Really? I must have missed that.. When was there a Black Panther movie announced?

  13. i got a Title. The Avengers 2: The Rise of Thanos or The Avengers 2: Wrath of Thanos. in 2015 movies Like Ant man, Incredible Hulk 2, Daredevil and Deadpool should be released that year since theres no room for those movies next year or 2014.

  14. how about rise of the skrulls or maybe the wrath of thanos and plz marvel introduce daredevil, scarlett witch and ms marvel..

  15. What about another “Incredible Hulk” movie? He is a big part of the avengers, but was seriously undefeated in the movie!

    • I think Marvel Studios is still deciding if they should follow through with a ‘Hulk’ solo film, i understand that and i agree with it. You have to remember the previous ‘Hulk’ films did not do gangbuster numbers at the box office. Just because the ‘Hulk’ was great in ‘Avengers’ which he was, does’nt guarantee a solo film will be a breakout success. I’m cool with that because i want to see solo ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Dr. Strange’ films myself, they need their turn to shine badly. I’m good with another ‘Hulk’ film being made if Marvel decides to do that, but as long as he continues to shine in ‘Avengers’ films and possibly has guest appearances in Marvel films than i’m good with that as well.

  16. Can’t wait too see them and too get them on dvd

  17. Ant Man and Wasp are definately going to happen soon and several rumors about Doctor Strange possibly having a big part in Thor 2 so here’s my prediction in The Avengers the servant to Thanos says if Loki fails there will be no place for him to hide so after Thor goes to fight Kurse in the dark world he comes back and Thanos has destroyed everything and took Loki, Red Skull who I think got sent to Asgard by the cube, and X amount of prisoners, and the Infinity Gauntlet from Odins treasure room. Ant Man and Wasp are definately going to be in The Avengers 2. The orb of ogamotto is in Odins treasure room so I’m thinking that will hopefully bring Dr. Strange into the mix to help transport The Avengers to different realms etc there is also the fire of surtur in Odins treasure room so that could also be something that just gives Dr. Strange his own movie

  18. I want optimus prime in avengers 2

  19. Avengers 2. Earths mightiest heroes

    • That title would work for me.

  20. The Hulk SUCKED in The Avengers. They should bring back the dude who played the hulk in The Incredible Hulk. That hulk was ripped and the dudes acting was WAY better. Now to the additional heroes. The ones that work best are: War Machine, Daredevil, She Hulk, Bucky Barnes, and Black Panther. Reason why I didn’t include Spidey is because of the legal rights issue. Which I think is bs because both companies would benefit from having Spidey in Avengers 2. I’d like to see a Black Panther solo movie as well as a She Hulk solo movie. A daredevil reboot has been announced a while back, which may lead to him being in avengers 2.

    • Dude, they were planning on putting the oscorp tower in the avengers, but couldn’t only because of time issues. all the cranes in spiderman show either construction or reconstruction (cuz there’s like 20), maybe from the avengers battle? If this were true, it would clearly show two things: A) Spiderman is AFTER the avengers and that’s why he wasn’t there. B) They already worked out how to share spidey’s rights because of the oscorp tower agreement. they never would do that if spidey wasn’t coming in eventually. so clearly they’ve worked something out and are already on it!

      • I sure hope your right my friend, that would be fantastic if true.

    • You are in the minority there bro, because ‘Hulk’ was absolutely bad ass in “The Avengers”, the best big screen version i’ve seen yet . He was good in “The Incredible Hulk”, but in my honest opinion this performance from ‘Avengers’ topped that with ease. Now i’m 100% with you on ‘Black Panther’ being brought to the big screen, i badly want to see that happen soon and Marvel needs to jump on that not now but RIGHT NOW. I’m hoping to see ‘Black Panther’, ‘She Hulk’, ‘Ms. Marvel’, ‘Ant-Man’, ‘Wasp’ & ‘Vision’ added to the ‘Avengers’ lineup. It goes without saying that i would love to see ‘Spidey’ but like you said probally too many issues to make that realistically happen. I would love to see ‘Doc Strange’, Luke Cage’ & ‘Iron Fist’ on the big screen as well. And i’m looking forward to seeing ‘Bucky Barnes’ and ‘Falcon’ in “CA : The Winter Soldier”, i think that was inevitable.

      • Alright I have to agree that the hulk in avengers was better, although they could have made his muscles more defined. The hulks face was kinda weird. I say this because the avengers Bruce Banner sucked balls. The Incredible Hulks Bruce Banner was awesome. Avengers Bruce was a total wuss. But when I compare the avengers hulk and the incredible hulks hulk with each other, the incredible hulks hulk would totally dominate the other. You say I am in the minority, but the minority are the true comic book fans who have watched every cartoon episode and read every comic. Hulk is supposed to be about exile and dealing with inner demons. The hulk in avengers was about running away from his problems, comedy acts, and mindless brutality. The avengers hulk only succeeded in the mindless brutality part. Hulk was never meant to be funny.

        Now to the additional heroes. I don’t think ant man or the wasp are needed. We only need black panther, daredevil, Bucky, and war machine. Daredevil is apart of black widows life in the comics. Bucky is pretty much guaranteed for avengers 2. Black panther had a hand in the tech for caps shield. War machine is a marine in the army and Tony’s best friend. We pretty much only need those 4. Anyone else is pretty much overdoing it. And I still want wolverine and Spidey in the mix.

        • I agree Wolverine would be great and that people may be overdoing it. add 2 or three more and that’s about all the second can handle dor now. But considering the only reason the Oscorp tower wasn’t in the Avengers was time issues, it would appear that Spidey is pretty much confirmed. My real question is not whether he is gonna be there, but when it will be (maybe not until avengers 3) and if the Iron Spider Suit will be thrown into the mix.

        • I’m not head over heels crazy about ‘Antman’ nyself to be honest, and unless ‘Vision’ or ‘Ultron’ come into the picture i’m kinda cool without him. I hear what you saying about ‘Banner’, i liked ‘Ruffalo’s’ take on him as well as ‘Norton’s’, so we’ll just have to agree to disagree on that one. This ‘Hulk’ absolutely killed it and i think your=’re nitpicking for problems that don’t really exsist, but you are intitled to your opinion. And that scene with ‘Hulk’ swinging ‘Loki’ like a rag doll alone tops anything i seen in ‘The Incredible Hulk’.

  21. My line-up for Avengers trilogy:

    1) Loki
    2) Thanos
    3) Either Kaine the Conqueror or The Civil War.

    And Spidey is clearly coming in somewhere in there. Between the cranes in spidey, the oscorp tower easter egg they were planning, and how much cash they’d get out of it, they WILL bring him in.


  23. I’m just here to say that the Avengers Hulk was awesome honestly the best out of the previous ones, the only reason why I say that is because this Hulk really lost control in the movie when I seem him turn to Hulk and attacked black widow and Thor I was like damn they nailed it , this is the Hulk I want to see not some Hulk that has his mind set on who to attack and who not to thats not the idea of him hes supposed to be a monster you cant control , which also leads to where my argument contradicts itself when the hulk got to New York and said ” that’s my secret captain, I’m always angry ” I was clapping my hands of how proud I am of the writers , idk about you guys but the element of surprise is my favorite and wherever they take the franchise I’m game for it and I won’t research who’s coming to what who got a solo who’s the next villain I just want to turn on my tv and see a commercial about the next movie on marvels agenda ,…. The element of surprise sure does good for you. :)

    • I agree with you, but ‘Banner’ does gain some control of the ‘Hulk’. At the end of “The Incredible hulk” you see him meditating and he appears to have more of a grasp on controlling his transformations. Obviously the ‘Hulk’ is legendary for losing control and wrecking havoc as an uncontrollable beast. Now as an ‘Avenger’ ‘Hulk’ is much more under control and a team player, it just has’nt been presented like this on the big screen until now. Don’t get me wrong i love seeing ‘Hulk’ smashing and destroying, but i also like seeing him as an ‘Avenger’, you get to see a little different side of him, which makes him a more versatile complex charater in my opinion. And watching ‘Hulk’ punch ‘Thor’ off the screen during the batlle with the ‘Chitauri’ was his way of saying we might be fighting alongside each other, but i still hold grudges and i don’t forget.

  24. i would love it if the avengers 2 title was wrath of thanos or rise of the skrulls and then she hulk daredevil and scarlett wich were thrown inmto the mix or just call it avengers strike..


  26. My husband and I ate obsessed with the marvel movies. We own all of them and a lot of them in 3D. We can’t wait for more….!…

  27. My husband and I are obsessed with the marvel movies. We own all of them and a lot of them in 3D. We can’t wait for more….!…

  28. The avengars the rise of earth

  29. Hay why don’t u make a movie about when hawkeye and blackwidow meet please I’m diwing to see them in there own movie cause it sounded cool whay ahe said abour how her and hawkeye met

    • I would love to see a “S.H.I.E.L.D” film featuring ‘Black Widow, ‘Hawkeye’, ‘Nick Fury’ & ‘Maria Hill’. I could see it being an espionage spy type of film, kinda like ‘James Bond’ but on an even more global scale. I know there’s been talk about it by Marvel, but since they’re doing a TV show on “SHIELD” they might just keep it on the small acreen. But i’m still hoping they bring a film to the big screen someday.

      • there’s a second Avenger movie coming out. it has Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Black widow, Hawkeye,and the Falcon. i’m righting the script, i’m only eight-years-old! i know just how to right a script. if you want to help give me any ideas, tell me.