The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is now dominating the superhero movie genre with a sophisticated cast of characters and challenging yet fascinating world-building. As a result, DCEU is looking to establish its own cinematic universe using a variety of animated comic book characters, such as Aquaman and Shazam.
The year 2022 has seen the successful release of many superhero films from two of the biggest names in the industry including Thor: Love and thunder, DC League Of Super Pets, Black Adam, and more recently, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. In 2023, there will be a plethora of highly anticipated superhero movies that will make it impossible for fans to sit still.
“Kraven the Hunter”
Kraven the hunter is an upcoming superhero film based on the Marvel comic book character of the same name. It is supposed to be the fourth film in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe. The film will follow the titular character as he becomes fixated on catching Spider-Man.
A more violent year director, JC Chandor is set to direct the film. Aaron Taylor Johnson was cast in the lead role of Kraven the Hunter, alongside Russell Crowe, Fred Hechinger, Christopher AbbottAnd Ariana DeBose. The film will hit theaters on October 6, 2023.
“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania”
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania will be released on February 17, 2023. The next a Ant man will start Phase 5. The second Ant man the film will continue with Cassie, Scott’s teenage daughter who creates a satellite that communicates with the quantum realm.
Moreover Paul Rudd, Evangelina Giglio, Michele Douglas, Michael Pfeiffer, Jonathan MajorAnd Randall Park will reprise their roles from previous MCU films and a new member has been added to the cast, replacing them Emma Fuhrmann is Kathryn Newton as Cassie Lang.
“Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom”
Aquaman and the lost kingdom it serves as its 2018 sequel Aquaman. Although director James Wan stated that the film will be heavily influenced by the 1960s cult horror film The planet of vampiresWarner Bros. has not yet officially confirmed the plot.
Jason Momoa will reprise his role as Aquaman/Arthur Curry alongside Patrick Wilson as half-brother of Arthur Orm Marius, Amber heard like Mera, Temuera Morrison as Arthur’s father Tom Curry and Nicole Kidman like Atlanta. The film is scheduled for release on December 25, 2023.
‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will be released in theaters on May 5, 2023, under the direction ofJames Gunn. The third Guardians film will focus on providing a conclusion to its main characters’ personal arcs after their time spent traveling with Thor (Chris Hemsworth).
The original Guardians will reprise their roles included Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Pom ClementieffAnd Karen Gillan. The new additions to the movie are Mid summer star, Will Poult as Adam Warlock, Chukwudi Iwuji such as the High Evolutionary, e Maria Bakalova like Cosmo the space dog.
‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’
A 2018 sequel Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Through the Spider-Verse is an animated superhero film due out in 2023 featuring the Marvel comic book character Miles Morales aka Spider-Man. In the new film, Miles Morales will travel across the Multiverse to battle an adversary that is more formidable than any foe he has ever faced, so he will have to team up with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People.
The cast of the first film will return in 2023 inclusive Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy, Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara, Jake Johnson, Issa Rae, Brian Tiree Henry, Daniel Kaluya, Shea Whigham And Jason Schwartzmann like the point. The film is scheduled for release on June 2, 2023.
The flashbased on DC Comics, will be directed by It director, Andy Muschietti. The film will follow Barry Allen/The Flash as he travels back in time to stop his mother’s murder, but this has unexpected repercussions.
Ezra Miller returns to his role as Barry Allen/Flash together Ron Livingstone like Henry Allen, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Antje Trau such as Faora-Ul, e Sasha Calle like Supergirl. Michael Keaton will join the cast as another version of Wayne from an alternate universe. The release date of this film is June 23, 2023.
The wonders will feature characters fans know from previous MCU films such as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel and Monica Rambeau. The film will directly serve as a 2019 sequel Captain Marvel hero Brie Larson. Presumably, the film will address the Ms. Marvel post-credits scene where Carol Danvers switched places with Kamala.
As mentioned, The wonders will include three debuting female superheroes from the MCU, then their actors will reprise their roles, including Larson as Carol Danvers, Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau, e Iman Vellani such as Kamala Khan, along with Samuel L.Jacksonit’s Nick Fury. The new additions to the cast are Zawe Ashton, Seo-Joon ParkAnd Tony McCarthy. The projected release date for the film is July 28, 2023.
Blue Beetle is based on the DC Comics character, also known as Jaime Reyes. The film will focus on Jaime’s heroic origin story and his conflicts with antagonist Victoria Kord and, possibly, a longtime Blue Beetle villain Carapax the Indestructible Man.
Xolo Maridueñabest known for his work onCobra Kai And Parenting will lead the cast in the title role. Furthermore, Bruna Marchezine will play Penny, Reyes’ love interest, Belissa Escobedo as Milagros Reyes, Jaime’s little sister, Susan Sarandon as Victoria Kord, Raul Trujillo as Carapax the indestructible man and more. The film will hit theaters on August 18, 2023.
‘Shazam! Fury of the gods
Shazam! Fury of the Gods continue following the story of teenager Billy Batson, who becomes Shazam, an adult superhero, by saying the magic word “SHAZAM!” David F. Sandbergdirector of the first film will return to direct this new sequel.
Zechariah Levi will come back as Shazam while Angel Asher will continue to play Billy Batson, along with Jack Dylan Grazer as Freddy Freeman, Adam Brody as the superhero Freddy, Megan Well as the superhero Darla, Faith Herman as Darla Dudley and more familiar faces from the first film. The movie also added new cast members including Lucy Liu such as Kalypso, e Elena Mirren like Espera. The release date for Shazam! Fury of the Gods it is March 17, 2023.
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem”
An upcoming animated reboot superhero movie called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem is based on Kevin Eastmann And Peter Lairddrawn characters that will hit theaters soon on August 4, 2023.
There is currently no official synopsis for the film. However, the film will serve as the starting point for a new series of films that will focus on the TMNT’s most recognizable adversaries. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhemit is said to be directed by Jeff Row And Kyler Spearproduced and performed by Seth Rogen And Shamon Brown Jr.
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