Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. help Marvel reveal their next slate of films
Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. appeared on stage on Tuesday to help Marvel reveal their next slate of films up to 2019.

The announcement included confirmation that Marvel will make the first comic book films featuring black and female leads.


Black Panther will star Chadwick Boseman as the young man named T'Challa who earned the title of Black Panther by defeating the various champions of the Wakandan tribe, and will be released in November 2017.

Robert took to Twitter to introduce Chadwick, revealing: The universe is now even larger. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome Black Panther..."


Captain Marvel will be released in July 2018, although no-one has yet been announced to take on the role. It is thought that this Captain Marvel will be Carol Danvers, the first woman to become Captain Marvel in the comics.

Also revealed was the news that the third Captain America film will star Chris and Robert and will be titled Captain America: Civil War, while Doctor Strange, rumoured to be starring Benedict Cumberbatch will be released in November 2016.

The surprise hit film of 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy will also be receiving a not-surprising sequel, out in May 2017, while Thor: Ragnarok will return with both Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston as Thor and Loki.


The third Thor film will reportedly follow the events of The Avengers: Age of Ultron, out next year, and head of Marvel, Kevin Feige, rounded off the announcement with the news that the third Avengers film will be split into two films, and titled The Avengers: Infinity War.

Part one will be released in 2018 and part two in 2019.

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