Captain Marvel 2 to ‘set up Avengers 5’ with Captain America: Civil War-style film

Jacob Stolworthy
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Picture: Marvel
Picture: Marvel

The sequel to Captain Marvel will reportedly set up a new Avengers film.

Last month, the studio officially announced a follow-up for Brie Larson’s character, and it’s now being suggested that it will feature a large array of superhero characters much in the same way Captain America: Civil War did.

According to MCU Cosmic, Larson’s Captain Marvel is said to be in line to become the new leader of the supergroup following the death of Iron Man and the departure of Captain America in Avengers: Endgame.

This would mean that the sequel would waste no time in reintroducing the characters who will be pivotal in future films – Thor, Spider-Man and the Guardians – as well bringing in the newcomers, including Shang-Chi and the Eternals crew.

Whether this includes the X-Men, whose arrival has been teased as early as 2011’s Thor: The Dark World, remains to be seen.

But, with Danvers leading the charge, it would make sense for her next film to be focused on putting the players in the right place for a future Avengers outing.

It’s unknown who will direct both Captain Marvel 2 or a fifth Avengers film, although MCU Cosmic notes that Spider-Man‘s Jon Watts is being eyed to lead the heroes into a future phase.

Find the new release dates for all of Marvel’s phase Four films here.

Captain Marvel 2 will be released in cinemas on 8 July 2022.

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