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blackpanther-characterMARVEL Studios dropped some exciting announcements this past week; relating to their film slate going forward. Richard and Maurice got together for a lengthy discussion of the implications of the new slate of films and characters. Coupled with the Warner Bros/DC announcements, it’s looking to be some seriously exciting times for movie going geeks.

MARVEL announced…

  • Avengers: Age Of Ultron trailer and additional footage released. Film to release May 5, 2015 (April in Europe)
  • Ant-Man. Release date: July 17, 2015
  • Captain America: Civil War. Release date: May 6, 2016
  • Doctor Strange. Release date: November 4, 2016
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy 2. Release date: May 5, 2017
  • Thor: Ragnarok. Release date: July 28, 2017
  • Black Panther. Release date: November 3, 2017
  • Avengers: Infinity War – Part I. Release date: May 4, 2018
  • Captain Marvel. Release date: July 6, 2018
  • The Inhumans. Release date: November 2, 2018
  • Avengers: Infinity War – Part II. Release date: May 3, 2019

Footage shown to audience during announcement (and discussed during our podcast):

Clip #1 – Tony Stark (iron man) and Steve Rogers (captain america) have an argument.

Tony Stark and Steve Rogers are outdoors, chopping wood old fashioned like, with axes.

Stark: Thor didn’t say where he was going for answers?
Rogers: Sometimes my teammates don’t tell me things. Kind of hoping Thor would be the exception.
Stark: Yeah, give him time. We don’t know what the Maximov kid showed him.
Rogers: I don’t know what she showed you! I just know it made you do something stupid.

Rogers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.  Pulled us apart like cotton candy.
Stark: Seems like you walked away alright…
Rogers: Is that a problem?
Stark: I don’t trust a guy without a dark side…call me old fashioned.
Rogers: Well let’s just say you haven’t seen it yet.
Stark: Banner and I were doing research!
Rogers: That would affect the team!
Stark: That would end the team! Isn’t that the mission?
Stark: Isn’t that the why we fight? So, we can end the fight? So we get to go home?!

Rogers grabs a huge log and splits it in half with his bare hands. Never needed the axe.

Rogers: Every time someone tries to win a war before it starts, innocent people die. Every time.

Fade to black.

Avengers Infinity War teaser trailer.

Various images from Phase 1 and 2 movies are shown throughout this teaser, with emphasis on the various gems that have been found so far. See further down for which films the gems appear in.

Fury: Legend tells us one thing. History another.
Fury: Every now and then we find something that belongs to both.

Odin: There are relics that predate the universe itself.
Odin: Ancient forces of infinite destruction.
Thor: You have no idea what you are dealing with. This is beyond you.

Gamora: Why would you risk your life for this?
Starlord: Because right now, life is giving us a chance.

Stark: Whatever happens on earth….out there, that’s an end game.

THANOS’ gauntlet comes into view with all gems collected. Camera pulls out show THANOS is wearing the gauntlet. He makes a fist.
— pinky: purple gem (guardians of the galaxy)
— ring: red gem (thor dark world)
— middle: blue gem (thor,captain america,age of ultron)
— index: green (TBD, probably Doctor Strange)
— fist: white gem (TBD)

Titles come up.  Avengers: Infinity War

Part I and release date, then Part II and release date the following year.


Here are the various images and logos officially released by Marvel.

avengers_civil-war  blackpanther

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