Marvel Cinematic Universe on SDCC 2022 live blog: Follow the mega panel


The official logo for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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Hi there! Welcome to Slice Mag’s Marvel live blog, where we’ll follow along with Marvel President Kevin Feige as he reveals what’s next for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, live from Hall H at San Diego Comic Con in 2022.

It all starts at 1AM UK time, or 5PM in sunny Los Angeles, but the excitement is already mounting…

We can certainly expect some announcements from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, star Chris Pratt is on the way, so expect something, hopefully a first trailer…

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Comic Con has been in full swing since Thursday and there have already been some real highlights. Yesterday we got another Lord Of The Rings trailer for Prime Video’s megabucks TV series The Rings Of Power, which teased a good take on the original big bad Sauron. You can see exactly where the $465 million it cost to make the series went:

And a first look at the fourth episode of John Wick, which looks very special indeed.

Earlier today, we got the chance to see the first trailer for Shazam! Fury Of The Gods, which you can read more about here.

And Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson kicks all kinds of asses in Black Adam.

What are we hoping for from the panel? As well as a look at Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3?

And, on the TV side, might we get a sneak peek at Secret Invasion of Loki season 2? We should be getting something from She-Hulk since it’s less than a month away now…

But what will be the surprises? Can we get some details on Deadpool 3? A reboot for X-Men? And will we finally find out who the new Fantastic Four will be?

Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth in Fox's Deadpool Movie

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While we wait for all of this to kick in, Netflix has released a new trailer for The Sandman.

We weren’t convinced by the show’s first trailer. We are now.

Previously, Warner Bros. a look at their film slate. While it was fun to see Black Adam and Shazam! seeing the lack of anything on Aquaman, The Flash, The Batman or Wonder Woman felt quite disappointing.

Also, rumors that Henry Cavill would appear to finally map out what’s next for Superman turned out to be unfounded…

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The news begins to trickle in. Andy Park, Director of Visual Development at Marvel Studios, has unveiled a first poster for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

Kang looms in the background, played by Jonathan Majors of Lovecraft Country. Also known as Kang the Conqueror, a time traveler who is out to master history and has come into conflict with several Marvel heroes throughout his comic book history.

Could this mean a trailer? Who knows? Let’s hope.

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Yesterday, Marvel’s animated arm offered a few things. There were announcements about the second and THIRD seasons of What If…?, as attendees got their first look at X-Men ’97, Marvel Zombies and Spider-Man: Freshman Year.

You can read all about it here.

We also got to see the adorable first trailer for Guardians spin-off I Am Groot, out next month.

Need a refresher on Marvel’s Phase 4 for the panel?

We’ve got you covered.

Still half an hour to go.

If you want to pick me up a bit, relive the moment the Black Panther cast first saw footage from the film at Comic Con in 2017. It’s an absolute tonic.

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10 minutes to go. Let’s relive the last seconds of last year’s event.

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Almost there now. Last call for predictions. Will we see Mahershala Ali’s Blade? A first look at The Marvels? We wait and see…

A shocked Captain Marvel looks around Kamala Khan's room after they swap places in the end credits scene of Ms. Marvel Episode 6

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It’s finally time. We’ve got a sizzle reel to get things going, featuring stories from the late great Stan Lee. We miss you Stan.

Stan Lee does the Spider-Man pose

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And here he is! The man himself, Kevin Feige, ready to roll.

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Feige repeats phase 4, which ends later this year with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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Phase 4 is over. Long live phase 4. Now on to phase 5 and a brand new set of release dates.

We have a title for the fourth Captain America, it’s Captain America: New World Order, which is coming in May 2024.

A new Daredevil series! Daredevil: Born Again, coming to Disney Plus in Spring 2024.

And Kathryn Hahn will impress again in the winter of 2023 in Agatha: Coven of Chaos.

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After a few rumors that it might not meet its planned 2023 release date, it looks like Blade is on track for fall 2023

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The good things keep coming! A brand new trailer for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law has arrived!

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More news on Daredevil: Born Again, Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio are both returning for the new season.

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It’s already Matt Murdock’s second performance of the night, have you seen him in the She-Hulk trailer?

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More big news. Thunderbolts will be the final act of Marvel’s Phase 5. Coming in the summer of 2024.

If rumors are to be believed, Thunderbolts will be a team between Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova, Sebastien Stan’s Winter Soldier, Daniel Brühl’s Baron Zemo, Olga Kurylenko’s Taskmaster, Hannah John-Kamen’s Ghost, Wyatt Russell’s US Agent and Tim Roth’s Abomination.

Will that be confirmed today?

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The lucky folks in Hall H have just been treated to the first Secret Invasion trailer. It doesn’t look like we’ll be seeing it, but star Cobie Smulders, who returns as Maria Hill, has told audiences that this is “…a darker show. It’s going to be a thrilling thriller. You’ll never know who.” are people.”

In addition to the return of Nick Fury of Hill and Samuel L. Jackson, the trailer also features an appearance from Don Cheadle’s War Machine.

Show us that damn thing!

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The public will now see some footage from Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. Paul Rudd and the cast have been on stage for a chat and have said they will be spending a lot of time in the quantum realm.

They have also confirmed that the one and only Bill Murray has a key role.

Life in the water

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Now James Gunn is talking all about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Sadly, this will be the end of his adventures with the gang in the MCU.

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The Hall H audience just got a teaser for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.3, but unfortunately we won’t be doing that.

The footage shows Gamora as the head of the Ravagers, an origin story for Rocket Raccoon, and a first look at Will Poulter’s villain Adam Warlock.

Thor talks to Star Lord before the duo split in the Marvel movie Thor: Love and Thunder

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A few new cast additions for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3, Chukwudi Iwuji, best known for his role in the BBC’s outstanding drama, The Split, stars as the High Evolutionary, and Borats Maria Bakalova stars as Cosmo. To the uninitiated, Cosmo is a space dog. This should be fun…

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