Though he usually prefers to stay in the background overseeing the movies and making decisions on characters, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige is sometimes called upon to do press. In a new profile of the executive, he’s revealed a few nuggets about the company’s upcoming plans.
Naturally, Feige is keen to keep spoilers to a minimum, but when Bloomberg Businessweek’s reporter notices a map of planned future Marvel movies, the famous far-reaching plan for Feige and co comes to light again.
“It’s like looking through the Hubble telescope. You go, ‘What’s happening back there? I can sort of see it,’” says Feige. “They printed out a new one recently that went to 2028.” Nothing is said about the movies further in the distance, but we know that named films are planned at least through 2016 with a third Captain America adventure.
There have been several new characters rumoured to be joining the onscreen ranks, with Doctor Strange’s named dropped in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and others set for the small screen via Netflix’s Defenders series. Plus there are the sequels to the existing heroes, with Thor likely to score another film and, in the Feige profile, a reference to potential Guardians Of The Galaxy spin-offs should the movie be successful and new characters in Avengers: Age Of Ultron being primed for potential standalone adventures. There's more within the piece itself so check it out – but beware minor spoilers.