Marvel Studios has announced the release date of an Ant-Man sequel, delaying the planned release date of Captain Marvel. That’s right, the movie with two leads who had zero chemistry onscreen has bumped Marvel’s first female-led superhero movie.
The announcement changes the release of two films, Captain Marvel and Black Panther. Black Panther, originally scheduled for July 8, 2018, smack dab in the middle of the summer blockbuster season, is now set to release in March 2018. Captain Marvel, originally set for the holiday movie time frame of November 2018, now gets pushed to March 2019.
The press release focuses on the announcement of the Ant-Man sequel, Ant-Man and Wasp, and how it will mark the first Marvel Studios film named after a heroine. With 12 movies already released and another 5 in progress, that will mean 17 Marvel films and 10 years worth of movies before any of them even acknowledge a female hero in the title.
Wow, Marvel, great job.