Marvel Unveils Newly Revamped MCU Timeline

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Marvel Studios has been pushing out new projects at a wild rate ever since Marvel fans went 563 days without a movie or series amid the COVID-19 pandemic — until Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany’s WandaVision debuted in February 2021.

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Now, following the November 12, 2021 Disney+ debut of Simu Liu’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021), Marvel has unveiled a newly revamped version of the MCU timeline.

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Although the Disney+ timeline order is missing The Incredible Hulk (2008) and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man movies starring Tom Holland, Shang-Chi has been added directly after Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier series, which is set post-Avengers: Endgame (2019).

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The MCU order on Disney+ is now:

1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

2. Captain Marvel (2019)

3. Iron Man (2008)

4. Iron Man 2 (2010)

5. Thor (2011)

6. The Avengers (2012)

7. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

8. Iron Man 3 (2013)

9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

10. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

11. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

12. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

13. Ant-Man (2015)

14. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

5. Black Panther (2018)

16. Black Widow (2021)

17. Doctor Strange (2016)

18. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

19. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

20. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

21. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

22. Loki (2021)

23. What If…? (2021)

24. WandaVision (2021)

25. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

26. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

(L-R) Meng’er Zhang (Xialing), Simu Liu (Shang-Chi) and Awkwafina (Katy) in Marvel's Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
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Next up, Marvel movie fans can look forward to the conclusion of the MCU’s Spider-Man trilogy, Spider-Man: No Way Home, on December 17, 2021.

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2022 is also set to be a major year for the MCU, with projects like Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Secret Invasion, and Ms. Marvel all on the docket — though some Marvel Studios projects slated for next year were recently delayed.

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Recently, a number of Avengers franchise stars returned to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to voice their live-action characters in the animated series, What If…? Among these fan-favorites were Tom Hiddleston (Loki)Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury)Chris Hemsworth (Thor)Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/the Hulk)Josh Brolin (Thanos)Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter)Paul Rudd (Scott Lang/Ant-Man)Natalie Portman (Jane Foster), Michael Douglas (Dr. Hank Pym), Michael B. Jordan (Erik “Killmonger” Stevens)Jeremy Renner (Clint Barton/Hawkeye)Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier)Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Stephen Strange), and late actor Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther).

(L-R): Kingo (Kumail Nanjiani), Karun (Harish Patel), Ikaris (Richard Madden), Sprite (Lia McHugh), and Sersi (Gemma Chan) in Marvel Studios' ETERNALS. Photo by Sophie Mutevelian. © 2021 Marvel Studios. All Rights Reserved.
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Marvel’s latest movie, Eternals, is currently in theaters.

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