Marvel Plans Through 2028; ‘Guardians’ and ‘Ultron’ Spin-Offs Possible

While Kevin Feige has things mapped out for the next 14 years, anything can happen including a Rocket Raccoon or Scarlet Witch solo movie.
While Kevin Feige has things mapped out for the next 14 years, anything can happen including a Rocket Raccoon or Scarlet Witch solo movie.

While Marvel Studios head honcho and producer Kevin Feige had previously teased that Marvel movies were planned through 2021, its now revealed that the studio actually has things plotted out all the way through 2028. And that may include spin-offs for both Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron.

The spin-off movies may follow one of the main characters in Guardians of the Galaxy depending on how well they, and the movie, are received. This means we might see a solo adventure for Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper) and Groot (Vin Diesel), Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista), Gamora (Zoe Saldana) or Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) himself. It is also possible that we will see a Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor) solo movie, with Vision and Scarlet Witch a huge possibility.

The report comes from Business Week, who landed a quote from Disney CEO Bob Iger.

Much of Marvel's success can be attributed to Kevin Feige. He has a special understanding of comics, fans, superheroes, and narrative. He concedes that Marvel won't recover the film rights to Spider-Man or the X-Men anytime soon but says Marvel has something more valuable: a universe of thousands of characters it controls entirely. That means Kevin Feige can produce an unlimited number of films with interweaving story lines and characters, creating a vast audience for almost any Marvel movie. People might show up for Marvel's The Avengers, meet the Black Widow, and come back for her movie, too. There's a map of films reaching far into the next decade on the wall of Kevin Feige's office.

"It's like looking through the Hubble telescope. You go, 'What's happening back there? I can sort of see it,'? They printed out a new one recently that went to 2028."

Kevin Feige's overall plan is one that exists as an outline, and will continually shift and change depending on audiences tastes and want for a certain character.

About the solo movies being planned, this is the excerpt which explains the motive behind it.

Bob Iger would like to replicate the success of Marvel's The Avengers with other Marvel teams. He says Marvel could potentially spin off members of the Guardians of the Galaxy, which include Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Groot, and Rocket Raccoon, in their own features....Bob Iger and Alan Horn, chairman of Walt Disney Studios, recently met with the Marvel team to talk about new heroes who will be introduced in Avengers: Age of Ultron and could be spun off in their own films as well. Bob Iger declines to name them.

"The possibilities are endless."

To read the entire expansive article, which delves deep in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (including a conversation between Kevin Feige and director James Gunn that comes direct from the Guardians of the Galaxy editing room and may, or may not, involve Thanos floating in space): Click Here!

What are your thoughts on this? Do you have a Guardians of the Galaxy or Avengers: Age of Ultron character you want to see spun-off into their own movie?

Avengers: Age of Ultron comes to theaters May 1st, 2015 and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Elizabeth Olsen, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Cobie Smulders, Jeremy Renner. The film is directed by Joss Whedon.

Guardians of the Galaxy was released August 1st, 2014 and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan. The film is directed by James Gunn.

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  1. Writer220

    this universes Dead Pool, not Fox's

    11 months agoby @writer220Flag

  2. Sean

    @writer220 What role would you want to play ?

    11 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  3. Writer220

    @themoviefanatic I've been acting on and off for the past 6 years, one day I may end up in one of the marvel films.

    11 months agoby @writer220Flag

  4. Sean

    @writer220 What do you mean exactly ?

    11 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  5. Ghostman

    @bawnian-dexeus they were able to in Pahase I. The Incredible Hulk didn't perform as well at the box office, and Marvel fixed that.

    Anyhow, it should be interesting watching this universe evolved over a twenty year history and see how much it has changed since 2008.

    11 months agoby @ghostmanFlag

  6. Writer220

    I might end up in one of them one day.

    11 months agoby @writer220Flag

  7. Sean

    An Ultron spin-off movie? I'd definitely like to see that!

    11 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  8. ejk1

    @superman81 Not necessarily. All along I've said that Ultron in A2 is a time traveler. If that's the case, then they can bring him back as Pym/Stark are creating him to help fight Thanos or another villain.

    11 months agoby @ejk1Flag

  9. TheDude1

    @bawnian-dexeus But that is not true. That profit from other films is use up right away on other projects.

    11 months agoby @thedude1Flag

  10. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @thedude1 Of which is in plenty supply.

    11 months agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  11. TheDude1

    @bawnian-dexeus Affording it means nothing. They still lose money, and the name of the game is to make it.

    11 months agoby @thedude1Flag

  12. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @thedude1 But they can afford it, of which they wouldn't have been able to in phase 1.

    11 months agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  13. TheDude1

    @bawnian-dexeus Well, a flop is a flop, and that is not good. Especially for a new leg of the Marvel Universe.

    11 months agoby @thedude1Flag

  14. Superman81

    My only problem with GoG was Batista. He just isn't a very good actor and he is already near 50. Hard to see him playing Drax in 2028. Also if they are planning more Ultron movies doesn't that kind of spoil A2?

    11 months agoby @superman81Flag

  15. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @therealGoku Pretty sure if the general public praises them in the same light ,they'll do fine. I may not have liked the first trailer, but 90% of the people did, so it is a good sign.

    11 months agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  16. The Real Goku

    @bawnian-dexeus I don't think anything will be wrong with the movie or will have things that need to be "fixed" I just know these characters don't get the same exposure as Iron man or captain America. So they just need to right amount of attention. That's all

    11 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  17. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @therealGoku True, but they can afford a flop and fix any issues if they plan on sticking with those characters. If not, they can be replaced.

    11 months agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  18. The Real Goku

    How about we focus on right now & marketing? I'm excited to see GOG but it has the potential to flop if not advertised correctly

    11 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  19. Junior Roberts

    Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!!!

    11 months agoby @junior-robertsFlag

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