Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a multimedia superhero franchise that began in 2008 with Paramount's Iron Man starring Robert Downey Jr. The franchise quickly grew in popularity, with Disney eventually buying out Marvel Entertainment in 2009. The MCU consists of dozens of movies and TV shows, most notably Avengers: Endgame, WandaVision, and Loki.

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Created by
Kevin Feige
First Film
Iron Man
First TV Show
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


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Loki (2021)
Loki Season 2 Is Literally A Snake Eating Its Own Tail

Loki season 2 producer Kevin Wright reveals that the season has a snake eating its own tail structure, which is a big clue on how it may end.

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Spider-Man, Iron Man & Captain America TikTok Video Is The Avengers Tower Scene We Actually Wanted

The MCU was lacking more interactions between heroes in Avengers Tower, and a new Captain America, Iron Man, and Spider-Man video makes that clear.

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Loki (2021)
Loki Season 2 Has Yet To Show "The Definitive Kang", Teases MCU Show Director

Exclusive: Director Dan DeLeeuw teases that Loki season 2 has yet to show the "definitive" version of Kang as one variant nears his premiere.

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The Marvels Is Introducing A Brand New Infinity Stone Replacement According To New MCU Fan Theory

A new theory suggests that Marvel Studios may introduce a powerful and unexpected replacement for the Infinity Stones in 2023's upcoming The Marvels.

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Recasting Iron Man For The MCU Reboot

Robert Downey Jr. is synonymous with Tony Stark/Iron Man, but with the MCU possibly heading for a soft reboot, the role will need to be filled.

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The MCU Reboot Bombshell Is The Perfect Answer To Marvel's 4 Year X-Men Problem

Recent speculation suggests that the MCU may be rebooting following Avengers: Secret Wars, which could be great news for the MCU's upcoming X-Men.

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Marvel Is Already Paying Off The Best Kang Theory For Avengers 6

Loki season 2 is setting up a great solution to the MCU’s Kang problem, with a surprising character possibly leading to his defeat in Avengers 6.

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"Everyone's Gonna Love This": Why Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania's Bad Reviews Shocked Marvel

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania fell short of expectations, and Marvel Studios was reportedly shocked by the movie's negative reviews.

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Sony Blocked Marvel's Original Spider-Man: No Way Home Villain To Protect An Upcoming Movie

Spider-Man: No Way Home featured several iconic multiverse villains, but the movie was blocked from using the one foe it originally planned to use.

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20 Best Hulk Quotes From The MCU

In his many appearances in the MCU, both Bruce Banner and Hulk have had some incredibly quotable moments. Here are some of their standout lines.

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Loki (2021)
Loki Season 2’s Cut Characters Prove The MCU Is Still Wrangling With The Same Problem 9 Years On

Loki writer has revealed that Marvel Studios stopped certain characters from appearing in the Phase 5 series, continuing an MCU problem from 2014.

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The X-Men's MCU Debut Makes A Forgotten Marvel Team's Return Far Less Likely

With the X-Men set to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the not-so-distant future, a forgotten Marvel team's return gets even harder.

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Loki (2021)
Loki Season 2 Finally Reverses The 2-Year-Old Mistake That Stole Hiddleston's Edge

After two years, Marvel Studios finally gives back Loki his most interesting character, and it's good news for the MCU Multiverse Saga's future.

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Black Panther’s Inaccurate Museum Heist Deconstructed By Art Thief Experts

Black Panther's early museum heist scene featuring Klaue and Erik Killmonger has been deconstructed by art thief experts who called in inaccurate.

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Endgame Sabotaged Marvel’s Only Real Chance At Getting Thanos Back In The MCU

Avengers: Endgame's handling of Thanos has effectively killed off any chance of bringing the Mad Titan back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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The MCU's Iron Man Replacement Gets A Bold New Super Suit In Vibrant Fan Poster

While Iron Man might be gone, Tony Stark's legacy lives on, and the Avenger's MCU replacement dons an exciting super suit in a stunning fan poster.

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Marvel Secretly Introduced A Way To Bring Thanos Back To The MCU After Phase 6

Though the Infinity Saga and Thanos' reign are over, there is a way for him to return beyond Phase 6 thanks to a recent MCU twist reveal.

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Captain Marvel Is Behind The 13-Year-Old Cancellation Of An MCU Show

Captain Marvel and Jessica Jones are both major MCU characters, but they both could have made their debuts much sooner than they did.

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Thor & Loki's MCU Reunion Imagined In Vibrant Thor 5 Art

New fan art imagins a potential storyline for Marvel Studios' rumored Thor 5, which would see Thor and Loki reunite in the MCU's future.

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Loki (2021)
Marvel Just Made 1 Of Loki's MCU Powers Even More Powerful

One of Loki's powers has been upgraded in Loki season 2, episode 2, elevating his sorcerer abilities to an even higher level in the MCU.

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