Marvel's Phase 3 kicks off in May 2016 with Captain America: Civil War and producer Kevin Feige recently dished out some interesting details on their upcoming superhero flicks — Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Thor: Ragnarok.
The Guardians of the Galaxy sequel starts filming in February 2016 and Feige reveals that just like The Avengers, fans can expect the Guardians' roster to expand. "There've been many different incarnations of the Guardians over the years in the comics and we'll catch a glimpse of additions over the course of the movie," he told Empire magazine in a recent interview. (via ComicBookMovie)
The Guardians 2 villain is still a mystery but Feige confirmed that fans will not get to see Thanos as the antagonist. "I wouldn't look too hard in that movie for Thanos," he said, before reassuring that we'll eventually see the supervillain in action. "The next time we see Thanos he will not be messing around. It will be, 'Oh, that's why they've been teasing this villain for five years'!"
Talking about Thor 3, Feige explained that the film's sub-title Ragnarok doesn't necessary imply that it's about the end of Asgard or the Norse apocalyptic end of the world.
"I don't think people will read into that title alone [regarding] what the movie's going to be," he said. "It's going to be, perhaps, as totally different from the two prior Thor movies as Winter Soldier was from the first Captain America."
"We want to take it to new places, we've got new characters that will show how big we're swinging on this. And we have a Hulk," Feige added. The Marvel Studios head honcho also confirmed that unlike the earlier two films which featured a lot of Earth as the setting, Thor 3 will be set mostly "within the cosmos".