December 1, 2023

Like magic, the SAG-AFTRA strike concluded simply in time for The Marvels premiere. After all, there’s no connection between the strike and Marvel’s last MCU film of the 12 months.

Nevertheless, the previous lets Marvel restart work on Deadpool 3 and the long run films and TV exhibits that may result in the Avengers adventures of the Multiverse Saga. As for The Marvels, it advances the arcs of three of the Earth’s mightiest heroes whereas additionally delivering a couple of thrilling developments within the post-credits scenes for the overarching story.

Particularly, The Marvels‘ post-credits scenes assist hyperlink the film to 2 essential developments we’re about to witness as we head to Avengers: Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars. I’ll clarify each of them, however know that large spoilers comply with beneath. And this time round, I’ll tackle confirmed leaks, as The Marvels has began enjoying in early previews on Wednesday night time in some areas.

Like lots of the earlier Part 4 and 5 films, The Marvels plot and credit scenes leaked properly earlier than the movie’s premiere. The promo trailers that Marvel launched solely helped verify these leaks.

Marvel did alter one in every of The Marvels credit scenes just lately. However even these modifications leaked. Reviews teased two mind-blowing cameos for the scene, and it seems to be just like the leaks are correct. I can’t present hyperlinks to leaked footage, however these of you who know their means on social media could have no drawback discovering them.

The Younger Avengers

A plot leak mentioned that The Marvels will tease the formation of the Younger Avengers. In spite of everything, numerous rumors mentioned previously that Marvel was engaged on a Younger Avengers film or TV present. I’ve usually defined how the superpowered youngsters have been teased or launched by way of the varied Part 4 and 5 initiatives that Marvel completed thus far.

Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) is without doubt one of the most outstanding younger superheroes within the MCU. She’s additionally one of many three protagonists in The Marvels; Ms. Marvel may be instrumental in assembling the primary Younger Avengers groups.

The Marvels ends along with her displaying up on the residence of Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), very like Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) would seem within the Infinity Saga credit tags.

Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) in The Marvels trailer 2. Picture supply: Marvel Studios

Ms. Marvel talks to Hawkeye’s substitute and asks Kate if she is aware of Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) has a daughter. She’s referring to Cassie (Kathryn Newton), whom we final noticed in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

It certain seems to be like Ms. Marvel has discovered a factor or two from Fury. Or that, at the least, she accessed his recordsdata to be taught extra about younger superheroes.

This The Marvels credit scene virtually units up the Younger Avengers group. However we do not know after we’ll see them in motion.

The X-Males reappear within the MCU

Kamala may be the primary mutant of the MCU, however there’s no label for such people on this actuality. Nevertheless, we did see X-Males in a earlier Marvel film. That’s Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity, after all, the place Professor X (Patrick Stewart) confirmed up and promptly died.

Additionally, we knew from the second Deadpool 3 was introduced that Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) would be a part of Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) on this one. These are two different highly effective X-Males members from the Fox universe becoming a member of the MCU.

With that in thoughts, The Marvels virtually confirms that the X-Males are coming to the MCU in Phases 5 and 6. And it’s all occurring earlier than Kang Dynasty and Secret Wars.

The Marvels has two superb cameos within the credit scene that noticed last-minute modifications. Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) is stranded in an alternate actuality after stopping an incursion. That’s when two realities collide, probably resulting in the destruction of each timelines.

Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) in The Marvels trailer 2 - Is that an incursion?
Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) in The Marvels trailer 2 – Is that an incursion? Picture supply: Marvel Studios

To save lots of the principle MCU actuality, she needed to keep behind within the different one. Monica wakes up in a medical facility that occurs to be a part of the X-Males mansion. She’s not shocked to see that, as she has no concept what the X-Males are.

However she’s definitely shocked to see the 2 individuals caring for her. Certainly one of her is a model of Captain Marvel, Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch). This Maria by no means had a child, so she will’t acknowledge the grown-up Monica.

Extra puzzlingly, there’s a beast of a creature delivering the unhealthy information to Monica. That’s really Kelsey Grammer’s Beast from Fox’s X-Males films. Amongst different issues, he tells them that he has to report again to Charles. Meaning Professor X of this actuality hasn’t simply died by the hands of Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen). Both that, or we’re a scene that predates the occasions in Multiverse of Insanity.

Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) looking up at someone in The Marvels promo clip.
Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) trying up at somebody in The Marvels promo clip. Picture supply: YouTube

I’ll level out that Maria has a special go well with from the one we noticed in Physician Unusual 2. As a reminder, that Captain Marvel might need died, identical to Charles, as they had been preventing Wanda.

As thrilling because the Younger Avengers teaser may be, I believe The Marvels teasing the outdated X-Males’s arrival within the MCU is essentially the most attention-grabbing credit scene of the sequel. With that in thoughts, Deadpool 3 can’t come quickly sufficient. Hopefully, Marvel can restart taking pictures quickly now that each strikes are over.