Yet another Marvel Studios movie is about to be tossed out

HONG KONG, CHINA - 2019/07/28: American film production label owned by Disney, Marvel Studios, booth at Ani-Com & Games event in Hong Kong. (Photo by Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
HONG KONG, CHINA - 2019/07/28: American film production label owned by Disney, Marvel Studios, booth at Ani-Com & Games event in Hong Kong. (Photo by Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) /

Marvel Studios finds itself in the eye of yet another storm, this time with the fate of the Inhumans project hanging in the balance. From its origins as a 2017 series to swirling speculations about a potential reboot in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the journey of the Inhumans has been nothing short of turbulent.

Rumors of a film revival gained momentum, fueled by reports hinting at a reboot on Disney+. The idea of a fresh start for these characters sparked discussions, with hopes pinned on “getting it right this time.” Even Anson Mount, a star from a previous attempt, voiced his longing for a successful Inhumans revival at Dallas Fan Days, emphasizing the need for the “right home, tone, and vision.”

However, recent months have dealt harsh blows to these aspirations. As the MCU grapples with internal challenges, unfavorable headlines, and the ripple effects of Hollywood’s writer and acting strikes, the once-promising Inhumans film now stands on shaky ground. Marvel Studios, known for its recent rollercoaster journey in moviemaking, appears poised to shelve the project indefinitely.

Join us as we uncover the details of the film’s uncertain status and explore the latest updates in the ever-evolving MCU below.

What led to the Inhumans movie’s cancellation?

A recent Variety article sheds light on the troubling fate of Marvel Studios’ Inhumans, describing the once-promising project as now “dormant.” Several factors seem to contribute to this decision.

  • Past struggles: The Inhumans brand faced a rocky history, notably with the 2018 film-turned-TV series receiving scathing criticism and subsequent cancellation due to poor execution, disappointing effects, and a failure to resonate with fans and critics.
  • Broader impact: The failure of the Inhumans series seemed to ripple across other Marvel projects, such as Eternals, prompting cautious decisions to avoid any association with the tainted Inhumans brand within the MCU.
  • Studio challenges: Marvel Studios is grappling with broader challenges, including the underwhelming performance of The Marvels at the box office and the struggle to sustain an overwhelming volume of interconnected content for Disney+, leading to speculations of a shift away from the Inhumans brand.

People have different views on where the MCU is heading. Some think too much content is making audiences less interested, while others believe making strategic changes could make future Marvel projects more exciting.

As for the Inhumans in the MCU, we don’t know what will happen next. There are uncertainties about whether they might be brought back in some way or if there will be a complete makeover to improve the brand’s reputation. Until an official update is offered, we’ll have to sit tight.

Marvel Studios unveils latest MCU updates post Hollywood strikes

After the resolution of the Hollywood strikes, Marvel Studios has surged back into the limelight with a slew of exciting updates and news within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here’s a roundup of the latest news and updates:

Updated theatrical release schedule: Marvel Studios has revamped its theatrical release calendar, revealing new dates for highly anticipated movies:

  • Untitled Deadpool 3 Movie: Slated for release on July 26, 2024.
  • Captain America: Brave New World: Now pushed back to February 14, 2025.
  • Thunderbolts: Set for release on July 25, 2025.
  • Blade: Marked to hit theaters on November 7, 2025.

New comic book series debut:  January brings forth the launch of a fresh comic book series, Avengers: Twilight, featuring the inclusion of Ms. Marvel.

Emmy nominations: Marvel Studios garners acclaim with an impressive eight nominations in the Children’s and Family Emmy category!

New MCU addition: Kelsey Grammar is set to reprise his X-Men character Hank McCoy, also known as Beast, in the MCU following his cameo appearance in The Marvels. 

These updates showcase Marvel’s continued expansion and innovation, promising an exciting future for MCU enthusiasts!

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