On Saturday in Hall H of the Comic Con gathering in San Diego, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige triumphantly arrived to tell a packed audience of fanboys, comic geeks and schlock-lovers that the future of the blockbuster is still firmly in the hands of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

Feige’s announcement of phase four of the Disney-owned behemoth’s planned films for the coming two years featured appearances by Oscar winners Natalie Portman and Angelina Jolie and left most fans assured that, while the rest of Hollywood searches for uncertain sure things to keep shareholders happy, Disney and Marvel are still firmly in control of the future of the movies for the next few years...

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