To the great dismay of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) fans, the halt in production of the upcoming Blade movie starring Mahershala Ali has led to the postponement of other releases from the studio. Movies like Deadpool 3,  Avengers: Secret Wars, and Fantastic Four will now release later than their previously announced dates.

The fiasco began when Blade director Bassam Tariq decided to quit the production two weeks ago. Marvel is now looking for a new director to be attached to the project while behind-the-scene development continues.

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Here is a list of the movies (both Marvel and Disney productions) which have got affected due to the current situation and an estimate of when they are going to release:

Chevalier– Set to be released on April 27, 2023,

A Haunting in VeniceSeptember 15, 2023 confirmed as new release date.

Blade– Release set to shift from November 3, 2023 to September 6, 2024.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes- May 24, 2024 confirmed as release date.

Untitled Deadpool Movie: Release date postponed from September 6, 2024 to November 8, 2024.

Fantastic Four– Release postponed to February 14, 2025 from November 8, 2024.

Untitled Marvel Movie #1– February 14, 2025 release date now shifted to November 7, 2025.

Avengers: Secret Wars: Release date shifted from November 7, 2025 to May 1, 2026.

Untitled Marvel Movie #2: Removed from current schedule despite confirmation of May 1, 2026, as release date.

The postponement of this movies pushes back the beginning of MCU Phase 6. The new phase in Marvel’s cinematic oeuvre was set to commence with the release of Fantastic Four in 2024. However, as per the latest developments, Phase 6 is now set to begin in 2025.

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In the meantime, fans are gearing up for the release of Phase 5 of the MCU in 2023. This new phase will begin in 2023 with the release of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, which is set to release on February 17, 2023. Other films in this phase will be Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, The Marvels, Captain Marvel: New World Order, Thunderbolts, and Blade.