Marvel Entertainment’s Upcoming Slate

Marvel Entertainment reported its second quarter earnings this morning for 2007 and, as usual, included the company’s upcoming slate of projects. Here’s the movies, TV shows, DVDs, musical and games in the works:

Licensed Marvel Character Feature Film Line-Up

Wolverine, Fox – Director engaged (Gavin Hood)

Punisher 2, Lionsgate – Director (Lexi Alexander) and lead actor engaged (Ray Stevenson)

Film Projects Being Developed by Marvel – partial list

Iron Man, Marvel – Completed principal photography; May 2, 2008 release

The Incredible Hulk, Marvel – Commenced principal photography; June 13, 2008 release

Ant-Man, Marvel – Writer (Edward Wright, Joe Cornish) and director (Edgar Wright) engaged

Captain America, Marvel – Writer engaged (David Self)

Nick Fury, Marvel – Writer engaged (Andrew Marlowe)

Thor, Marvel – Writer engaged (Mark Protosevich)

The Avengers, Marvel – Writer engaged (Zak Penn)

Marvel Character Animated TV Projects

“Spider-Man,” Sony – In development; US distribution agreement with Kids’ WB

“Wolverine and the X-Men,” First Serve Toonz (India) – 26, 30 minute episodes in development

“Iron Man,” Method Films (France) 26, 30 minute episodes in development

Marvel Character Animated Direct-to-DVD Projects

Doctor Strange, Lionsgate – August 14, 2007 release

Teen Avengers, Lionsgate – Targeted July 2008 release

Hulk Smash, Lionsgate – Targeted October 2008 release

Marvel Character Live Stage Projects

“Spider-Man the Musical,” Hello Entertainment/David Garfinkle, Martin McCallum, Marvel Entertainment, Sony Pictures Entertainment – In development/opening date to be determined; Julie Taymor director; music & lyrics by U2’s Bono and The Edge

Marvel 2008 Video Game Releases (Release dates controlled by Publishing partner)

“Iron Man,” Sega – Targeted 2008

“The Incredible Hulk,” Sega – Targeted 2008

Source: Marvel Entertainment, Inc.