Marvel Studios’ Updated Slate of Projects

Marvel Entertainment released its 3rd Quarter earnings for 2007 and included its updated Marvel Studios slate of projects. Here is what the company is developing.

Feature 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 and director engaged

Captain America, Marvel – Writer engaged

Thor, Marvel – Writer engaged

The Avengers, Marvel – Writer engaged

Licensed Marvel Character Feature Film Line-Up

Punisher 2, Lionsgate – Commenced principal photography, slated for 2008 release

X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Fox – Director engaged, slated for May 1, 2009 release

Marvel Character Animated TV Projects

Fantastic Four, Moonscoop SAS (France) – 26, 30-minute episodes; Running Internationally.

Spider-Man, Sony – In development; US distribution agreement with Kids’ WB for Spring 2008 release.

Wolverine and the X-Men, First Serve Toonz (India) – 26, 30-minute episodes in development; Fall 2008 release.

Iron Man, Method Films (France) – 26, 30-minute episodes in development; Fall 2008 release.

Hulk, TBD – In development.

Marvel Character Animated Direct-to-DVD Projects

Next Avengers, Lionsgate – Targeted July 2008 release

Hulk Smash, Lionsgate – Targeted October 2008 release

Thor, Lionsgate – Targeted April 2009 release

TBD, Lionsgate – Targeted September 2009 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 Video Game Releases (Release dates controlled by Publishing partner)

Sega, Iron Man – Targeted 2008

Sega, The Incredible Hulk – Targeted 2008

Source: Marvel Entertainment