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Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a multimedia superhero franchise that began in 2008 with Paramount's Iron Man starring Robert Downey Jr. The franchise quickly grew in popularity, with Disney eventually buying out Marvel Entertainment in 2009. The MCU consists of dozens of movies and TV shows, most notably Avengers: Endgame, WandaVision, and Loki.

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Marvel Cinematic Universe

Created by
Kevin Feige
First Film
Iron Man
First TV Show
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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The MCU has some heartbreaking and shocking scenes, but one, that's only 10 seconds long, is the most horrifying one in the MCU's history so far.

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Loki (2021)
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Having been teased in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Victor Timely is set to fully debut in Loki Season 2 as a key variant of Kang the Conqueror.

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield explains what Guardians of the Galaxy 3 got wrong about Star-Lord almost dying in space, revealing what would really happen.

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Ironheart
Iron Man's MCU Replacement Breaks The Oldest Origin Tradition

Iron Man's legacy hero in the MCU has one distinct difference from the MCU's original armored hero, which could be great news for Phase 5 and beyond.

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How Old The MCU Spider-Man Cast Is Compared To Their Teenage Characters

High school-set movies rarely cast high school-aged actors as teenage characters, and the MCU's Spider-Man films have been no exception.

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Deadpool 3's Biggest Risk Officially Resolved For When Filming Restarts

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Marvel's Echo (TV Series)
Echo: Cast, Story Details, & Everything We Know

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Marvel Studios' Deadpool 3 is expected to feature many cameos from Fox's X-Men franchise, but one character could be recast in a hilarious twist.

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Loki (2021)
Deleted Loki Scene Finally Reveals Full Footage Of Chris Hemsworth's Weirdest MCU Cameo

Chris Hemsworth's weird MCU cameo as a Thor variant in Disney+'s Loki season 1 was mostly cut, but the deleted scene has now been released.

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