Upcoming Superhero Movies Releasing in 2021

In 2020 we saw very few superhero films due to the global Pandemic, resulting in the delaying of several movies to 2021. But now because the items are getting back to normal, All the big players are ready to Jump back and prepared to showcase all the upcoming superhero films to please their lovers again. 2021 is looking considerably more packed with 2020 with sequels, standalone, and new faces making themselves seen and heard over the next six months. Some films like Snyder cut, Wonderwoman proves that people are only too excited for movies as before Pandemic. Beyond this, some of the most anticipated upcoming superhero movies lie in wait in 2022: The Batman, a Spider-Verse sequel, and Thor: Love and Thunder are right around the corner. So, start planning out your spandex-centric cinema plans with our guide to brand new superhero films.

Let’s look what are the upcpming Superhero movies that are set to release in 2021 –

Black Widow

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Release Date : July 9, 2021

Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour, O-T Fagbenle, and Florence Pugh Ray Winstone. 

A standalone Black Widow movie has been requested by fans for a really long time, and Marvel Studios finally pulled the trigger, locking in this past-set standalone film as the first film of the MCU’s Phase Four. Scarlett Johansson handpicked indie filmmaker Cate Shortland to direct after a thorough search. Florence Pugh plays Yelena, who comics fans understand as a personality who eventually takes on the mantle of Dark Widow, while David Harbour plays with Red Guardian, the USSR equal of Captain America.

The movie was initially scheduled to be published on May 1, 2020, but has been pushed since the COVID-19 shutdown. It will now be published on theatres and on Disney+ (for a premium price as part of the Premier Access tier) on precisely the exact same day. The runtime has been revealed, hinting that perhaps things are staying put. Viewers will have a solid 133 moments of Marvel actions awaiting you this July.

Suicide Squad

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Release Date : August 4, 2021

Cast: Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Idris Elba, Nathan Fillion, and Taika Waititi

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Warner Bros. tapped former Guardians of the Galaxy 3 filmmaker James Gunn to write a script from scratch and guide. Indeed, months after it was announced that Gunn will be directing this R-rated film, which is titled The Suicide Squad and can be more of a reboot compared to a sequel (Gunn says you don’t have to have seen Ayer’s movie to accompany his). Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, and Joel Kinnaman all reprise their roles from the first film and Idris Elba plays Bloodsport. Furthermore, David Dastmalchian is Polka Dot Man, Daniela Melchior is Ratcatcher, John Cena is Peacekeeper, and Sylvester Stallone is voicing King Shark. Filming started in September 2019 and wrapped in February 2020.


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Release Date: September 3, 2021

Cast: Simu Liu , Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Fala Chen, Meng’er Zhang, Florian Munteanu, Ronny Chieng.

With Shang-Chi, Marvel unveils its first superhero movie with an  Asian lead. The film relies on a comics character created in the early 1970s by writer Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin and was born from Marvel Comics’ desire to acquire the rights to the TV series Kung Fu, which they were denied. Instead, they acquired the rights to the villain Fu Manchu and made Shang-Chi as a son of Fu Manchu. From the comic books, Shang-Chi was raised and educated by his dad in martial arts, but if he discovered his father was really evil, he turned against him. Marvel filled out the ensemble with a largely Asian cast, looking towards Black Panther for a template for how this type of film ought to be put together. Short Term 12 director Destin Daniel Cretton won the leading gig over other candidates that included Alan Yang (Master of None) and Deborah Chow (The Mandarin).

The story finds Shang-Chi with turned his back on his father, The Mandarin, just to now must confront him and his offenses 10 years after his self-imposed exile. The movie was originally scheduled to be released in February 2021 but was pushed since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage

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Release Date: September 17, 2021

Cast: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, and Stephen Graham.

What We Know So Far: This is Venom 2. The very first Venom premiered on this exact same weekend in October and has grossed around $800 million worldwide, which is kind of insane. So this is one superhero film whose post-credits sequence doesn’t appear to have been for naught, as we’ll see Woody Harrelson’s Carnage front and center in this follow-up alongside Naomie Harris as villain Shriek.

The movie was initially scheduled to be published on October 2, 2020, but was pushed due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

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Release date: October 22, 2021

Cast: Samara Weaving, Henry Golding, Úrsula Corberó, Andrew Koji, Iko Uwais, Peter Mensah, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Simon Chin, Steven Allerick, Samuel Finzi, Calum Dench, Shota Kakibata, Eri Ishida, Nicholas Dohy.

Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Skydance have released the first trailer, poster, and graphics from its coming Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, an action spin-off from the G.I. Joe franchise.

The movie, set to bow July 23, stars Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, a tenacious loner who’s welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan known as the Arashikage after saving the life of the heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teaches Snake Eyes the ways of the ninja warrior, while also providing something he has been longing for: a house.

But when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes’ honor and allegiance are going to be analyzed — even if that means losing the trust of those nearest to him. Based on the iconic G.I. Joe personality, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins also stars Andrew Koji as Storm Shadow, Úrsula Corberó as The Baroness, Samara Weaving as Scarlett, Haruka Abe as Akiko, Tahehiro Hira as Kenta, and Iko Uwais as Hard Master.


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Release Date: November 5, 2021

Cast: Gemma Chan as Sersi, Richard Madden as Ikaris, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, Lauren Ridloff as Makkari, Brian Tyree Henry as Phaistos, Salma Hayek as Ajak, Lia McHugh as Sprite, Don Lee as Gilgamesh, Barry Keoghan as Drug, Bundle Harington as Dane Whitman, and Angelina Jolie as Thena.

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Eternals relies on a comics series created by Jack Kirby and revolves around a group of superpowered and almost immortal beings. Marvel enlisted Oscar-winning Nomadland manager Chloe Zhao to take the helm and then assembled a tremendous A-list outfit. Not only is the movie anticipated to comprise an openly gay superhero personality, but Lauren Ridloff is playing the very first deaf superhero in the MCU. Filming began in the fall of 2019 and wrapped in January 2020.

The movie was originally scheduled to be released on November 6, 2020, but has been pushed due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

Spider-Man: No Way Home

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Release Date: December 16, 2021

Cast: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Marisa Tomei, J.B. Smoove, Jamie Foxx, Alfred Molina, and Benedict Cumberbatch

As Spider-Man: Far from Home was hitting theaters globally, Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures were locked in contentious discussions regarding the expansion of their venture on future Spider-Man movies. Briefly, Sony still holds the license to Spider-Man, but starting with Spider-Man: Homecoming brought Marvel Studios and its president, Kevin Feige, onboard to serve as the direct creative producer to help steer the direction of that film (a reboot), and subsequently, its sequel was given how nicely Homecoming performed. Far from Home writers Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers returned to pen the screenplay, and Homecoming and Far from Home helmer Jon Watts is back in the manager’s seat.

Plot details are firmly under wraps, but using the supported involvement of Jamie Foxx as Electro and Alfred Molina as Doc Ock, plus the rumored participation of Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Kirsten Dunst, and Tobey Maguire, this film is likely to blast the multiverse wide open.

The film was originally scheduled to be released in July 2021 but has been pushed due the COVID-19 shutdown.

Now that you know the list of upcoming superhero movies in 2021. You can also checklist of Netflix shows and movies coming in June 2021 from here.