– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Marvel Studios is fast approaching its 10 year anniversary. Back in 2008, Tony Stark spoke the ever-iconic words, “I am Iron Man,” and since then, this world has been off to the races. As of this writing, we’re 16 films into a thriving universe, with its 17th (Thor: Ragnarok) just two short weeks from release. When next year’s Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters on May 4, 2018, it will have been two days past 10 years since it all got started.

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Of course, you can’t expect Marvel Studios themselves to ignore this fact for the year. Speaking with Collider, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige discussed the basic plan for 2018.

“In addition to that, the logo we revealed at D23. I have fond memories in 1987 of Star Wars, the first ten years, ’78-’87. They made a logo, they had t-shirts, they did small stuff. That was during the dark ages of Star Wars, where there hadn’t been anything. Thankfully we’re not in the dark ages right now with the MCU, but I think there’ll be just acknowledgements of the ten years that have come before. There will be some merchandise released and some re-releases in home video. Primarily it is all leading up to the three movies in particular and obviously, Infinity War.”

Sadly, this 10 year anniversary doesn’t quite match up with the ending of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so this celebration won’t be shedding any light on what’s to come after Avengers 4.

“Yes. It won’t be for a while. Our focus is on the next six movies. Finishing the first three phases, getting Untitled Avengers out into the world on May 19th before publicly focusing on anything else.”

Get back to work, Marvel! You have a series to wrap up!

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SOURCE: Collider

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.