Wright had been engaged on Ant-Man in 2003 for Artisan Leisure, and as issues modified fingers, he shot and confirmed a check reel for Comedian-Con 2012. The issue was a reasonably main artistic distinction the place Wright needed a standalone, and the likes of Feige needed Ant-Man to suit the bigger MCU umbrella.
In 2017, Wright instructed Variety in regards to the heartbreaking choice to go away Ant-Man and defined, “I needed to make a Marvel film however I don’t assume they actually needed to make an Edgar Wright film.” Fortunately, Wright rapidly moved on to make the acclaimed Child Driver.
When the MCU misses, it actually does. Taking place in historical past because the worst of the worst (and making Iron Fist seem like Avengers: Infinity Struggle), ABC’s Inhumans was a dumpster hearth. It was practically utterly totally different, with an Inhumans film being deliberate to money in on the success of Fox’s X-Males as an ensemble.
Inhumans was introduced as a part of the MCU’s Part 3 slate and nabbed Vin Diesel as Black Bolt. Chloe Bennet’s Skye Johnson was revealed as an Inhuman in Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 2, whereas Feige promised Inhumans would “additional refine and increase what the Marvel Cinematic Universe is all about.”
The film was by no means cancelled, however because it was postponed indefinitely, ABC moved forward with its Inhumans collection with out Diesel, Fiege, or a lot connection to the mainline MCU. Even in 2020, Diesel instructed ComicBook.com he was holding out hope for an Inhumans film, however due to Anson Mount reprising his position as Black Bolt in Multiverse of Insanity, it seems to be just like the story ends right here… for now.
Sinister Six Spin-Off
We may do a complete listicle on canned Spider-Man tales, and up there with Spider-Man 4 was Drew Goddard’s Sinister Six spin-off from Marc Webb’s The Superb Spider-Man 2. The post-credit tease of “the Gentleman” approaching Dane DeHaan’s Inexperienced Goblin neatly arrange the spin-off.