Avengers Secret Wars rumored to be split into two movies
Avengers: Secret Wars is one of the most anticipated movies in the MCU – but it may be split into two blockbusters, according to a new rumor.
In 2012, The Avengers (or Avengers Assemble to UK fans) became one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. In 2015, Avengers: Age of Ultron became one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. In 2018, Avengers: Infinity War became one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. In 2019, Avengers: Endgame became the highest-grossing movie of all time… before being dethroned by Avatar.
Whenever the next two Avengers movies – The Kang Dynasty and Secret Wars – hit cinemas, they’re guaranteed to be massive events, regardless of the recent waning reception to superhero content.
Secret Wars is a huge, epic story that’ll see the return (and resurrection, probably) of Marvel’s entire roster, plus the likely introduction of a new big bad – so, it may be split into two parts.
Avengers Secret Wars could be a two-part event
Under original plans, Marvel was set to release The Kang Dynasty and Secret Wars in the same year, Matrix Reloaded/Revolutions style. Alas, it was too immense to work, with the latter movie being punted to 2026.
In a recent tweet, Alex Perez from The Cosmic Circus, a somewhat reputable insider, wrote: “I’m curious. In a multiverse of infinite possibilities, what is one thing you don’t see Marvel Studios doing on the road to the Secret Wars movies?”
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People immediately clocked the use of “movies”, suggesting it’ll be broken into two separate films. In response to a user pointing this out, he replied with a GIF of Stanley from The Office saying: “Did I stutter?”
This corroborates a recent report from Inside the Magic which cited a “trusted source” who believes Secret Wars is being primed for the two-part treatment down the line.
The film is currently being written by Loki and Doctor Strange 2 scribe Michael Waldron, but no director has been announced.
Avengers: Secret Wars is due for release on May 1, 2026. You can find out more about the movie here.