The Marvel Cinematic Universe has gone on to become one of the most popular film franchises of all time. This is less a glowing assessment and more
an objective statistic.
During this time, we have seen on screen adaptations of
numerous iconic characters from the Marvel folklore, many of whom are
celebrated today as some of the best movie portrayals ever. Robert Downey Jr.’s
unforgettable Iron Man run, Chris Evan’s impossible-to-not-love take on Captain
America, Chris Hemsworth’s big beefy abs injecting a new spark to Thor - the
list goes on.
However, as good as they have been, with the Infinity Saga
officially over, fans and critics alike have been left to speculate who could
become the new faces of the MCU. While the hero side of things are pretty much
locked down, with Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel, Tom Holland’s Spider-Man, among
others set to take up leading roles, the villain side, is not quite set in
So who can be the MCU’s
next big villains following Josh Brolin’s brilliant run as Thanos? The common
answers would usually feature names such as Galactus, Doctor Doom, and other known
bad guys. But the Marvel lore is so vast and rich, there is quite literally a
multiverse full of candidates who could be a smash-hit with audiences...
After battling Galactus and pinning Hulk Hogan in the main event of Wrestlemania, I've taken a break from living in fantasy worlds, to focus on writing about them. I'm a comic book geek, a wrestling mark, a break dancer, and a scientist. One of those things may not be true.