The entertainment industry took a major hit in 2020. Everything was put to a halt due to COVID-19. Many superhero movies suffered from the same outcome, seeing their premier rescheduled all the way to 2021. But, we're finally here. Check out these top Marvel and DC creations you don't want to miss in 2021!

Justice League (Zack Snyder's Cut)

Premiere Date: March 20

The movie will be an uncut version of 2017's Justice League. It revolves around the journey to gather a team of superheroes, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Cyborg, and Aquaman. Together, they defend the Earth from the Ancient villain Steppenwolf and his Apokolips legion.

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Catch the premiere this March

Due to a sudden change in the directory (from Zack Snyder to Joss Whedon), Justice League received tons of complaints from fans regarding its poor script. Batman and Superman completely stole the show, leaving other members of the League vague.


Premiere Date: March 19

Morbius is a film in the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the original comics, Morbius is an anti-hero who has faced Spider-Man many times. The audience expects Morbius to be a bridge to introduce other Marvel vampire characters such as Blade, Hunger into the MCU.

Black Widow

Premiere Date: May 7

The movie's timeline is set after Captain America: Winter Soldier (2014). It tells the true story behind the origin of Natasha Romanoff, codename Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson). This was supposed to be a tribute to Black Widow's sacrifice in Avengers: Endgame (2019). However, the movie delays for nearly a year due to COVID-19.

Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings

Premiere Date: July 9

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This movie will pave the way for the future of Marvel Studios .

Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings will be Marvel Studios' stepping stones to introduce the Young Avengers into the MCU. The movie revolves around a superhero with a gift of martial arts, played by Simu Liu. This is the first superhero movie with a lead Asian cast, promoting the stature of Asian actors in Hollywood.


Premiere Date: November 5

Another highly-anticipated superhero movie in 2021 is the Eternals. They are among the first races to walk the Earth, created by cosmic entities named Celestials. The Eternals are tasked with protecting humanity from invasions from Deviants.

Unlike the previous series, Marvel goes directly for the big names in Hollywood. Richard Madden, who rose to fame since the Game of Thrones series, Ma Dong Seok (Train To Busan), and Angelina Jolie are the names that attract the attention of the audience the most.

Spider-Man 3

Premiere Date: December 17

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Into the Spider-verse

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the third installment of the Spider-Man series, starring Tom Holland, may include other Spider-Man from the different cinematic universes. So far, speculations have been correct as Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man) and Alfred Molina (as Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 2 - released in 2014) appeared on the cast.

Black Adam

Premiere Date: December 22

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Black Adam

Black Adam has reached 1743 popular points on IMDb, the highest of the superhero movies released in the same year. The movie will hit the theater in December with the participation of  Dwayne Johnson in the lead role. It's the sequel to 2019's SHAZAM!, which grossed $365 million with just $53 million in production cost. The movie will feature Shazam's arch enemies, Black Adam.