MARVEL STUDIOS ENTERTAINMENT PIPELINE
...The Incredible Hulk (Edward Norton), Marvel -- June 13, 2008
NOTE: Samuel Sterns, played by Tim Blake Nelson, is introduced to set him up as a villain in a future film, where he would become the LEADER!!!
...Punisher: War Zone, Lionsgate -- December 5, 2008
...X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Fox -- May 1, 2009
...Iron Man 2 (Robert Downey Jr.), Marvel -- April 30, 2010
...Thor, Marvel -- June 4, 2010
NOTE: A director will be announced later this Summer (U.S. time), and much of the action will be set in the mythical Norse realm of the gods - Asgard. According to reports the name being tossed around at Marvel is Academy Award nominee Brad Pitt, POSSIBLY, as Troy, er, Thor?
...The First Avenger: Captain America (working title), Marvel -- May 6, 2011
NOTE: The movie will be a World War II period piece, and NO Matthew McConaughey. Also, the object glimpsed in Tony Stark's workshop in "Iron Man" IS part of the character's shield.
...The Avengers, Marvel -- July 2011
PLUS: Marvel Studios will bring "Runaways" to the big screen.
"Runaways" follows a group of teenagers who find that some family secrets are bigger than others when they discover their parents are actually super-villains. Running away from their homes, the teens band together and begin a journey of discovery, both of their parents' origins and of their own inherited powers, while trying to make up for the evil done by their folks.