Shang-Chi director Destin Daniel Cretton to direct the new Avengers: The Kang Dynasty movie 

Avengers: The Kang Dynasty has finally found its new director and it’s none other than the director of Shang-Chi: The Legend of Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton. He will be seen helming the new Avengers Movie and it was confirmed by Marvel Studios. 

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Avengers: The Kang Dynasty logo revealed (MCU Wiki)

The Chief of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige announced “The Kang Dynasty” during the company’s presentation at San Diego Comic-Con as part one of the two-part conclusion to the Multiverse Saga. 

Unlike those films which were filmed and directed back to back by MCU veterans Anthony and Joe Russo, Creton will only be directing ‘The Kang Dynasty’ which is set to debut on May 2, 2025. The follow-up Avengers: Secret Wars is due to open just six months later on November 7, 2025. However, No director has been announced for that film. 

While there have been no screenwriter or casting announcements for “The Kang Dynasty”. the title makes clear that Jonathan Majors’ ‘Kang the Conqueror’ who will be first introduced in 2023’s ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, will play a central role in the film.

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Destin Daniel Cretton will be directing the new Avengers Movie (Complex)

Destin Daniel Cretton directed one of the Superhit movies of MCU 

Shang-Chi was the first Marvel Studios film to get an exclusive theatrical release following the Covid pandemic shutdown, and it was directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. It earned $432 million worldwide amid all the shutdowns during the spread of the delta variant. 

Before this film, Cretton was best known as the director of the deeply felt 2013 indie drama ‘Short Term 12’ which also launched the career of Brie Larson who plays Captain Marvel in the MCU. 

Since then Larson has appeared in all of Cretton’s movies starring in the 2017 biographical drama “The Glass Castle” and co-starring with Michael B.Jordan who is also an MCU veteran in Warner Bros. 2019 historical drama Just Mercy. 

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