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The super-powered agent Daisy Johnson (Chloe Bennet), also known as Quake, has been a fan favorite on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Since the original spin-off series, Marvel’s Most Wanted, ended up on the cutting room floor back in 2016, the space is open for Daisy to continue her own story after the show ends this year. Whether she remains with S.H.I.E.L.D. or goes off on her own again, we hope to get more adventures with this badass hero.
After appearing in several comics and the animated Disney+ film Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors, America Chavez, also known as Miss America, deserves her live-action debut. This super-strong, fast and high-flying hero is groundbreaking among Marvel’s library of characters, as she is one of its few LGBTQ+ characters of color. Her series would be a big step in terms of diversity and inclusivity with Marvel’s characters. Plus, seeing a powerful, inspiring LGBTQ+ superhero of color onscreen would mean so much to so many underrepresented Marvel fans.
The Young Avengers
With several young heroes being introduced into the MCU in both the films and on upcoming Disney+ shows, including Cassie Lang (Emma Fuhrmann), Ms. Marvel, Kate Bishop, and potentially Kid Loki, this could mean the start of a “Young Avengers” series. The popular comics feature several young heroes teaming up to fight evil. This series would be a breath of fresh air in the adult dominated MCU. We would also love to see these characters interact with other young Marvel heroes, such as the Runaways.
Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau)
Monica Rambeau was first introduced in Captain Marvel as the daughter of Carol Danvers’ best friend, Maria. She will return in WandaVision, this time all grown up and played by Teyonah Parris. We would love to see Monica gain her comic superpowers and take up the mantle of Captain Marvel on Earth, while Brie Larson’s version is off protecting the galaxy. Whether or not she will get her powers in WandaVision is unknown, but we can’t wait to see what’s in store for her character!
As one of Thor’s friends and one of the most underused characters in the MCU films, Lady Sif deserves her time to shine. With many fans pushing for an all-female “A-Force” movie, Lady Sif’s reintroduction through a solo series could perfectly set her up to join the main team of female heroes in the MCU. Her strong skills and wit made her a highlight of the first two Thor films, and we would love to see Jaimie Alexander return as the mythical hero.
One of the titular themes in Spider-Man: Far From Home was the world searching for someone to fill Tony Stark’s shoes. With Peter Parker realizing he doesn’t need to take up that mantle, it leaves the door open for the popular comics character, Riri Williams, also known as Ironheart, to step in. A genius in her own right, she reinvents Tony Stark’s armor for herself, using it to fight the forces of evil. Her introduction could be a steppingstone to including her in future Marvel projects. We would love to see her team up with the Young Avengers or with even Tom Holland’s Spider-Man, as both characters are deeply connected to Iron Man.
With Sam Wilson, also known as The Falcon, taking on the mantle of Captain America, it’s time for a new Captain to be introduced! Captain Britain is one of Marvel’s most unique heroes, as the character’s creation was the follow-up to the popularity of Captain America. His introduction could be the perfect addition to the MCU. The mantle has been carried by many throughout the comics, but the original, Brian Braddock, could most likely be the one to appear in the show. We would love to see Sam Wilson as Captain America team up with Captain Britain.
While Marvel has conquered the big screen for several years, it is stepping up its TV game with the new series coming to Disney+. With Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airing its final season this year, these new shows allow Marvel to further develop characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) through solo storylines, as well as introduce new characters that can be featured in future projects.