Avengers: Secret Wars: Loki scribe Michael Waldron to pen the high-profile epic for Marvel

Loki and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness author Michael Waldron will soon be ready to tackle another Marvel epic. According to DeadlineWaldron is responsible for writing Marvel‘s Avengers: Secret Wars script. Inspired by the Marvel Comics event of the same name, Secret Wars involving the destruction of universes in the Marvel Universe. As each universe crumbles, heroes and villains fight to save their reality from complete and total annihilation. Although Marvel has yet to reveal plot details about this epic project, it is believed that the story will share similarities with the original saga written by Jonathan Hickman.

With Waldron on his way aboard Avengers: Secret WarsAnother piece of Marvel’s puzzle has fallen into place. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton directs Avengers: Kang Dynastywith Jeff Loveness (Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania) write the manuscript. Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer will also write Marvel’s Fantastic fouras Matt Shakman (WandaVision) instructs.

Smoke on the street suggests Waldron’s name was at the top of Marvel’s list after the success of Loki and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Second season of Loki is in production, with Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson reprising their roles. Avengers: Secret Wars is a task for any filmmaker, even one who has worked at Marvel before. The Avengers films have an added prestige as they traditionally mark the end of an era in Marvel’s cinematic timeline. Whose Secret Wars is anything like Marvel’s original event, the story will feature an overwhelming amount of Marvel characters sharing the screen. Avengers: Secret Wars also lives in the shadow of movies like Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgametwo of the greatest films of all time.

Do you think Waldron is up to the task? Will Avengers: Secret Wars match the heights of other Marvel epics? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.

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