ByTrevor Norkey, writer at Creators.co
Writer, filmmaker, actor and film enthusiast.
Trevor Norkey

With Ant-Man finally being released, both Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have come to a close. You know what that means!

It's time for Phase 3!!!!!!!

But first, before we send half of the MCU into war with each other, it's time for an Avengers role call!

Here, we take a look at every single Marvel hero we have seen either in the movies or in the Netflix shows so far. Practically all of the following characters will play some part in the Phase 3 movies, including the Netflix shows' characters, who have been confirmed to play some role in [The Avengers: Infinity War](tag:738027).

So, since we are going in order of appearance, let's start way back in 2008....

[WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD]

CURRENT HEROES:

1. Tony Stark / Iron Man

Played by: Robert Downey Jr.

First appearance: Iron Man (2008)

Latest appearance: [The Avengers: Age Of Ultron](tag:293035) (2015)

Status: Working solo, no longer aligned with the Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: [Captain America: Civil War](tag:994409) (2016)

2. James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine / Iron Patriot

Played by: Don Cheadle (Previously: Terrence Howard)

First appearance: Iron Man (2008)

Latest appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Status: Member of the New Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

3. Bruce Banner / Hulk

Played by: Mark Ruffalo (Previously: Edward Norton)

First appearance: The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Latest appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Status: Missing, possibly in an ocean

Next movie we will see them in: Avengers: Infinity War - Part 1 (2018)

4. Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow

Played by: Scarlett Johansson

First appearance: Iron Man 2 (2010)

Latest appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Status: Member of the New Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

5. Thor Odinson

Played by: Chris Hemsworth

First appearance: Thor (2011)

Latest appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Status: On a quest to learn more about the Infinity Stones

Next movie we will see them in: [Thor: Ragnarok](tag:956858) (2017)

6. Clint Barton / Hawkeye

Played by: Jeremy Renner

First appearance: Thor (2011)

Latest appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Status: Retired from the Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

7. Steve Rogers / Captain America

Played by: Chris Evans

First appearance: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Latest appearance: Ant Man (2015)

Status: Leader of the New Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

8. Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier

Played by: Sebastian Stan

First appearance: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Latest appearance: Ant Man (2015)

Status: Missing with memory loss, discovered by Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson at unknown location

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

9. Sam Wilson / Falcon

Played by: Anthony Mackie

First appearance: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Latest appearance: Ant-Man (2015)

Status: Member of the New Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

10. Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch

Played by: Elizabeth Olsen

First appearance: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Latest appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Status: Member of the New Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

11. Peter Quill / Star Lord

Played by: Chris Pratt

First appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Latest appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Status: Leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy

Next movie we will see them in: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (2017)

12. Gamora

Played by: Zoe Saldana

First appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Latest appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Status: Member of the Guardians of the Galaxy

Next movie we will see them in: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

13. Rocket Raccoon

Voiced by: Bradley Cooper

First appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Latest appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Status: Member of the Guardians of the Galaxy

Next movie we will see them in: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

14. Groot

Voiced by: Vin Diesel

First appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Latest appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Status: Reborn as a small branch, member of the Guardians of the Galaxy

Next movie we will see them in: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

15. Drax the Destroyer

Played by: Dave Bautista

First appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Latest appearance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Status: Member of the Guardians of the Galaxy

Next movie we will see them in: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

16. Matt Murdock / Daredevil

Played by: Charlie Cox

First appearance: [Daredevil (Netflix)](tag:1168702) Season 1, Episode 1 (2015)

Latest appearance: Daredevil Season 1, Episode 13 (2015)

Status: Recognized solo crime-fighter in Hell's Kitchen

Next episode we will see them in: Daredevil Season 2, Episode 1 (2016)

17. Vision

Played by: Paul Bettany

First appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) (As J.A.R.V.I.S.: Iron Man (2008))

Latest appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Status: Member of the New Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War

18. Hank Pym / Ant-Man

Played by: Michael Douglas

First appearance: Ant-Man (2015)

Latest appearance: Ant-Man (2015)

Status: Retired

Next movie we will see them in: Unknown, likely to not appear again

19. Scott Lang / Ant-Man

Played by: Paul Rudd

First appearance: Ant-Man (2015)

Latest appearance: Ant-Man (2015)

Status: Being recruited by the New Avengers

Next movie we will see them in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

20. Hope van Dyne / The Wasp

Played by: Evangeline Lilly

First appearance: Ant-Man (2015)

Latest appearance: Ant-Man (2015)

Status: Working on prototype Wasp suit with Hank Pym

Next movie we will see them in: Unknown

FALLEN HEROES:

1. Pietro Maximoff / Quicksilver

Played by: Aaron Taylor-Johnson

First appearance: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Final appearance: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Cause of death: Shot by Ultron with a Quinjet

2. Janet van Dyne / The Wasp

Played by: Unknown

First appearance: Ant-Man (2015)

Final appearance: Avengers: Ant-Man (2015)

Cause of death: In sub-atomic state, most likely drowned

But hey, why stop there?! Now, let's take a look at the heroes that we know we will be seeing soon...

UPCOMING HEROES:

1. Jessica Jones

Played by: Krysten Ritter

Set to appear in: [A.K.A. Jessica Jones](tag:1168773) (2015)

2. Luke Cage

Played by: Mike Colter

Set to appear in: AKA Jessica Jones (2015) and Luke Cage (2016)

3. Frank Castle / The Punisher

Played by: Jon Bernthal

Set to appear in: Daredevil Season 2 (2016)

4. Elektra Natchios

Played by: Elodie Yung

Set to appear in: Daredevil Season 2 (2016)

5. T'challa / Black Panther

Played by: Chadwick Boseman

Set to appear in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

6. Peter Parker / Spider-Man

Played by: Tom Holland

Set to appear in: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

7. Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

Played by: Benedict Cumberbatch

Set to appear in: Doctor Strange (2016)

8. Danny Rand / Iron Fist

Played by: Ryan Phillippe (rumored)

Set to appear in: Iron Fist (unknown release date)

9. Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel

Played by: Unknown

Set to appear in: Captain Marvel (2018)

Which MCU character is your favorite so far? Which character are you most excited to see? Are you ready to begin Phase 3?! Comment below!!

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