Fans of Marvel movies will be delighted to learn that the comics giant has announced dates for five new film releases.

While the identities of the films remain unknown, the movies will release between July 2017 and May 2019 and this news allows fans to plan accordingly.

Marvel will launch two new films in 2017, the first of which hits cinemas on July 28. It will be followed by a second on November 3.

The firm will launch two additional superhero movies at similar points in 2018, starting on July 6. The year's second release debuts on November 2. 

Finally, the fifth movie is scheduled to hit theatres on May 3, 2019.

It's likely that Doctor StrangeThe Avengers 3 and Thor 3 will take up three of the slots, with the two others will be the subject of much speculation.