During the latest D23 expo, Marvel unveiled further casting for the upcoming movies ‘Thunderbolts’ and ‘Captain America: New World Order.’
Announced casting includes Julia Louis-Dreyfuss as Val, David Harbour as Red Guardian, Wyatt Russell as John Walker/US Agent, Hannah John-Kamen as The Ghost, Florence Pugh as Yelena, Olga Kurylenko as Taskmaster and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes.
Based on the bad guy/anti-hero team from the comics, ‘Thunderbolts’ is expected to see a mix of heroes and villains thrown together under U.S. government oversight. The title serves as the last of the upcoming ‘Phase 5’ of the MCU.
Filming is due to take place early next year ahead of a mid-2024 release.
Captain America: New World Order
Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson returns for his first solo outing as Captain America.
Tim Blake Nelson will reprise his ‘The Incredible Hulk’ role fourteen years later to play the villain The Leader.
In addition, Carl Lumbly will return as Isaiah Bradley while Danny Ramirez returns as the new Falcon after both appeared in ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ series.
In addition, Shira Haas will play Sabra in what director Julius Onah dubs a paranoia thriller. The latest instalment of the Captain America saga hits cinemas on May 3rd 2024.