Thunderbolts lineup is now formal. At Disney’s D23 Expo 2022, Marvel Studios announced the guide forged of Thunderbolts, the forthcoming Marvel film that is established to shut out Period Five of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thunderbolts will star Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Valentina Allegra de Fontaine, David Harbour as Alexei Shostakov / Crimson Guardian, Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, Wyatt Russell as John Walker / US Agent, Olga Kurylenko as Antonia Dreykov / Taskmaster, Hannah John-Kamen as Ava Starr / Ghost, and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes / Wintertime Soldier. As you can notify, Thunderbolts is bringing with each other a bunch of anti-hero and villain characters, who are now doing the job in a person way or a further for Louis-Dreyfus’ contessa, who we know has been assembling a group.
Marvel Studios also unveiled principle art for the Thunderbolts cast at D23 Expo, however that has yet to be launched in significant-resolution glory on any of Marvel’s formal social media channels. In it, Yelena is front and centre, with her father-determine Alexei and the Winter season Soldier flanking her, who in transform are flanked by Ghost and US Agent, with Valentina and Taskmaster at the pretty finish. This is admittedly a really odd team — although some of them share a previous or have earlier encountered some of the other folks, a number of have no relation. It really is likely to be attention-grabbing to see how Thunderbolts delivers collectively this motley crew, in what seems like Marvel’s attempt to make its very own Suicide Squad.
Here’s a brief refresher for individuals who want it (together with yours certainly). Valentina was introduced in The Falcon and the Winter season Soldier, wherever she manufactured John Walker her first recruit and gave him the US Agent moniker. Yelena, released in Black Widow, would’ve been her to start with recruit have been it not for the COVID-19 pandemic as the film was delayed. Yelena satisfied Valentina in the Black Widow publish-credits scene. Red Guardian and Taskmaster ended up aspect of Black Widow far too, with the latter ending the movie no cost of the brainwashing accomplished to her. Ghost was the villain in Ant-Male and the Wasp, though she was definitely additional of a tragic character. Wintertime Soldier demands no introduction.
Before we get to see Thunderbolts nevertheless, the MCU will handle us to Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally in November — the very last entry in Phase 4. MCU’s Phase 5 will kick off with the Paul Rudd-led Ant-Male and the Wasp: Quantumania in February 2023, James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in May well 2023, The Marvels with Captain Marvel and Ms. Marvel in July 2023, the Mahershala Ali-led Blade in November 2023, and the Anthony Mackie-led Captain The united states: New Earth Get in May possibly 2024. Thunderbolts will be followed by Matt Shakman’s Amazing Four in November 2024, the two new Avengers movies The Kang Dynasty and Magic formula Wars in May and November 2025, respectively.
Thunderbolts is out July 26, 2024 in cinemas throughout the world. Filming commences someday in 2023.