Harrison Ford To Join Marvel Cinematic Universe In Next ‘Captain America’ Film

After serving to flip “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” into billion-dollar franchises, Harrison Ford is becoming a member of one other one.

The Hollywood legend will formally enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Gen. Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross in “Captain America: New World Order,” according to Deadline.

“New World Order” would be the fourth stand-alone “Captain America” movie and contribute to what Marvel calls “Section 5” of its cinematic output. The casting of Ford, who will substitute William Hurt after the actor’s dying at 71 in March, was beforehand solely rumored.

Ford, 80, not too long ago wrapped filming the fifth installment of his beloved “Indiana Jones” franchise.

Whereas Marvel has principally shrouded the event of “New World Order” in secrecy, it has beforehand confirmed that Anthony Mackie will reprise his role as Sam Wilson — who succeeded Steve Rogers as Captain America within the Disney+ sequence “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.”

Director Julius Onah most not too long ago delivered a film adaptation of J.C. Lane’s play “Luce” and helmed “The Cloverfield Paradox” for Netflix. Ford will star reverse Tim Blake Nelson, who performed a biologist making an attempt to remedy Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) in 2008’s “The Unimaginable Hulk.”

Harrison Ford To Join Marvel Cinematic Universe In Next ‘Captain America’ Film
Harrison Ford will star reverse Anthony Mackie, Tim Blake Nelson and Carl Lumbly.

VALERIE MACON through Getty Photos

Whereas that “Hulk” movie yielded middling reviews and a weak box office, it launched Damage because the high-ranking navy baddie. First showing within the comics in 1962, Ross finally instructions a troupe of anti-heroes referred to as the Thunderbolts.

Damage went on to painting Ross in 4 extra Marvel movies — “Captain America: Civil Warfare,” “Avengers: Infinity Warfare,” “Avengers: Endgame” and “Black Widow” — however died one week earlier than his 72nd birthday. He had been diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer in Might 2018.

Carl Lumbly and Danny Ramirez will reprise their respective “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” roles as Isaiah Bradley and Joaquin Torres in “New World Order.” That present’s creator, Malcolm Spellman, wrote the movie’s screenplay.

“Captain America: New World Order” is ready to hit theaters on Might 3, 2024.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *