A narrative that has been floating across the rumoursphere for a short time is creeping nearer to actuality (translation: the commerce websites throughout the pond are choosing it up) – Harrison Ford is becoming a member of the MCU, to play the position of Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross.
The character, as originated on display screen by William Harm in The Unbelievable Hulk has proven up a number of occasions since then, most notably in Captain America: Civil Conflict and final yr’s Black Widow, which was partly set across the similar time.
He is the gruff army man-turned-US Secretary of State who has no love for powered folks and needs to see their actions restricted.
Ford takes over the position from Harm, who died earlier this yr. And he’ll make his debut because the character in Captain America: New World Order, the primary movie with Anthony Mackie as Cap, headed our approach on 3 Could 2024. That is establishing his involvement in Thunderbolts, due out in July that yr.
Although Deadline is slapping an unique tag on this one, the credit score for really breaking the story goes to the reporting duo who headline The Scorching Mic With Jeff Sneider And John Rocha.
This can be a massive get for the MCU, however then crew Marvel has a historical past of including massive names to its roster.
Ford, after all, will reprise one in every of his two iconic roles for the fifth Indiana Jones movie, out on 30 June subsequent yr.
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