The age of superheroes and righteous vigilantes is coming to an end. Love at first sight brings a new era defined by anti-heroes, redeemed villains and morally ambiguous crime fighters. The Phase Five movie, named after General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross, features characters that have mostly been introduced to the MCU over the years. With Harrison Ford already chosen as general following the death of original cast member William Hurt, it’s only a matter of time before the rest of the crew fill out their roster before entering the field. of battle with blazing guns.
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The Thunderbolts begin assembling their dodgy heroes
MCU has welcomed characters who have inspired as many generations of young superheroes as villains. As an antithetical response to the righteousness portrayed in the good guys, the bad guys, and the sworn enemies of these characters seize the opportunity to offer the challenge that defines the boundaries a hero is willing to cross to save the world and the people in it. compose. . However, some situations call for a factor that advocates self-preservation in addition to the “save the world” trope. That’s where the Thunderbolts come in.
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Guided by Valentina Allegra de Fontaine, the group will consist of US Agent aka John Walker, Winter Soldier aka Bucky Barnes, Yelena Belova, Taskmaster, Red Guardian and Ghost. Scheduled to be the 35th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Love at first sight will pack up the hand-picked team of Super Villains to send them on missions that seem required for people willing to color outside the lines.
As witnessed The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Hawk Eyeand more recently in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Valentina Allegra de Fontaine has already climbed the upper rungs of the ladder, and her behind-the-scenes puppetry brought her into direct contact with US Agent and Yelena Belova. She will serve as the MCU’s version of Amanda Waller to the rest of the Thunderbolts’ Suicide Squad.
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The MCU’s Hyperion cast: Ryan Gosling or Alexander Skarsgård?
Created in the likeness of DC’s Superman, Hyperion aka Mark Milton possesses powers that defy gods and supersoldiers. The MCU character has rivaled Captain Marvel in his quest to protect and preserve the universe and has appeared in multiple iterations over the decades that portray him as sinister or heroic. Originally created by writer Roy Thomas, the first Hyperion appeared in The Avengers #69 (1969) as a member of the Sinister Squadron who faced off against the Avengers. Later, the character in alternate realities showed promise as heroic versions of the original and eventually joined the mainstream universe’s Supreme Squadron.
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So far, no casting has been confirmed for the role of Hyperion. Considering the impact the character could have in the MCU’s narrative going forward, the cast needs to be one that can be secured and owned by the actor for the long term. Prior to his reappearance as Superman, Henry Cavill was widely rumored to make an appearance as the famed Hyperion, but with all the new developments in the DCU sphere, talk has shifted to veteran actors Ryan Gosling and Alexander Skarsgård to emulate the character. who can keep the planets apart and survive the destruction of the universe.
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