Former The Strolling Useless star Steven Yeun is ready to affix the Marvel Cinematic Universe within the upcoming superhero flick The Thunderbolts. The Invincible star (which you’ll be able to stream with an Amazon Prime Video subscription) may simply be our man suiting up because the Sentry if Robert Kirkman is to be believed. And I’m past hyped!
In a latest chat between Kirkman and David Finch (by way of his YouTube), the place they delved into all issues TWD, Invincible, and even tackled some fan questions, the bombshell dropped when Kirkman spilled the beans about Yeun’s character within the upcoming Marvel film. In line with the legendary Picture Comics companion, the Minari star gave him a hoop after his MCU costume becoming. This is what he mentioned:
Because the announcement of the Mayhem actor becoming a member of the MCU within the already stacked Thunderbolts solid, followers have been speculating that he could be getting into the footwear of Marvel Comics’ Robert Reynolds, aka the Sentry.
In Marvel Comics’ Sentry #1 (2000), we meet Robert Reynolds, a personality with a captivating story. Beginning as a median middle-aged man unaware of his superhero identification, the Sentry, Reynolds ultimately uncovers his extraordinary powers. His journey entails encounters with well-known Marvel heroes, a gritty origin tied to a meth dependancy, and the revelation that his nemesis, the Void, is a darker a part of himself. Regardless of becoming a member of the Avengers, Reynolds grapples with managing his completely different identities, leading to gripping and intense plotlines. These complexities set the stage for a probably charming live-action MCU adaptation of his story.
Usually thought of Marvel’s reply to DC’s Superman, the Sentry and the Man of Metal share many powers like energy, flight, and invulnerability. What units Reynolds aside is his villainous Void persona, including a singular ingredient to his character. Whereas there are similarities between the 2 heroes, Reynolds brings sufficient variations to the desk to provide film audiences one thing distinctive to get enthusiastic about.
Though Marvel Studios hasn’t formally confirmed Yeun’s position, creator Robert Kirkman’s reveal will undoubtedly fire up fan hypothesis and pleasure for the Invincible star’s upcoming superhero position.
The thirty third installment within the Marvel film chronological order, The Marvels, has hit theaters. Nevertheless, disappointing field workplace performances have led to some Disney reshuffling launch dates. Deadpool 3, initially set for Could 3, 2024, now hits screens on July 26, 2024. This transformation pushes Captain America 4 to February 14, 2025, taking Blade‘s slot, with the Mahershala Ali-led reboot releasing on November 7, 2025. Thunderbolts will debut on July 25, 2025, transferring from its preliminary 2024 film schedule slot of December 20, 2024.
Whereas we look forward to him to go well with up as The Sentry, followers of Steven Yeun can catch his in style comedy-drama miniseries Beef with a Netflix subscription or Season 2 of Invincible, which is rolling out now on Amazon Prime.