We Finally Know Who’s Doing The Dirty Work In Thunderbolts


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First up on the reveal train for “Thunderbolts” is Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova. Pugh has two MCU projects under her belt so far, and it looks like she’ll take center stage in the Phase 5 film. Joining her is U.S. Agent (Wyatt Russell) from “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” The character had quite the arc in the Disney+ series, and we expect to see some redemption for him in “Thunderbolts.” His “FaWS” co-star Julia Louis-Dreyfus will also be back as Valentina Allegra de Fontaine. There’s some speculation she might lead the team, but no plot details were given. Sebastian Stan will reprise his role as the beloved Bucky Barnes for the film as well.

Also starring in “Thunderbolts” is David Harbour, back as Red Guardian. But he and Yelena won’t be the only “Black Widow” stars in the new film. Taskmaster (Olga Kurylenko) is also joining the new team up, hopefully redeeming the character fans were rather disappointed with in the Scarlett Johnasson-led film. Additionally, “Thunderbolts” will feature Ghost (Hannah John-Kamen), who served as the sorta-villain in “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”

Noticeably absent from this list is Baron Zemo, played by the great Daniel Brühl from “Captain America: Civil War” and “FaWS.” Zemo is connected to the Thunderbolts heavily in the comics, and his absence is not something we were expecting. Here’s hoping his casting is confirmed later down the line.



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