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Marvel is shooting a Thunderbolts movie and already has some key talent on the line

There’s no shortage of upcoming Marvel movies that have been officially confirmed by the blade Reboot with Mahershala Ali too Captain America 4 with Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson. But look around online long enough and you’ll find plenty of Marvel movies that have just been rumoured, including one that focuses on the anti-hero team called the Thunderbolts. Well it looks like that thunderbolts The movie is actually happening and already has some key talent in a row.

As shared by Deadline, the “top secret” thunderbolts Movie has recruited Jake Schreier to direct and Eric Pearson to write the script. In addition to directing numerous music videos, Schreier made his film debut in 2012 Robot & Frankand followed along paper cities Three years later. He reportedly got the directing job after impressing executives with his thunderbolts presentation in the last few weeks. Pearson has been in the MCU space for years after writing Black widow and wrote down Thor: Ragnarok with Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost.

Marvel Comics artwork by the 90's Thunderbolts team

(Image credit: Marvel Comics)

Writer Justin Kroll added in a follow up tweet that Marvel sees Thunderbolts as “their version of Suicide Squad,” which makes sense since both teams are made up of villains and anti-heroes who go on missions to protect the world. Although the Thunderbolts differ in whether they carry out US government orders or act as an independent entity. In any case, Kroll also mentioned that there are a handful of characters we met in the MCU that could make up this franchise’s Thunderbolts lineup, including Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova/Black Widow, Olga Kurylenko’s Antonia Dreykov/Taskmaster, Daniel Brühl’s Helmut Zero and Wyatt Russell’s John Walker/US Agent.

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