Steven Yeun will play essentially the most mysterious Thunderbolts character

Marvel introduced a shock addition to the Thunderbolts forged a number of weeks in the past, revealing that Steven Yeun will be part of the forged for a mysterious function. We’ve all the time suspected the crossover film will characteristic numerous characters that Marvel didn’t wish to reveal on stage at D23 Expo final September. Yeun’s casting proves that. And Marvel’s unwillingness to deal with the function additional exhibits that Thunderbolts may characteristic a number of surprises.

Steven Yeun addressed his involvement in Marvel’s upcoming Part 5 finale, explaining why he joined the undertaking. Earlier than you proceed, know that massive spoilers may observe.

Marvel thus far solely introduced the principle Thunderbolts group, selecting to not disclose the actor or actors taking part in the movie’s villain(s). That’s to not say Yeun will play the dangerous man, although that’s one chance.

The actor spoke with Empire, explaining why he agreed to ink this MCU deal. Marvel’s universe wasn’t essentially a precedence for Yeun. However he wished to work with director Jake Schreier. The 2 had labored collectively on Netflix’s upcoming Beef TV present.

“I don’t know if it was explicitly on my bucket record,” Yeun instructed Empire. “It was extra the story, attending to work with Jake Schreier once more, who directed Beef, and what his intentions had been. The intentions of the actual character that they wished me to play had been very clear, and that’s what drew me to the movie.”

Steven Yeun in Jordan Peele’s Nope. Picture supply: YouTube

Who will Steven Yeun play in Thunderbolts?

Numerous rumors previous Yeun’s casting announcement claimed that Sentry can be the movie’s primary villain. Or the principle antagonist that the Thunderbolts should take down.

Naturally, Sentry was the character identify that got here up first when the announcement was made that Marvel employed Yeun for a job in Thunderbolts. We’ve but to see any affirmation, and the actor continues to be protecting the key, as seen above.

However not less than one supply claims that Yeun is certainly taking part in Sentry in Thunderbolts. The Illuminerdi mentioned a number of days after Yeun’s casting that their sources say he’ll play the Sentry.

Sentry has unbelievable superpowers much like Superman within the DC universe, and he shall be an awesome addition to the MCU. That’s why Yeun taking part in this character can be much more thrilling. We’d get to see him as Sentry in different MCU initiatives. He may also play the Void, Sentry’s arch-nemesis, however that’s simply hypothesis at this level.

We’ll additionally remind you that rumors say the Sentry is the Thunderbolts’ goal, however that doesn’t essentially make him a villain. Val (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) will reportedly use Tremendous Serum to empower the individual later generally known as the Sentry. However issues will get out of hand, and the CIA chief will assemble the Thunderbolts group to go after her failed experiment.

Contemplating that Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly confirmed us Val will be fairly ruthless and a real antagonist, it’s protected to say that the Sentry may need good causes to oppose her. However once more, we’re simply speculating right here.