The cast of “Captain America: New World Order” was revealed during the Marvel D23 Expo presentation on Saturday.
Anthony Mackie, who has played superhero Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” directs the film as the new Captain America for the first time. The cast of the fourth ‘Captain America’ film will also include Shira Haas as Sabra, Tim Blake Nelson as The Leader, as well as Danny Ramirez and Carl Lumbly, who appeared in ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,’ as Joaquin. Torres and Isaiah Bradley, respectively.
Nelson’s The Leader was last seen in the 2008 film “The Incredible Hulk” as Samuel Sterns, beginning his transformation into the iconic villainous Hulk.
As the “New World Order” crew took to the stage, director Julius Onah called the film “a paranoid thriller.” Mackie praised the project, saying, “I’m nervous! I’m excited. That’s all I expected. »
We last saw Mackie star in the Disney+ series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” where he first took on Captain America’s shield and debuted a new patriotic costume. The show starred Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes, aka the Winter Soldier, and Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, a former CIA agent from the “Captain America” films. It also introduced Wyatt Russell as fake Captain America John Walker, who became the villainous US Agent. “Top Gun: Maverick” actor Ramirez was introduced as Joaquin Torres, a new ally of Wilson’s Cap, and Daniel Bruhl returned as the villainous Baron Zemo on the show.
“Captain America: New World Order” is one of the upcoming Phase Five films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Luce” and “Cloverfield Paradox” filmmaker Onah is directing the film from a screenplay penned by Dalan Musson and Malcolm Spellman, who both wrote for “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” Spellman is producing with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige.
“New World Order” hits theaters May 3, 2024. For more information on upcoming Marvel projects unveiled at D23, check out VarietyList of upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe Disney+ movies and shows.