The cast of Dominique Thorne’s Ironheart series continues to grow with the addition of Pulp Fiction and Bosch actor Paul Calderón.
Deadline reports that Paul Calderón is the latest actor to sign on for Ironheart, an upcoming Marvel Studios series for the Disney Plus streaming service. While plot details are being kept under lock and key, Calderón is believed to be playing the father of Parker Robbins, a.k.a. The Hood. Anthony Ramos was officially announced as The Hood during Disney’s most recent D23 Expo.
More Ironheart developments as production continues
Paul Calderón’s Ironheart casting comes a day after reports that the Disney Plus series is expected to introduce a new live-action take on Mephisto, Marvel’s version of the Devil. Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly playing Mephisto in the series.
Ironheart follows Riri Williams, a brilliant MIT student who creates the most advanced suit of armor since the one worn by Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man. Dominique Thorne is set to make her debut as Riri in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which opens in theaters this November.
Chinaka Hodge is the head writer of the Ironheart series while Sam Bailey and Angela Barnes serve as directors. Hodge is also executive producing the project alongside Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Zoie Nagelhout and Kevin Feige.
The cast of Ironheart also includes Jim Rash, Lyric Ross, Harper Anthony, Manny Montana, Alden Ehrenreich, Shea Couleé, Zoe Terakes, Regan Aliyah, Shakira Barrera, Sonia Denis and Rashida “Sheedz” Olayiwola. Production on the six-episode series is currently underway.
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