‘The Bear’ Star Ayo Edebir Joins Marvel’s ‘Thunderbolts’ Movie

The Thunderbolts cast is growing!

Ayo Edebir The Bear Marvel Thunderbolts

Ayo Edebiri is making her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut with the Thunderbolts movie.

Deadline has revealed that Ayo Edebiri has joined the cast of the upcoming Marvel Studios feature Thunderbolts. Edebiri is best known for breakout role as Sydney Adamu in the critically-acclaimed FX series The Bear.

Details regarding Ayo Edebiri’s Thunderbolts role are being kept under lock and key at Marvel Studios. The movie is expected to revolve around a group of Marvel fan-favorites as they take on an evil Superman-type character, who is believed to be The Sentry.

Who is attached to the Thunderbolts movie?

Thunderbolts was announced during Marvel’s San Diego Comic-Con presentation this past July. Robot & Frank and Paper Towns helmer Jake Schreier is directing the project from a script by Black Widow scribe Eric Pearson.

The Thunderbolts cast also includes Julia Louis-Dreyfuss as Valentina Allegra de Fontaine, David Harbour as Red Guardian, Wyatt Russell as John Walker, Hannah John-Kamen as the Ghost, Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, Olga Kurylenko as Taskmaster and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes. The project recently cast Harrison Ford as Thunderbolt Ross, replacing the late William Hurt.

Thunderbolts is currently scheduled to hit theaters on July 26, 2024. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the upcoming project and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!

Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.