Casting News and Fun Facts About Every Project Marvel Announced at SDCC

Marvel Studios knocked the doors of Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday night.

We’re helping you digest and process all the news by splitting it up into two categories: casting announcements and fun facts about the new projects.

Casting News

The Eternals – Richard Madden as Ikaris, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, Lauren Ridloff as Makkari, Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos, Salma Hayek as Ajak, Lia McHugh as Sprite, Don Lee as Gilgamesh, and Angelina Jolie as Thena

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – Simu Liu will play Shang-Chi while Tony Leung has been cast as The Mandarin. Awkwafina is confirmed for an unnamed role

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – Benedict Cumberbatch is back as Stephen Strange and Elizabeth Olsen will star in the film as Scarlet Witch

Thor: Love and Thunder – Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as Thor, Tessa Thompson returns as Valkyrie and Natalie Portman returns as Jane Foster

Black Widow – Scarlett Johansson returns as Natasha Romanoff, David Harbour as Alexei, aka The Red Guardian; Florence Pugh as Yelena; O-T Fagbenle as Mason; and Rachel Weisz as Melina

BladeMahershala Ali will star as the Vampire slayer

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan will reprise their respective roles, while also adding Daniel Brühl to the cast as villain Baron Zemo

WandaVision – Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany are back as Scarlet Witch and Vision. The Disney+ project will introduce Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau

Loki – Tom Hiddleston returns as the God of Mischief

What If…? – Jeffrey Wright voices The Watcher, while several MCU stars return as voice talent for the series

Hawkeye – Jeremy Renner returns as the series introduces Kate Bishop

Fun Facts About New Projects

Natalie Portman will take over as ‘Lady Thor’ in Thor: Love and Thunder

Tessa Thompson confirms Valkyrie is LGBTQ+ in Thor: Love and Thunder and is “looking for her queen”

The Eternals will feature the MCU’s first deaf superhero, Makkari, played by Lauren Ridloff

The Eternals will feature first Latina superhero: Salma Hayek as Ajak

Simu Liu will play the MCU’s first Asian lead superhero in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will be Marvel Studios’ first horror film

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