“Guess We Can Finally Talk About It”: MCU Thunderbolts Writer Confirms Movie Was in Development Since a Long Time

Marvel Studios have always been a grand franchise involving great superheroes who became legendary at some point in time, but now, the franchise is coming with a different concept that doesn’t involve heroes at all.

MCU’s Forthcoming movie Thunderbolts

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The forthcoming Marvel movie, Thunderbolts is an antihero movie, based on Marvel’s Thunderbolts comic, which has entered its early stages of development. For the unversed, Marvel Comics’ Thunderbolts comprises a fictional antihero team that was created by Kurt Busiek and Mark Bagley.

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Marvel Studios is already working on Phase 4 and beyond and is garnishing lots of attention among the fans as their favorite superheroes will deal with the post-Endgame era while Marvel will also introduce new faces and stories. This Thunderbolts movie will bring together the MCU’s biggest villains that have been rumored to be in development as part of Marvel’s secret plans.

MCU Thunderbolts Writer Reaction on The Movie’s Announcement

Thunderbolts Writer Eric Pearson
Black Widow writer Eric Pearson

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Back in 2021, reports started resurfacing about Marvel Studios making plans for a Thunderbolts movie and will be moving forward with plans to make it.

As reported by Deadline, the forthcoming movie will be directed by Jake Schreier, with Black Widow writer Eric Pearson penning the script. Marvel Studios President, Kevin Feige, will be producing the upcoming project.

Now that the announcement of the movie is all over the internet, Black Widow writer Eric Pearson finally opened up to react to the forthcoming movie’s announcement in a recent Instagram story. He shared a screenshot of an article covering the development and wrote, “Guess we can finally talk about it!”

This is the very first comment that appeared on the internet involving a direct person from the movie.

With Pearson’s reaction, it’s finally been clarified that Pearson is penning the forthcoming movie or that Schreier’s the director.

Who Might Be The Possible Cast in The MCU’s Thunderbolts Movie?

Marvel Comics’ Anti-heroes

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MCU’s Thunderbolts is still in development which is why there is no information about the cast but there has been a lot of speculation. Potential characters that could be a part of this movie include Yelana Belova, Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine, Taskmaster from Black Widow, Ghost from Ant-Man and the Wasp, U.S. Agent and the Winter Soldier, and even the Abomination from the Hulk, as he previously made a cameo in a Shang-Chi fighting ring scene.

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