“I fear this is gonna be so good”: Moon Knight Writer to Make Huge Changes in Harrison Ford’s First Marvel Movie Captain America 4

Marvel enlists Moon Knight writer Matthew Orton for reshoots, promising fresh scenes and materials in the Captain America 4's dynamic narrative.

"I fear this is gonna be so good": Moon Knight Writer to Make Huge Changes in Harrison Ford's First Marvel Movie Captain America 4

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  • Marvel Studios added screenwriter Matthew Orton for Captain America: Brave New World's screenwriting.
  • Orton is set to write additional scenes and materials for the film reshoots.
  • He previously worked as a consulting producer for Disney+ series Moon Knight, which is why hopes are high this time. 
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With a massive shift in the timeline, the final film of MCU’s Phase Five, Captain America: Brave New World, is finally coming to the screens in 2025. With this, the good news is that Moon Knight writer is set for Captain America 4.

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Captain America: Brave New World starring Anthony Mackie
Captain America: Brave New World

Yes, right. Marvel Studios added screenwriter Matthew Orton (one of the writers, including Malcolm Spellman and Dalan Musson) for its screenwriting. Now, Orton is ready to pen new scenes and materials for the superhero flick reshoots.

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Also read: “It will be the definitive end of actors don’t matter argument”: Captain America 4 Reshoots Divides Fans, Claim Anthony Mackie Can’t Carry a Movie Like Chris Evans

Moon Knight Writer Matthew Orton to Bring Changes to Captain America 4

Matthew Orton
Matthew Orton

As per Deadline, Matthew Orton (known for his work on Disney+’s Moon Knight) will work on material that will be filmed during additional photography for the upcoming Marvel movie. It is scheduled for spring-summer 2024.

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Reshoots are common in Marvel’s quality control process. It ensures the film meets production standards. The duration of reshoots varies, but it is a big deal for refining the final product. Fans are really excited after hearing that the Moon Knight writer will be taking over further screenwriting.

In addition to that, some fans praised his onboarding remarking that it is good that they are not rushing to make the film, at least they are taking their time and focusing more on providing quality to the Marvelites.

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Look what other fans have to say on this:

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There’s plenty of time for the theatrical release (Feb. 14, 2025) of Marvel Studios‘ Captain America: Brave New World. So, fans expect that Orton will definitely make it a “banger.” He previously worked as a consulting producer for Marvel Studios’ Disney+ series, which is why hopes are high this time.

Also read: After Deadpool 3, Marvel Wraps Up Captain America 4 Hours Before Planned Strike With Anthony Mackie and Harrison Ford as Actors Threaten to Support Writers’ Demands

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What’s More for Captain America: Brave New World?

Harrison Ford and Anthonie Mackie on the sets of Captain America: Brave New World
Harrison Ford and Anthony Mackie on the sets of Captain America: Brave New World

This time, Anthony Mackie‘s Sam Wilson takes on the titular mantle for the sequel after Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers. Julius Onah is directing the film with Liv Tyler, Harrison Ford, Shira Haas, Tim Blake Nelson, Rosa Salazar, Danny Ramirez, and Carl Lumbly in the cast.

Meanwhile, Dalan Musson and Malcolm Spellman wrote the earlier drafts. And now Orton is repped by WME, Grandview, and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole.

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In an interview with The Wrap, Mackie previously said that working on the film’s set was a “great experience,” adding it was “kind of dope to sit outside the White House and smoke a cigar and have whiskey with my crew, and watch the sunrise.”

Captain America: Brave New World is set to be released on Feb. 14, 2025.

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Also read: “I probably enjoy making movies more now”: Harrison Ford Won’t Retire Anytime Soon, Seemingly Teases More MCU Appearances After Captain America 4

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