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Captain America: New World Order Casts Xosha Roquemore in New Role

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Marvel’s upcoming 2024 flick Captain America: New World Order is generally comprised of MCU alums akin to Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson and Tim Blake Nelson because the Leader. But it’s bought a number of notable newcomers sprinkled in, akin to Harrison Ford’s Thaddeus Ross and Shira Haas as Sabra. The film’s now gained one other solid member.

Per Deadline, Xosha Roquemore has been signed onto the film in a task that’s stated to be substantial. The 38-year-old actor made her function movie debut with as Jo Ann in 2009’s Precious, and has since gone on to star in The Mindy Project, Black Monday, and as LeBron James’ mom in Space Jam: A New Legacy. For the second, although, her position within the Marvel movie is at present shrouded in secrecy, as this stuff usually are within the early casting bulletins.

The fourth movie within the Captain America franchise would be the first with Mackie’s Wilson because the lead after he beforehand took the Captain America mantle on the finish of 2021’s The Falcon & the Winter Soldier. Along with Mackie, that collection’ showrunner Malcom Spellman is again for New World Order, as is the present’s author Dalan Mussan. In the director’s seat is Julius Onah, finest recognized for 2018’s The Cloverfield Paradox and 2019’s Luce.

Since the primary film again in 2011, the Captain America movies have been extra comparatively grounded, which implies Roquemore’s position has some pretty slim potentialities: like Erin Kellyman, she could possibly be enjoying a reimagined model of a reasonably obscure character. Or she may be a reasonably untouched model of a personality like Misty Knight—when Sam first became Cap within the comics, Misty was a supporting participant in his solo comedian, and he or she’s popped up a number of instances in his latest ebook, Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty. It gained’t be lengthy earlier than we discover out for good—if Marvel doesn’t outright say it, her position will certainly get leaked through merch or set pictures.

Captain America: New World Order hits theaters on May 3, 2024.

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