‘Captain America: New World Order’ will include Harrison Ford as Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross
Captain America: New World Order, starring Anthony Mackie, welcomes veteran American actor Harrison Ford to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the stead of William Hurt’s Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross.
However, Variety reports that Ford will not be a part of Marvel’s anti-hero team-up flick Thunderbolts, which is set to be released shortly after “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”
According to Variety, director Julius Onah’s fourth ‘Captain America film would cover events that occur after the events of the “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” trilogy.
Beginning in 2008’s “The Incredible Hulk,” Hurt portrays General Ross, a US Army officer who plays a crucial role in the transformation of scientist Bruce Banner (then played by Edward Norton) into the Hulk and who subsequently spends the rest of the film searching for Banner.
In 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War,” the character returned as the Secretary of State charged with executing the Sokovia Accords designed to limit the Avengers’ activities.
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Hurt’s final appearance as Ross was in ‘Black Widow‘ in 2021; he made brief appearances in ‘Avengers: Infinity War‘ and ‘Avengers: Endgame. Ford’s first Marvel film, but he will be back for more sequels and spinoffs.
Veteran actor of ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Indiana Jones,’ and ‘Jack Ryan,’ is now 80 years old. According to Variety, his next starring role will be in the fifth ‘Indiana Jones film, which is scheduled for release in June 2023.