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19 Celebs Who Have Been Cast In Marvel’s Phase 4

Hailee Steinfeld, Michaela Coel, Jameela Jamil, and Emilia Clarke hold the future of the MCU in their hands.

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Jameela Jamil

The Good Place star confirmed in July that she will play an undisclosed character in the Disney+ series She-Hulk by posting an epic training montage on TikTok. “Fighting my way through the MCU,” she wrote in the video. “Coming to you in 2022!” Jamil also added the hashtags #SheHulk and #AnythingIsPossibleKids.

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Michaela Coel

The I May Destroy You creator and author has reportedly been cast as a character in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the sequel to the Oscar-nominated film Black Panther, which will be released in 2022, according to Variety in July.

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Emilia Clarke

Speaking on The Tonight Show in July, Clarke confirmed that she will join the MCU in the 2022 Disney+ series Secret Invasion. She also revealed that she was terrified of spoiling anything about the show: “The first people I spoke to from Marvel were their security team.”

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Simu Liu

The 32-year-old Kim’s Convenience actor will play the MCU’s first-ever Asian leading role in the upcoming origin film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which hits theaters in September 2021.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie will star as Thena, an intelligent and courageous warrior, in the Chloe Zhao-directed film Eternals, which will be released November 2021.

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Kit Harrington

The Game of Thrones star will fight alongside Jolie in 2021’s Eternals as Dane Whitman, a warrior who also goes under the moniker the Black Knight.

Iman Vellani

Iman Vellani will make her onscreen debut as Kamala Khan, Marvel’s first Muslim superhero lead, in the Disney+ series Ms. Marvel. Marvel describes the character as a “great student, avid gamer, and voracious fan-fic scribe” with a “special affinity” for Captain Marvel in particular. In addition to her own series, Vellani is also confirmed to star in 2022’s The Marvels.

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Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac is confirmed to play the lead role in the Disney+ series Moon Knight. Marvel describes his character Marc Spector as a “complex vigilante” who has a form of “dissociative identity disorder.” Marvel added: “Multiple identities who live inside him are distinct characters in the series and will appear against a backdrop of Egyptian iconography.”

Hailee Steinfeld

The 24-year-old actor and musician will star as Clint Barton’s (Jeremy Renner) apprentice Kate Bishop in the Disney+ series Hawkeye, which will likely be released in late 2021.

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Florence Pugh

Fans have already witnessed Florence Pugh’s powerful performance as Red Room assassin Yelena Belova in Black Widow, but the film’s post-credit scene revealed she will also make an appearance in Hawkeye later this year too.

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Ethan Hawke

The Hollywood Reporter revealed in January that Hawke will play opposite Oscar Isaac as the undisclosed villain in Moon Knight. Chatting with The Ringer, Hawke revealed his reason for joining the series: “I love the fact that Moon Knight is a lesser known story and allows more creative freedom.”

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Tatiana Maslany

Tatiana Maslany, known for her roles in Orphan Black and Perry Mason, will step into the shoes of Jennifer Walters, a cousin of Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) and a lawyer who specializes in “superhuman-oriented legal cases” in the 2022 Disney+ series She-Hulk.

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Mahershala Ali

Marvel announced at San Diego Comic Con in 2019 that Oscar winner Mahershala Ali will star in the upcoming film Blade as its titular character.

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Christian Bale

After starring as Batman in The Dark Knight trilogy, Bale will make his MCU debut in 2022’s Thor: Love and Thunder, the fourth installment of the Thor film series. In December, Marvel confirmed that he will star as the Taika Waititi-directed film’s main villain: Gorr the God Butcher.

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Jonathan Majors

The Marvel universe got its first glimpse of Jonathan Majors as He Who Remains in the final episode of the Disney+ series Loki. He is set to return as Kang the Conqueror, who is believed to be the MCU’s next major villain, in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania in 2023.

Sophia Di Martino

Sophia Di Martino’s quick-witted character Sylvie, a female variant of Loki, sent shockwaves throughout the sacred timeline at the end of the first season of the Disney+ series. Now, with Season 2 of Loki confirmed, her moral alignment will be tested once again.

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Dominique Thorne

In December 2020, Marvel confirmed that the Judas and the Black Messiah actor will transform into the “genius inventor” Riri Williams in the upcoming original series Ironheart. “I was at home in Delaware and I got a call asking if I would like to play this role,” she told Empire. “It was the best phone call I could have ever received.”

Teyonah Parris

Teyonah Parris plays Monica Rambeau, a character fans first met back in the ’90s as a child in Captain Marvel. They met the grown-up version, played by Parris, in Wandavision as she tried to save Wanda and gained her own set of super powers. She will reprise the role in The Marvels, the 2022 sequel to Captain Marvel.

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Wyatt Russell

Wyatt Russell’s character John Walker ruffled feathers when he became the new Captain America in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. His transformation into U.S. Agent as well as his recruitment by Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), will make him a key character in Phase 4.

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