Could Park Seo Joon be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe? According to Korean news sites, the crossover is highly likely.
As per industry representatives, the hallyu star has finished reviewing the offer, and is now set to join Brie Larson in The Marvels, a.k.a. the much-anticipated sequel to her pilot superhero movie, Captain Marvel. Seo Joon is scheduled to fly to the United States to shoot his scenes by the latter half of this year.
That said, his entertainment agency, Awesome ENT, has chosen to keep mum about the reports as of the moment, responding “No comment,” to a query from media outlets.
If confirmed, the Itaewon Class star will play a currently undisclosed role, alongside the film’s confirmed cast, including Brie, Teyonah Parris, and Iman Vellani. Seo Joon will also be working with Director Nia DaCosta, who’s making history as the first black female to direct a film in the MCU. She’s also one of the youngest to a helm a project for the global franchise. Meanwhile, Seo Joon will be the second Korean actor to star in the MCU, after Ma Dong Seok in the soon-to-be released The Eternals.
The Marvels is scheduled for a North American release on November 11, 2022.
Seo Joon is currently in the midst of filming the movie Concrete Utopia. A sci-fi thriller, it follows a group of people trying to survive after experiencing a devastating earthquake that’s left their city in ruins. Seo Joon will play Min Sung in the Korean disaster film, a bold salaryman who helps protect his apartment building from outsiders. Joining him in Concrete Utopia are Lee Byung Hun, Park Bo Young, and Park Ji Hoo.
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