Harrison Ford Replaces William Hurt as Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross in Marvel Studios “Captain America: New World Order”

Harrison Ford is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He will be taking over the role of Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross in the upcoming Captain America: New World Order. This is a role that was formerly held by William Hurt, who passed away earlier this year. This is Ford’s first foray in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He is no stranger to being a part of popular franchises, however. He has appeared in Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan movies, the Blade Runner films and also some other incredibly popular films as well.

Captain America: New World Order stars Anthony Mackie and follows the events of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier series that debuted on Disney+ in 2021. The screenplay is being written by the series’ head writer Malcolm Spellman along with staff writer Dalan Musson. Julius Onah is directing the film.

While Ford will be appearing in Captain America: New World Order, it does not appear that he will also be appearing in Thunderbolts. This will be Marvel’s anti-hero film that will be following up this Captain America: New World Order.

Ross first appeared in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk. In this film he was a U.S. Army Generally who was a big part of transforming Bruce Banner into the Hulk. He spends a bulk of the movie hunting Banner. In 2016, he returned in Captain America: Civil War, now as the Secretary of State who is tasked with enforcing the Sokovia Accords. Ross also had brief cameos in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. The most recent appearance of Ross and also Hurt’s last performance of the role was in 2021’s Black Widow.

Captain America: New World Order is set to be released in theaters on May 3, 2024. It will be the fourth film in Phase 5 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. What do you think about Harrison Ford joining the cast as Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!


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