MCU Phase 4: *New Actors* Joining the Marvel Universe (Eternals, Shang-Chi + more)

by syd_reeses_pieces | created - 3 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

(*Under Construction: Still Announcing) (Hopefully Sersi still will be cast in The Eternals) (Looking forward to seeing who will be cast as Nightmare in Doctor Strange: in the Multiverse of Madness)

1. Mahershala Ali

Actor | House of Cards

Mahershala Ali is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film, television, and theater.

This past fall, Ali wrapped A24's Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, ...

Blade (Blade)

2. Simu Liu

Actor | Kim's Convenience

Simu is a Canadian Screen Award nominated actor, writer and producer, known for his role as Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience (2016).

Immigrating from China at the age of 5, Simu was raised in Mississauga, Ontario. After graduating from the Richard Ivey School of Business and working at a...

Shang-Chi (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings)

3. Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Actor | Faa yeung nin wa

Tony Leung Chiu Wai was born in Hong Kong on 27 June 1962. He and his younger sister were raised by their mother after his father left them. In 1982, after passing the training courses of TVB, Tony became a TV actor and became famous for his comedy style in such TV shows as Lu ding ji (1983) or The...

The Mandarin (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings)

4. Awkwafina

Actress | Ocean's Eight

Awkwafina was born in New York City, New York, USA as Nora Lum. She is an actress and writer, known for Ocean's Eight (2018), Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and The Farewell (2019).

(Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings)

5. Richard Madden

Actor | Game of Thrones

Richard Madden, born 18 June 1986, is a Scottish stage, film, and television actor best known for portraying Robb Stark in the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and Prince Kit in Disney's "Cinderella." Starring as David Budd in the BBC miniseries "Bodyguard" has also brought him more international ...

Ikaris (The Eternals)

6. Gemma Chan

Actress | Humans

Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She portrays Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl; Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat; Mia Bennett in the BBC's Doctor Who "The Waters of Mars"...

Sersi (The Eternals) (previously in Captain Marvel)

7. Angelina Jolie

Actress | Maleficent

Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress who rose to fame after her role in Girl, Interrupted (1999), playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010) and Maleficent (2014). Off-screen, Jolie has become ...

Thena (The Eternals)

8. Lauren Ridloff

Actress | Eternals

Lauren Ridloff is an American actress and former teacher. She is known as a former Miss Deaf America (2000 - 2002), as Lauren Teruel. She's also known for her 2018 Tony-nominated Broadway performance as Sarah Norman in Children of a Lesser God, and as Connie in the AMC Television series The Walking...

Makkari (The Eternals) (gender-swap)

9. Salma Hayek

Actress | Frida

One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses, Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do businessman father, Sami Hayek Dominguez, and her ...

Ajak (The Eternals) (gender-swap)

10. Kumail Nanjiani

Actor | The Big Sick

Kumail Nanjiani was born on February 21, 1978 in Karachi, Pakistan. He is an actor and writer, known for The Big Sick (2017), Life as We Know It (2010) and Central Intelligence (2016). He has been married to Emily V. Gordon since July 14, 2007.

Kingo (The Eternals)

11. Brian Tyree Henry

Actor | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Emmy and Tony Award nominee Brian Tyree Henry is a versatile actor whose career spans film, television and theater. Henry originated the role of "The General" in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon," for which he received rave reviews. He currently stars alongside Donald ...

Phastos (The Eternals)

12. Dong-seok Ma

Actor | Busanhaeng

Dong-seok Ma was born on March 1, 1971 in South Korea as Dong-seok Lee. He is an actor, known for Train to Busan (2016), The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) and The Outlaws (2017).

Gilgamesh (The Eternals)

13. Lia McHugh

Actress | Eternals

Lia McHugh was born as Lia Ryan McHugh. She is an actress, known for Eternals (2020), The Lodge (2019) and American Woman (2018).

Sprite (The Eternals) (gender-swap)

14. Barry Keoghan

Actor | The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Barry came to prominence in the 2017 film 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' with his truly terrifying portrayal of Martin,an American teenager exacting a grisly revenge on drunken surgeon Colin Farrell, but he was not an American nor a teen-ager, born in Dublin on 17th October 1992 and has a brother ...

Druig (The Eternals)

15. Kit Harington

Actor | Game of Thrones

Kit Harington was born Christopher Catesby Harington in Acton, London, to Deborah Jane (Catesby), a former playwright, and David Richard Harington, a businessman. His mother named him after 16th century British playwright and poet Christopher Marlowe, whose first name was shortened to Kit, a name ...

Dane Whitman/ Black Knight (The Eternals)

16. Florence Pugh

Actress | The Falling

Florence Pugh is an English actress. She is known for The Falling (2014), her film debut, Lady Macbeth (2016), Outlaw King (2018), Fighting with My Family (2019), and Midsommar (2019).

Pugh also appear in the ITV detective series Marcella and starred in the AMC Mini-Series The Little Drummer Girl.

In...

Yelena Belova (Black Widow)

17. David Harbour

Actor | Revolutionary Road

David Harbour is an American actor who has performed in film, television, and the theater.

He is known for his role as CIA agent Gregg Beam in Quantum of Solace (2008), Shep Campbell in Revolutionary Road (2008), Van Hauser in End of Watch (2012) and Dexter Tolliver in Suicide Squad (2016). He also ...

Alexei Shostakov/ Red Guardian (Black Widow)

18. Rachel Weisz

Actress | The Constant Gardener

Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, was of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. ...

Malina (Black Widow)

19. O-T Fagbenle

Actor | The Handmaid's Tale

Named one of backstage magazines 30 actors to watch, this year O-T Fagbenle has gone on to be cast as series regular Luke, opposite Elisabeth Moss, on HULU's The Handmaid's Tale, also starring Joseph Fiennes and directed by Reed Morano. This will be the second time that O-T has worked with Reed, ...

Mason (Black Widow)

20. Wyatt Russell

Actor | Overlord

Wyatt Russell was born on July 10, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Wyatt Hawn Russell. He is an actor, known for Overlord (2018), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) and 22 Jump Street (2014).

John Walker/ U.S. Agent (Falcon and the Winter Solider/ WandaVision)

21. Teyonah Parris

Actress | Dear White People

Teyonah Parris is an actress and producer, known for Dear White People (2014), Chi-Raq (2015) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018).

Monica Rambeau (Wandavision)

22. Kathryn Hahn

Actress | Afternoon Delight

Kathryn Marie Hahn was born in Westchester, Illinois, but her family then moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where she spent most of her time growing up. She is of German, Irish, and English descent. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from Northwestern University. She later attended Yale, ...

(Nosey neighbour) (WandaVision)

23. Jeffrey Wright

Actor | Shaft

Born and raised in Washington DC, Wright graduated from Amherst College in 1987. Although he studied Political Science while at Amherst, Wright left the school with a love for acting. Shortly after graduating he won an acting scholarship to NYU, but dropped out after only two months to pursue ...

Watcher (Marvel's What If...?)



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