As several industry magazines unanimously report, Harrison Ford will soon be involved in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and slip into the role of General Ross. This was originally impersonated by the late William Hurt (first appearing in 2008 in “The incredible Hulk”). Ford is thus expanding its impressive vita with another well-known franchise: In addition to “Indiana Jones”, “Blade Runner” and “Star Wars’ the now 80-year-old screen icon will soon also be on the road in the service of Marvel.
Harrison Ford will make his debut as General Ross in Captain America 4: New World Order, which stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson. Cloverfield Paradox creator Julius Onah is directing. Captain America 4 is set after the events of the Marvel series The Falcon And The Winter Soldier, which launched on Disney+ last year. In it, Sam Wilson has officially succeeded Steve Rogers (Chris Evans). Captain America 4 is slated to hit theaters on May 1, 2024.
But that’s not all: Harrison Ford will also appear in the “Thunderbolts” film, which is like the Marvel answer to DC’s “The Suicide Squad’ as first reported by the podcast The Hot Mic With Jeff Sneider and John Rocha. General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross is the leader and founder of the Suicide Squad, credited to the likes of Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh), Taskmaster (Olga Kurylenko), Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), Ghost (Hannah John-Kamen) and John Walker aka US Agent (Wyatt Russell) count.
Thunderbolts is set to hit theaters just a few months after Captain America 4, which is currently set for July 24, 2024. The screenplay is by Black Widow writer Eric Pearson Avengers-Mastermind Kevin Feige naturally acts as producer. The Marvel blockbuster is directed by Jake Schreier (“Margo’s Footsteps”).