Secret Invasion Star Don Cheadle Teases Warfare Machine’s MCU Future in Armor Wars

Because the Marvel Cinematic Universe has grown through the years, James “Rhodey” Rhodes / Warfare Machine has performed a novel half in that. Don Cheadle, who was solid within the position starting with Iron Man 2, has turn into one of many staples of the franchise — however in response to the actor, there’s nonetheless much more tales to inform in his future. In accordance with Cheadle, the arc that Rhodey will endure within the upcoming Secret Invasion Disney+ collection, in addition to his forthcoming Armor Wars film, will assist individuals see quite a lot of new sides of his character.

“The enjoyable half about it’s that we will proceed to discover Rhodey and — in some methods for the primary time — get to see what makes him tick,” Cheadle explained in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly. “We perceive his bodily challenges, however we’ve not actually but dug into loads of his emotional and psychological [challenges].”

What’s Armor Wars about?

Armor Wars, which was initially conceived as a Disney+ collection earlier than being reimagined as a film, will discover what occurs when the Iron Man tech falls into the incorrect fingers. The movie might be written by Yassir Lester, and might be impressed by the 1987-1988 comedian storyline of the identical title. 

“Hopefully the favourite one which I’ll do is Rhodey film that we will shoot,” Cheadle defined in an interview final 12 months. “I feel I am each successive movie, he is coming increasingly out of Tony’s shadow and turning into his personal particular person however I nonetheless suppose we’ve not actually found out who he’s and actually dug into that so that is what the film is for. It was going to be a collection, now we will do it as a movie. Armor Wars. So I am trying ahead to that.”

Secret Invasion will focus on MCU veterans Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Talos (Mendelsohn) as they take care of an invasion of shape-shifting Skrulls who’ve infiltrated all points of life on Earth. Different MCU veterans will embody Smulders as Maria Hill, Don Cheadle as James “Rhodey” Rhodes / Warfare Machine, and Martin Freeman as Everett Okay. Ross.

New solid members will embody Emilia Clarke, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Olivia Colman, Carmen Ejogo, Christopher McDonald, Dermot Mulroney, and Killian Scott. The collection might be written and govt produced by Kyle Bradstreet, and directed by Thomas Bezucha and Ali Selim.

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Secret Invasion is anticipated to debut on Disney+ on June twenty first. If you have not signed up for Disney+ but, you can do that right here

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