Comic-Con Marvel Panels Announce New MCU Actors

An absolute boatload of Marvel content has been revealed this weekend at Comic-Con, meaning that there is also new information on exactly who will be joining the MCU.

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While some of these actors have been announced as joining the MCU before, BuzzFeed got a first look at footage inside Hall H — and here’s what we learned:

Michaela Coel in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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It was announced that Michaela will be playing Aneka, who is a combat instructor of Wakanda’s female special forces team in the comics.

Tenoch Huerta in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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The Narcos: Mexico actor was shown in his role as Namor, “king of a hidden undersea nation” (Atlantis in the comics).

Mabel Cadena in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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Mabel, known for the Mexican movie El Baile de los 41, will be playing Namora — Namor’s cousin.

Alex Livinalli in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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The Ozark actor will be playing Attuma, possibly the villain of the movie.

Dominique Thorne in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Ironheart

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Dominique — who you may know from If Beale Street Could Talk — will be making her first appearance as Riri Williams/Ironheart in the Black Panther sequel before the release of 2023’s Disney+ show Ironheart.

Olivia Colman in Secret Invasion

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A first look at Olivia in the upcoming series was shown. She appears to be a superior of Fury’s and says ominously, “You’re in no shape for this, Fury.”

Emilia Clarke in Secret Invasion

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A lot less is known about Emilia’s part, given that she didn’t speak in the trailer. She does, however, shoot a gun — so take from this what you will.

Not Regé-Jean Page in Secret Invasion

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Marvel had it clarify that Regé-Jean’s inclusion on a cast list was incorrect. However, he was there for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.

Maria Bakalova in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

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The Borat 2 star’s role as Cosmo the Space Dog (which appeared in the Collector’s museum in the first movie) was confirmed.

Chukwudi Iwuji in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

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Another DC to Marvel crossover — the Peacemaker star will be playing the High Evolutionary after much fan speculation.

Bill Murray in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

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Bill did accidentally previously spoil his Marvel appearance, but it was confirmed that he’ll be in the next one Ant-Man as a character who inhabits the Quantum Realm.

Kathryn Newton in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

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Cassie Lang, aka Stature, aka Scott Lang’s daughter, will be played by Big Little Lies actor Kathryn Newton.

Jonathan Majors in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and Avengers: The Kang Dynasty

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The Lovecraft Country star will be playing Marvel’s next big villain in the next Ant-Man — another version of his Loki appearance as “He Who Remains.”

We’ll keep you posted as more information comes out!

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