It seems that the marvel studios decided to change some things between its next releases. For those who were out of the loop, during the D23 Exposedthe series Armor Warswhich would focus on the character James Rhodes or War machine was made official. However, the production of Marvel Cinematic Universe underwent major changes in its development. Finally, the project will no longer be a series but a movie with theatrical release.
The information was aired on Thursday, September 29 through the website The HollyWood Reporter. According to the news portal, despite the changed format, the actor Don Cheadle continues as the protagonist. Apparently, the change happened for “creative reasons”. Check out the movie ad below:
please note that Armor Wars It’s been in development for quite some time. The series was announced in 2020, but it was only in 2022 that the character was confirmed. James Rhodes as the focus of the plot.
According to sources, the change is likely to cause a major delay in the film’s development. But the studio says it is committed to telling a story as quickly as possible. Finally, they decided that changing the format would be the right way to continue the project. It’s also worth remembering that this is the first time that Marvel has made a change of this level. After all, we’ve seen movies become series, but never the other way around.
According to the entertainment giant, the production starring cheadle It will be a direct sequel to Secret Invasion. Thus, the production will focus on a reflection on the legacy left by Tony Star, after his death in Avengers: Endgame. Another production that will bring up the same question is Iron heartplot with Dominique Thorne in the role of inventor Riri Williams.
So far, there is no information about who will be responsible for the direction and script of the production. However, Yassir Lester, who would be the writer of the series, will continue working on the production for the cinemas. In addition, outside cheadle like James Rhodes, the War Machine, there are no more names in the cast.
please note that cheadle returns to MCU in Secret Invasion. The series will focus Nick Furycharacter of Samuel L. Jackson. The cast also brings names like, Ben Mendelsohn, Colbie Smulders, Emilia Clarke and Olivia Colman.
Meanwhile, the comic strip which Armor Wars will reference, is a history of the Iron Man in itself. At work, stark have to deal with the fallout after their technology falls into the wrong hands. As of this writing, it is unknown if this will still be the focus of the film after the changes.
the footage of Armor Wars would start in 2023, with a guaranteed launch in Disney+ in 2024. However, after the changes, it is unclear when the film will be released in theaters.