Marvel Studios’ Thunderbolts film has added Geraldine Viswanathan to its cast. The actor will replace Ayo Edebiri (The Bear), who was forced to depart the project due to scheduling conflicts. She joins fellow new addition, Lewis Pullman, who has replaced Steven Yeun who was also forced to depart the project earlier in the month for scheduling conflicts.
Viswanathan’s star has been on the rise since starring in Universal’s Blockers. She’s starred in projects such as TBS’ Miracle Workers, The Beanie Bubble, and Cat Person. She is set to star in Ethan Coen’s Drive Away Dolls and the Amazon comedy You’re Cordially Invited.
Production on the movie is expected to begin in March/April. The cast includes Wyatt Russell as US Agent, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Valentina, Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, Sebastian Stan as Winter Soldier, David Harbour as Red Guardian, Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost, and Olga Kurylenko as Taskmaster. Jake Schreier will direct the film. It is currently slated to hit theaters in July 2025.