Several outlets have been reporting that popular Korean actor Park Seo-joon may be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
According to soompi.com, an industry source revealed that Park will be starring in The Marvels, which is the sequel to 2019 blockbuster Captain Marvel.
The Marvels, headlined by Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson, is scheduled to be released on Nov 11, 2022 in the United States and is set to start production soon.
Another portal wrote that the Itaewon Class actor is reportedly leaving for the US in the second half of 2021 to begin filming the Marvel movie.
Park, who had a small role in the Oscar-winning film Parasite, is currently in the midst of shooting disaster thriller film Concrete Utopia, co-starring Lee Byung-hun and Park Bo-young.
When asked to validate the news, soompi.com reported that Park’s agency Awesome ENT responded with a “No comment”.
The Marvels sees Larson resuming the role of Captain Marvel. Other cast confirmed for the film to be directed by Nia DeCosta are Teyonah Paris and Iman Vellani as Monica Rambeau and Kamala Khan respectively.
Another Korean actor Ma Dong-seok is starring in this year’s Marvel film, Eternals.
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