Steven Yeun Drops Out Of Marvel’s Thunderbolts (Confirmed)

Rumors have also said the flick is canceled.

Rumors have also said the flick is canceled.

Steven Yuen Sentry Thunderbolts

A big rumor hits the net for the New Year claiming that Steven Yeun is no longer playing The Sentry and has decided to drop out of Marvel’s Thunderbolts.

The rumor comes amid it also claimed Thunderbolts has been canceled at Marvel and all the problems facing the MCU.

Scooper Daniel RPK also seemed to corroborate the rumor by tweeting a sad face who just said yesterday, “I have seen Steven Yeun trying his Sentry suit and let me tell you it might be the best superhero suit we’ve seen in the MCU.”

Update: THR confirms Steven Yeun will not be in the movie and blames the writers and actors strike for putting “schedules in disarray across Hollywood.” According to IMDB, Yeun’s schedule is free.

Update #2: Yeun explains his Marvel exit.

Thunderbolts concept art by Andy Park
Concept art by Andy Park

Thunderbolts canceled?

Thunderbolts was rumored to be canceled back in October with it also said Blade is in the crosshairs.

“Hearing that @Disney and @MarvelStudios are not moving forward with #THUNDERBOLTS once the strike is over this week. Also hear that #Blade is in serious jeopardy as well,” stated Empire City Box Office.

thunderbolts blade canceled rumor

The news that Steven Yeun has potentially exited Marvel and The Sentry role is a surprise as Wyatt Russell has recently been talking up the movie and said Thunderbolts was supposed to start filming in March or April.

Both Wyatt Russell and Robert Kirkman confirmed Steven Yeun as The Sentry in Thunderbolts as well.

Jake Schreier is the director who also worked with Steven Yeun in Netflix’s Beef, and Marvel brought Lee Sung Jin from Beef onboard as well to write a new script.

Thunderbolts has a July 25, 2025 release date. Starring includes Florence Pugh as Yelena, the new Black Widow; Sebastian Stan as the Winter Soldier; David Harbour as Red Guardian; Wyatt Russell as U.S. Agent, Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost, and Olga Kurilenko as Taskmaster, with Harrison Ford said to be returning from Captain America: Brave New World as Thaddeus Ross aka Red Hulk.

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