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Ms. Marvel


Rumor
Aug. 10, 2020
'Ms. Marvel' was rumored to have started casting for two characters code-named Omar and Willow.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Feb. 11, 2020
'Ms. Marvel' was rumored to be casting actors for the roles of Red Dagger and the Inhuman Kamran.   (The Illuminerdi)

MCU


Rumor
Jul. 29, 2021
Jodie Turner-Smith was rumored to be eyed for the role of Calypso in Sony's 'Kraven the Hunter.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jun. 15, 2021
'Kraven' was rumored to feature Chameleon as the main villain.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Mar. 04, 2021
Marvel Studios was rumored to be developing a mutant-focused MCU film under the working title of ‘The Mutants.’   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jul. 22, 2020
Marvel Studios was rumored to be developing a project based on Marvel's Illuminati team.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
May. 08, 2020
Marvel Studios was rumored to be in early stages of development on a project centered around Nova.   (The Illuminerdi)

The Marvels


Rumor
Feb. 12, 2021
'Captain Marvel 2' was rumored to be looking for a Clive Owen "prototype" who will play a “red herring role” who is likely to see their demise in the early moments of the movie.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor (Updated)
Feb. 12, 2021
Zawe Ashton was reported to have joined the cast of 'Captain Marvel 2' as the film's main villain.   (Deadline)

Feb. 12, 2021
'Captain Marvel 2' was rumored to be casting for a “strong African-American role” with a “prominent part” in the movie. It was pointed out that Marvel is currently said to be targeting 'Fresh Meat' star Zawe Ashton for the role.   (The Illuminerdi)

The Flash


Rumor
Jun. 14, 2021
'The Flash' was rumored to feature a cameo from Grant Gustin's Scarlet Speedster.   (The Illuminerdi)

Loki


Rumor
Feb. 21, 2020
'Loki' was rumored to be casting 4 supporting characters.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jan. 29, 2020
'Loki' was rumored to be casting the transgender character Sera for a supporting role in the series.   (The Illuminerdi)

Black Adam


Rumor
Oct. 23, 2020
'Black Adam' was rumored to be casting a Sam Rockwell-type actor in his 30's to play Doctor Fate.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Oct. 23, 2020
Doctor Fate was rumored to possess powerful telekinetic and telepathic abilities, with the power to slow time and even reality in 'Black Adam.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Oct. 21, 2020
Isabela Moner and Leslie Grace were rumored to be eyed for the role of Cyclone in 'Black Adam.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Oct. 15, 2020
Ma Hunkel was rumored to appear in 'Black Adam.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Oct. 08, 2020
Sarah Shahi was rumored to be in talks to play Adrianna Tomaz a.k.a. Isis in 'Black Adam.'   (The Illuminerdi)

Shazam! Fury of the Gods


Rumor
Oct. 22, 2020
'Shazam: Fury of the Gods' was rumored to include three villainous sisters.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Aug. 11, 2020
'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' was rumored to begin filming in Spring 2021.   (The Illuminerdi)

What If...?


Rumor
Jun. 21, 2021
'What If...?' was rumored to feature an alternate version of Doctor Strange that found magic after the death of his true love, resulting to a darker path for the Sorcerer Supreme.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jun. 20, 2021
'What If...?' was rumored to feature T'Challa's Star-Lord as the leader of the Ravagers.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jun. 17, 2021
'What If...?' was rumored to feature Erik Killmonger going "international," befriending Tony Stark in the process.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jun. 11, 2021
'What If...?' was rumored to feature Gamora hunting down Tony Stark in one episode.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jun. 10, 2021
'What If...?' was rumored to feature Steve Rogers being unable to take the super-soldier serum "due to an undisclosed injury," and this will lead to Peggy Carter taking it instead.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jun. 04, 2021
'What If...?' was rumored to feature Black Widow as "one of the only survivors of a cataclysmic event that came about due to the classic MCU villain Ultron."   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jun. 01, 2021
'What If...?' was rumored to feature Party Thor as a character that hasn't found his humility and will go to Earth and host a giant party that could likely be world-ending.   (The Illuminerdi)

Andor Series


Rumor
Mar. 03, 2021
Ewan McGregor was rumored to have joined the cast of 'Andor' to play Obi-Wan Kenobi in a recurring role.   (The Illuminerdi)

She-Hulk


Rumor
Jun. 10, 2021
Jameela Jamil was rumored to have joined the cast of 'She-Hulk' as Titania.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Mar. 05, 2021
'She-Hulk' was rumored to be casting for a "mysterious shapeshifter" that will use her abilities to get "power, money, and attention."   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor (Updated)
Dec. 10, 2020
Mark Ruffalo was confirmed to have signed on to reprise his role as Bruce Banner in 'She-Hulk.'   (Marvel Studios)

Mar. 10, 2020
Mark Ruffalo was rumored to have signed on to reprise his role as Bruce Banner in 'She-Hulk.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Nov. 24, 2020
Five supporting & recurring characters were rumored to be getting cast in 'She-Hulk.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Mar. 06, 2020
'She-Hulk' was rumored to be casting two actresses for two supporting roles, one described as a "Best Friend" in the age range of 26 to 28 years old and the other code-named "Meg," in the 29 to 35 year-old age range, described as a shrewd lawyer with a biting wit and humor.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Mar. 06, 2020
'She-Hulk' was rumored to follow Jennifer Walters as a successful lawyer who seeks cases in superheroic law, all while occasionally joining superhero battles as She-Hulk.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Feb. 17, 2020
Marvel Studios was rumored to be casting an actress of open ethnicity who is 26 to 34 years old and has "comedic chops" for the role of Jennifer Walters / She-Hulk in 'She-Hulk.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Feb. 17, 2020
'She-Hulk' was rumored to tell Jennifer Walters' She-Hulk origin story in a way that skews very close to her origins from the comics.   (The Illuminerdi)

Spider-Man 3


Rumor
Dec. 18, 2020
Hannibal Buress was rumored to return in 'Spider-Man 3' as Coach Wilson.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Dec. 18, 2020
Martin Starr was rumored to return in 'Spider-Man 3' as Roger Harrington.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Dec. 18, 2020
'Spider-Man 3' was rumored to be searching for actors to play an agent and a detective.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Dec. 14, 2020
Willem Dafoe was rumored to have joined the cast of 'Spider-Man 3' as Green Goblin.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Dec. 14, 2020
Thomas Hayden Church was rumored to have joined the cast of 'Spider-Man 3' as Sandman.   (The Illuminerdi)

Secret Invasion


Rumor
May. 31, 2021
Carmen Ejogo was rumored to be in talks to star in 'Secret Invasion.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
May. 31, 2021
'Secret Invasion' was rumored to be looking for a Black or Asian female lead in the 45-70 age range to play a powerful leader with a spy feel.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Mar. 02, 2021
'Secret Invasion' was rumored to be casting three significant roles, which includes the actor for the main villain, a female supporting character, and a young female cast member.   (The Illuminerdi)

Hawkeye


Rumor (Updated)
Dec. 03, 2020
Alaqua Cox was reported to have joined the cast of 'Hawkeye' as Maya Lopez a.k.a. Echo.   (Variety)

Sep. 29, 2020
'Hawkeye' was rumored to be casting a deaf actress to play Echo in a lead role.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor (Updated)
Jul. 27, 2020
Hailiee Steinfeld was rumored to have '100%' signed a contract to play Kate Bishop.   (MCU Cosmic)

Jul. 27, 2020
Hailee Steinfeld was rumored to have signed on for 'Hawkeye' as Kate Bishop.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jul. 27, 2020
'Hawkeye' was rumored to be planning to begin production in Atlanta in October 2020.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jul. 26, 2020
Marvel Studios was rumored to be looking for Middle Eastern actor in his 20s - early 30s for a recurring role in 'Hawkeye.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jul. 26, 2020
'Hawkeye' was rumored to be casting an Eastern European actor in his 30s-40s for a supporting role.   (The Illuminerdi)

Moon Knight


Rumor
Nov. 21, 2020
'Moon Knight' was rumored to begin filming in London in March 2021.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Nov. 21, 2020
'Moon Knight' was rumored to be casting a female Egyptian lead and a British male lead in a strong supporting role.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Nov. 21, 2020
'Moon Knight' was rumored to feature a silver cloak for Marc Spector instead of his traditional look from the comics.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Sep. 25, 2020
'Moon Knight' was rumored to have the tone of a thriller.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Sep. 25, 2020
'Moon Knight' was rumored to begin production by the end of 2020.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Sep. 25, 2020
Marvel Studios was rumored to be looking for an actor between the ages of 40 and 50 years old to play the titular Marc Spector in 'Moon Knight.' Specifically, Marvel Studios was rumored to be interested in Keanu Reeves for the role.   (The Illuminerdi)

'Gotham City' Series


Rumor
Feb. 19, 2021
The Gotham PD series was rumored to be looking for a black female lead and a white male lead, with the former playing a district attorney for Gotha while the latter is a detective working under Commissioner Gordon.   (The Illuminerdi)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3


Rumor (Updated)
Mar. 09, 2021
James Gunn debunked the rumor by pointing out that “there is no casting underway” for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’   (Cast/Crew)

Mar. 09, 2021
‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ was rumored to be casting for a "thirty-year-old Caucasian man" who is a "Zac Effron-type" as well as a “super hero type” to play Adam Warlock in the threequel.   (The Illuminerdi)

Green Lantern Corps Series


Rumor
Jun. 30, 2021
Tobias Menzies is rumored to be in talks to play the role of Sinestro in HBO Max's 'Green Lantern' series.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor (Updated)
May. 20, 2021
Jeremy Irvine was reported to be in final negotiations to play Alan Scott in the 'Green Lantern' series.   (The Hollywood Reporter)

May. 20, 2021
Jeremy Irvine was rumored to be in final negotiations to play Alan Scott in the 'Green Lantern' series.   (The Illuminerdi)

WandaVision


Rumor
Jan. 16, 2020
'WandaVision' was rumored to be casting an actor to play Hulkling.   (The Illuminerdi)

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever


Rumor
Jun. 07, 2021
Tenoch Huerta was rumored to be playing Namor the Submariner in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.'   (The Illuminerdi)

Thor: Love and Thunder


Rumor
Apr. 23, 2020
Marvel Studios was rumored to be casting a young black actor for a character codenamed Zappa for 'Thor: Love and Thunder.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Feb. 04, 2020
Christian Bale was rumored to portray an intergalactic villain in 'Thor: Love and Thunder.'   (The Illuminerdi)

Ahsoka (Series)


Rumor
Jun. 14, 2021
'Ahsoka' was rumored to feature the return of Barriss Offee.   (The Illuminerdi)

DCU


Rumor
Jul. 06, 2021
'Batgirl' was rumored to be casting for an actress in her early 20s to play Barbara Gordon.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jul. 06, 2021
'Batgirl' was rumored to be looking for actors to play the villain who is described as a "disgruntled former firefighter" as well as someone who will play Commissioner Jim Gordon.   (The Illuminerdi)

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings


Obi-Wan Kenobi Series


Rumor
Nov. 23, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to be casting a female co-star, codenamed Riley (aka Eve), as well as three supporting characters.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Nov. 23, 2020
Three supporting characters & one co-lead were rumored to be getting cast in 'Kenobi.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Nov. 23, 2020
Thuso Mbedu, Anula Navlekar, and Naomi Scott were rumored to be included on Lucasfilm's shortlist for a starring role in 'Kenobi.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jul. 24, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' production was rumored to start in March 2021 in Los Angeles, California.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
May. 18, 2020
Rosario Dawson was rumored to be in talks to reprise her role as Ahsoka Tano in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (The Illuminerdi)

Peacemaker (Series)


Rumor
Jan. 05, 2021
Two supporting characters were rumored to be getting cast in 'Peacemaker.'   (The Illuminerdi)

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness


Rumor
May. 18, 2021
'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' was rumored to feature Shuma Gorath as the film's primary antagonist.   (The Illuminerdi)
Quote
May. 18, 2021
'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' was rumored to showcase Shuma Gorath's pursuit of America Chavez because "he wants her powers to have complete control of the multiverse."   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor (Updated)
Jun. 25, 2020
Chiwetel Ejiofor confirmed he will reprise his role as Baron Mordo in 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.'   (Cast/Crew)

Jun. 25, 2020
Chiwetel Ejiofor was rumored to reprise his role as Baron Mordo in 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jan. 28, 2020
Clea was rumored to have a major role in 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jan. 24, 2020
Brother Voodoo was rumored to appear in 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jan. 23, 2020
'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' was rumored to be casting a teenage Hispanic female who was suggested to be America Chavez.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jan. 23, 2020
America Chavez was rumored to appear in 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.'   (The Illuminerdi)