James Gunn DC Reboot: Marvel Stars Joining the New Universe

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By Black Widow

James Gunn – transition from Marvel to DC has sparked anticipation as he brings a stellar cast of former Marvel actors to his reimagined DC Universe.

Gunn’s willingness to blend talent from both cinematic universes highlights his commitment to crafting an engaging and diverse narrative. Here’s a glimpse into the exciting crossovers that fans can expect.

Marvel Actors in the DC Reboot:

David Harbour (Red Guardian) –

Eric Frankenstein: Harbour will make waves in both DC and Marvel, reprising his role as Red Guardian in Marvel’s Thunderbolts and embracing the original character Eric Frankenstein in DC’s animated series Creature Commandos.

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Pom Klementieff (Mantis)

Known for her role as Mantis in Guardians of the Galaxy, Klementieff’s involvement in the DC Universe is still undisclosed, with hints of exciting plans in conversations with James Gunn.

Maria Bakalova (Cosmo) –

Princess Ilana Rostovic: Bakalova’s impressive performance as Cosmo in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy led her to voice Princess Ilana Rostovic in DC’s Creature Commandos, showcasing her versatility.

Isabel Merced (Hawkgirl)

Merced’s upcoming portrayal of Hawkgirl in Gunn’s Superman: Legacy adds depth to the new DC Universe. She also features in Sony’s Madame Web.

Nathan Fillion (Various Marvel Roles) –

Guy Gardner: Fillion’s collaboration with Gunn continues as he assumes the role of Green Lantern Guy Gardner in “Superman: Legacy,” following his appearances in Guardians of the Galaxy and The Suicide Squad.

Frank Grillo (Crossbones) –

Rick Flag Sr.: Grillo transitions from Marvel’s Crossbones to DC’s “Creature Commandos,” embodying Rick Flag Sr. and deepening the interplay between the two universes.

Sean Gunn (Kraglin & Rocket)

Sean Gunn’s familiarity with James Gunn extends to both cinematic universes. His roles as Kraglin and Rocket in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy align with his portrayal of Weasel and G.I. Robot in DC’s Creature Commandos.

Alan Tudyk (Various Marvel Roles) –

Doctor Phosphorus: Tudyk’s dynamic shift from Marvel’s roles to voicing the iconic DC supervillain Doctor Phosphorus in Creature Commandos showcases his range.

Edi Gathegi (Darwin) –

Mr. Terrific: Gathegi’s evolution from Marvel’s Darwin to DC’s Mr. Terrific in Superman: Legacy underscores his versatile acting prowess.

Rumored Marvel Actors in the DC Universe

Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, and Zoe Saldaña, renowned for their roles in Guardians of the Galaxy, are speculated to join the DC Universe under Gunn’s direction, potentially introducing fresh dynamics and characters to the narrative.

As James Gunn orchestrates his DC Universe, the infusion of former Marvel actors adds an exciting dimension to the superhero franchise.

The boundary-crossing collaborations promise a unique and captivating storytelling experience, eagerly awaited by fans as the DC Universe’s next chapter unfolds.

The upcoming Creature Commandos animated series heralds the start of this thrilling journey.