Captain Marvel 2 Casting Spoils Kree Scientist Position


In contrast to its potential companion Disney+ sequence, Secret Invasion, manufacturing on The Marvels has been saved underneath wraps, other than some set pictures leaking exhibiting off a brand new costume for Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan. Outdoors of that costume, followers know little concerning the Captain Marvel sequel, however there was one small function that doubtlessly leaked. 

Final 12 months, One Take Information reported that Marvel Studios was searching for an actor of their early 30s to early 50s to play the function of “Scientist Pal,” who the outlet believed would seem in The Marvels. There was lots of hypothesis about who this “pal” might be, nevertheless it quickly fell off the wayside till just lately.

The identical outlet has just lately discovered proof of their earlier scoop being right with the Captain Marvel sequel planning to introduce an obscure and minor Marvel character stemming from the Kree.

New Casting for Captain Marvel Sequel

One Take Information discovered proof of casting for The Marvels on Mandy, an internet site devoted to casting, saying that actor Colin Stoneley was solid within the function of Pap-Tonn, a Kree scientist.

Colin Stoneley

An outline and actor that matches the casting name for the “Scientist Pal” function reported by One Take Information final 12 months. However, the character in query, Pap-Tonn, could not be extra obscure, solely ever showing in a single challenge of Marvel Comics—”Silver Surfer” (1987) #8.

Kree Scientist Pap-Tonn The Marvels
“Silver Surfer” (1987) — Subject #8

The one factor that he does within the challenge is look at the Silver Surfer’s cosmic board with poor outcomes because it flies out of the laboratory to its grasp’s assist. So, how this minor Kree scientist character will match into the Captain Marvel sequel is a thriller.

How Pleasant Will This Kree Scientist Be?

Curiously, regardless of being a Kree, an enemy of Carol Danvers and the Skrulls led by Ben Mendelsohn’s Talos, Stoneley’s function is described as a “Scientist Pal.” So maybe he can be a Kree who has a change of coronary heart in the direction of his colonialist empire or positive factors sympathy for the Skrulls and different races the Kree have oppressed.

He might act as a doable ally or mole for these working in opposition to the pursuits of the Kree empire, comparable to Carol Danvers and Nick Fury. It would be for the sequel to indicate that not all of the Kree are as brainwashed as Jude Legislation’s Yon-Rogg or any of Carol’s different squad mates.

Regardless, this can possible be a minor function matching that of the minor character, however he might nonetheless handle to face out. In any case, Matthew Maher’s Norex, Talos’ “Science Man,” was capable of stand out as a minor character regardless of his restricted display time, so the identical might occur with Pap-Tonn.

Followers will discover out for certain after they see The Marvels in theaters on February 17, 2023.


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