Marvel’s Avengers star lands new TV collection forward of Disney+ spin-off
Don Cheadle has landed an enormous new TV function forward of his standalone Marvel Disney+ collection Armor Wars.
Cheadle is about to relate ABC’s reboot of The Surprise Years, taking up the function of the grownup Dean Williams, Deadline stories.
Directing the reboot might be Fred Savage, who starred as Kevin Arnold within the unique collection, whereas Daniel Stern supplied his voice as an grownup.
The Surprise Years reboot will comply with the Williamses, a Black middle-class household in Montgomery, Alabama within the late Sixties. Lee Daniels is about to government produce the collection.
Very similar to the unique, it’s going to centre on the household’s teenage son Dean Williams, with Cheadle as grownup Dean narrating.
Cheadle has additionally reprised his function as James ‘Rhodey’ Rhodes in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, a spoiler that he let slip was going to occur earlier this yr.
Talking about how the Marvel Universe intertwines its characters, Cheadle, who will even star in his personal collection Armor Wars, mentioned: “That is among the enjoyable of the MCU, that all of us get to point out up in one another’s tales, and there are methods that we’re cross-platforming these characters, they usually change into storylines, generally, within the motion pictures.
“After which these storylines within the motion pictures change into storylines within the reveals. It is actually a enjoyable and fascinating and, by all creativeness, fully open-ended – this may go anyplace.
“It is nice, I am unable to wait to get within the room with the writers and work out how all these issues occur. You recognize, Rhodey reveals up in Winter Soldier and Falcon’s present. So, it may be quite a bit.”
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is streaming solely Disney+, with new episodes each Friday.