MCU: How ‘Thunderbolts’ Could Lead Into The X-Men

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Marvel Studios’ upcoming fine comic, Thunderbolts, directed by Jake Schreier and set to release on July 24, 2024, is a story about a team of anti-heroes, much like DC’s Suicide Squad.

While the plot remains unknown, Disney has introduced several characters, including Yelena Belova, Bucky Barnes, Ghost, Valentina Allegra de la Fontaine, John Walker, Taskmaster, and Red Guardian, to pave the way for this team.

The cast includes Florence Pugh, Sebastian Stan, Harrison Ford, David Harbour, Olga Kurylenko, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Steven Yeun, Hannah-John Kamen, Wyatt Russell, and more.

How ‘Thunderbolts’ Could Lead Into The X-Men

According to a report from The Hot Mic Podcast, Thunderbolts’ plot will likely have a founding connection with the X-Men and prepare for their return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The story could see Valentina Allegra de la Fontaine leading a team to recover Adamantium on the island of Tiamut, a material that is Wolverine’s main weakness. While this news has not been confirmed, it suggests an exciting incipit and potential for introducing mutants.

Fans eagerly anticipate more concrete details about the plot and characters of Thunderbolts as its release date approaches. CBR reports that a key plot element of Thunderbolts could have a link to the famous group of mutants created by Stan Lee. This information and The Hot Mic Podcast’s report make Thunderbolts an exciting addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.