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EXCLUSIVE: After taking part in one of many cooks behind a Chicago sandwich store within the FX collection The Bear, Ayo Edebiri has discovered a brand new group to hitch as sources inform Deadline she has boarded Marvel StudiosThunderbolts in a brand new secret position.

Edebiri joins an ensemble that was introduced throughout Disney’s D23 occasion final yr that features Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, Sebastian Stan as Winter Soldier, David Harbour as Red Guardian, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Valentina Allegra de Fontaine, Wyatt Russell as US Agent, Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost and Olga Kurylenko as Taskmaster.

The movie will bow on July 26, 2024. Marvel had no remark.

Jake Schreier is about as director of the brand new Marvel tentpole. Black Widow scribe Eric Pearson is penning the script, with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige producing. Not a lot is understood in regards to the plot of the movie, however within the comics, it revolves round a gaggle of villains who’re despatched on missions commissioned by the federal government. 

The mission marks Edebiri first main studio starring position. She performs Sydney Adamu in The Bear,

incomes a Critics Choice Award nomination, and is anticipated to be a participant on this yr’s Emmy race. Season 2 will premiere this summer time on FX on Hulu.

On the movie aspect, she lately appeared in Theater Camp reverse Ben Platt, which simply had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie grew to become one of many greater gross sales on the fest, with Searchlight landing rights to distribute.

She is repped by CAA, Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment and Range Media Partners.

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