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‘Captain America 4’ Finds Its Director in Julius Onah – The Hollywood Reporter

Captain America 4 has a director.

Nigerian-American filmmaker Julius Onah, maybe greatest recognized for helming the 2018 thriller The Cloverfield Paradoxwill direct the fourth installment of the Captain America movie franchise for Marvel Studios.

Anthony Mackie is starring within the characteristic, reprising his long-time Marvel character of Sam Wilson, however not, nevertheless, Wilson’s long-time alter ego and Captain America sidekick, Falcon. That’s because of the occasions of 2021’s Marvel’s Disney+ collection, Falcon and the Winter Soldierwhich noticed Wilson, after a lot self-doubt, lastly settle for the defend and mantle of Captain America.

It is not recognized what the paths for the character will probably be subsequent, however one thing thought-provoking is probably going. Malcolm Spellman, the creator and head author of Winter Soldieris penning the script with Dalan Musson, a employees author on the present.

It’s unclear whether or not Chris Evans would reprise his position of Steve Rogers, AKA the primary Captain America (though if the query of who’s entitled to hold defend continues to be posed, all bets are off. Plus, having stacked casts in solo film outings is a important Marvel ingredient at this level.)

No begin date has been revealed.

Onah was born in Markurdi, Nigeria and lived in locales around the globe because of a diplomat father or mother earlier than settling within the US His shorts made the pageant rounds, whereas his NYU movie faculty thesis film attracted Spike Lee as an exec producer.

JJ Abrams tapped him to direct a characteristic set within the producer’s Cloverfield world and whereas that studio film misfired, he gained robust notices for his return-to-his-roots rebound, the 2019 indie drama Luce. The Neon film starred Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and Octavia Spencer and debuted on the 2019 Sundance Movie Competition. It garnered three Indie Spirit Award nominations, together with greatest director.

Onah is repped by WME.

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