Sadie Sink is reportedly joining the MCU as Songbird

The Stranger Things actor will be joining the anti-hero team The Thunderbolts.


It looks like David Harbour isn’t the only Stranger Things cast member joining the MCU. There are reports that Marvel has approached Sadie Sink to play a big role in the upcoming Thunderbolts movie.

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Sadie Sink will be joining the Thunderbolts as Songbird.

Sink, who plays Max Mayfield in Stranger Things, may be joining the MCU. There were previous reports that the actor was being eyed to play Jean Grey once the X-Men become part of the Marvel universe.

However, it looks like Sink may be having her debut earlier than expected. New reports suggest that the actor is being tapped to take on the role of Songbird, a member of the Thunderbolts.

The rumors of Sink’s addition to the superhero team come from the Marvel Studios Spoiler subreddit. According to the post, "Songbird will be in Thunderbolts (Sadie Sink being looked at for the role)."

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Sink has reportedly been approached by Marvel to play the anti-hero.

If the rumors are true, then Sink will be reuniting with Stranger Things co-star David Harbour in the Thunderbolts. Harbour plays Alexei Shastakov aka Red Guardian in the MCU. He first appeared in Black Widow alongside another Thunderbolt team member Yelena Belova played by Florence Pugh.

Sink will be joining the Thunderbolts cast which includes Harrison Ford as General Theodore "Thunderbolt" Ross and the returning Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes aka Winter Soldier. Hannah John-Kamen will be reprising her role as Ava Starr aka Ghost from Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns as Valentina Allegra de Fontaine from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Black Widow villain Antonia Dreykov aka Taskmaster played by Olga Kurylenko will also be making a return.

Who is Songbird?

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Songbird has the power to emit supersonic scream that can cause a variety of effects.

In the Marvel comics, Songbird aka Melisa Gold is the second in command of the anti-hero team. She is also known as Screaming Mini and is a former supervillain before joining the Thunderbolts team.

Songbird has the power to generate supersonic screams to cause a variety of effects. Depending on the note she uses, the effects can range from anxiety and shortness of breath to hallucinations. Songbird can also manipulate soundwaves to take on a physical form, like shaping wings from sound to give herself the ability to fly.

The anti-hero is a former wrestler, making her proficient in hand-to-hand combat. She often employs wrestling techniques when fighting others.

What we know of the Thunderbolts movie

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The Thunderbolts will be tasked with recovering adamantium from Tiamut.

While details about the upcoming movie are still few, reports suggest that Thunderbolt Ross will become the President of the United States. Ross assembles the Thunderbolts to recover adamantium from the dead celestial Tiamut from the Eternals movie.

According to rumors, the island will be named "Genosha" which is also the name of a safe haven for mutants in the comic books. One member of the team named Sentry will go mad after hearing voices in his head and the anti-hero team will be tasked with stopping him.

The Thunderbolts will be premiering on July 26, 2024.


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