Link Tank: MCU Casting News Roundup

A plethora of MCU casting news, your Switch might be getting too hot, the first trailer for The Munsters, and more in Link Tank!

MCU casting news

Oscar-winning actor Daniel Kaluuya, star of the upcoming film Nope, announced he wasn’t able to return for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

“As first reported by Rotten Tomatoes Awards Editor Jacqueline Coley, the Judas and the Black Messiah Oscar winner confirmed he is not reprising the role of W’Kabi in Marvel’s Black Panther follow-up, the first Marvel film featuring the titular superhero without the late Chadwick Boseman.”

Read more at IndieWire

Despite some controversy surrounding the last time he worked on a Disney property, Alden Ehrenreich has joined the cast of the upcoming Marvel TV series Ironheart.

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“Alden Ehrenreich is poised to join another Disney mega-franchise. The Solo: A Star Wars Story star has joined the cast of Marvel and Disney+’s Ironheart series in an undisclosed role. The series stars Dominique Thorne (If Beale Street Could Talk) as Riri Williams, a genius inventor who creates a suit that rivals Tony Stark’s Iron Man creation. Williams quickly takes on the mantle of Ironheart becoming a superhero in her own right. The six-episode series will be part of Marvel’s Phase Four, and is expected to premiere in 2023. The character will make her onscreen debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which hits theaters in November.”

Read more at The Mary Sue

As temperatures outside continue to rise, Nintendo is giving people a heat warning when their Switch overheats.

“While there are many parts of the world more used to hitting the likes of 95 degrees Fahrenheit, the rapid increase in global temperatures means such heat is becoming a factor elsewhere. So much so that Nintendo has just issued a warning not to play with your Switch once the thermometer hits the big numbers.”

Read more at Kotaku

Ryan Gosling is interested in joining the MCU, but only if he gets to portray Ghost Rider.

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“It appears that Gosling has his eyes set on playing Ghost Rider, a character by the name of Johnny Blaze who was once played by Nicholas Cage in the 2007 film titled Ghost Rider. In a Tweet, Horowitz revealed, ‘Next week my full chat w/Ryan Gosling for @MTVNews. But for now, an honest to goodness EXCLUSIVE. Ryan and I chatted about the Nova rumors yesterday which he said aren’t true. BUT this morning Ryan reached out to me to say there is one superhero he wants to play…GHOST RIDER.'”

Read more at HypeBeast

The first trailer for Rob Zombie’s remake of The Munsters is here, and it looks interesting.

“Rob Zombie’s take on The Munsters may not be ‘dirty, violent, and nasty,’ but it is, apparently, romantic. So proclaims the new trailer for the theatrical reboot of the classic sitcom, which promises to be ‘the greatest love story ever told.'”

Read more at The A.V. Club

Sometimes nobody gets the final question right on Jeopardy!. Here are 40 times where the last question stumped all the contestants.

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“Even Jeopardy! contestants with the highest earnings and the longest winning streaks sometimes swing and miss during Final Jeopardy!. But entering a wrong response doesn’t always end their tenure on the show—especially if all three players got it wrong.”

Read more at Mental Floss