Cover South Korean actor Park Seo-joon poses backstage during the 13th Asian Film Awards. (Photo: Getty Images)

Park Seo-Joon will be the third Korean actor to star in a Marvel film with this casting

This story was first published on June 15, 2021, and updated on August 2, 2021.

The Marvel fanbase is abuzz today because it has officially been announced that South Korean actor Park Seo-joon has joined the cast of The Marvels, the highly-anticipated sequel to Captain Marvel.

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His name is now officially listed as part of the cast on IMDb’s The Marvels page.

Park will join Brie Larson who will be playing Carol Danvers, the titular superhero and fellow cast members Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau and Iman Vellani who plays Kamala Khan.

Park's role is unknown but fans are speculating that he may be playing Korean-American teenage hero Amadeus Cho who is also known as Brawn.

According to media reports, Park Seo-Joon will be headed to the United States to begin filming in the latter part of this year after he wraps up filming for Concrete Utopia, a South Korean disaster-thriller film that he is currently working on. 

Park Seo-Joon is currently the third Korean actor to star in a Marvel movie, with the first being Train To Busan star Ma Dong-Seok who will play Gilgamesh's role in the highly-anticipated Chloe Zhao-directed Marvel film, Eternals and the second being Claudia Kim who will be part of the cast of Avengers: Age of Ultron.

The Marvels is set to be released on November 11, 2022.

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