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Actor Ma Dong Seok Confirmed To Join The Marvel Universe

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It’s official. Korean-American actor Ma Dong Seok is confirmed to star in an upcoming Marvel movie.

During the Comic Con in San Diego, Marvel Studios announced their Phase 4 lineup. On July 20, Marvel fans flocked to San Diego and eagerly awaited Marvel Studio’s announcements for their Phase 4 lineup.

Among movies like The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings,  Marvel Studios announced The Eternals. The latter is creating an excited buzz mainly due to its star-studded cast. As part of its Twitter thread, Marvel announced that The Eternals will be in theaters on November 6, 2020.

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Furthermore, Marvel Studios announced the main members of cast, namely Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh and Don Lee. What’s exciting about the cast is that Don Lee is none other than Korea’s own Ma Dong Seok.

Don Lee is Ma Dong Seok’s English name. He started his career in 2005 with the movie Heaven’s Soldiers. He dabbled in both TV dramas and movies. For TV dramas, he joined the cast for dramas like Bad Guys in 2014 and Squad 38 in 2016. He was also part of the cast for the movie version of Bad Guys, also entitled Bad Guys: The Movie. No release date has been announced for the movie version. However, he was more active on the big screen.

Lee’s most popular role to date was the 2016 massive hit Train to Busan. He was also part of the cast of Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds in 2017. Later on, he was included in the cast of its successful sequel Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days in 2018.  In 2019, Lee has acted two movies, which are Start and The Outlaws 2.

The Eternals will be directed by Chloé Zhao. There is no announcement yet as to when the movie starts filming.