Marvel’s ‘Thunderbolts’ Movie Enlists Director Jake Schreier
Marvel Studios’ villains are getting a jolt, with the super villain team the Thunderbolts getting their own film.
Filmmaker Jake Schreier, who has directed films such as
Robot & Frank
episodes of TV series such as Jim Carrey’s
, has landed the job to direct
Marvel veteran Eric Pearson is penning the script,
after working with the studio on
first reported the news.
In the comics, the Thunderbolts are a team of supervillains who debuted in
The Incredible Hulk
449, and created by artist Mark Bagley and writer Kurt Busiek. They are akin to DC’s Suicide
Squad as that in some versions the team works under government supervision.
Speculation that Marvel could set up the Thunderbolts dates back to 2019