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Marvel president, Kevin Feige, made the big announcement that Harington is set to join the MCU on Saturday (August 24) at Disney’s D23 Expo convention.
Harington will play the role of Dane Whitman in the film. In the comics, Whitman, is also known as the superhero Black Knight. Feige did announce him playing the character of Whitman, not Black Knight, there is no confirmation that his character will turn into or is Black Knight in the film.
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During the Disney’s D23 panel, Feige also revealed that Barry Keoghan will play the role of Druig. Gemma Chan will be portraying the character of Sersi in the film.
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Harington’s former GoT co-star, Richard Madden, will also star in the film as Ikaris. Other cast members in the upcoming film include: Angelina Jolie as Thena, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, Lauren Ridloff as Makkari, Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos, Salma Hayek as Ajak, Lia McHugh as Sprite and Don Lee as Gilgamesh.
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