The ongoing writers’ strike has led Marvel Studios to delay production of a second feature film. A few weeks later, the studio decided to hit hiatus SheetMarvel has chosen to delay filming for Lightning strikes, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
The hope is to begin production after the strike, which also saw Marvel stop filming the TV series Wonder man. deadline first broke the news.
Beef creator Lee Sung Jin was the most recent writer on it Lightning strikesworking on an earlier version of Black Widow writer Eric Pearson. Jake Schreier is leading the project.
Lightning strikes centers around a team of Marvel’s darker characters, starring Florence Pugh (Yelena Belova), Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), David Harbor (Red Guardian), Wyatt Russell (US Agent), Hannah John-Kamen (Ghost ), Olga Kurylenko (Taskmaster) and Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Valentina Allegra de Fontaine). The bear Breakout Ayo Edebiri and Oscar nominee Steven Yeun also star in the feature film.
Marvel is still in production Captain America: New World Order and a third deadpool film recently started production in London.
The writers’ strike, which began at the beginning of the month, has indefinitely delayed the broadcast of Lionsgate’s Aziz Ansari Good luck.