2 Marvel Cinematic Universe Stars Have Teamed Up for a New Movie
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a massive catalog of films with a deep bench of talent. Now, two stars from the MCU, Tom Holland and Sebastian Stan, are teaming up in a different kind of movie. Here’s what we know so far.
Tom Holland and Sebastian Stan will star in ‘The Devil All the Time’
In the MCU, Stan plays the part of Bucky Barnes, better known as Winter Soldier. Holland portrays the young Avenger, Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man.
The first time their characters met on screen, they fought on opposite sides of a grudge match in Captain America: Civil War. Later in the series, Bucky and Spidey battled a common enemy, Thanos, in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. The actors who brought those unforgettable heroes to life are partnering for a new Netflix original film, The Devil All the Time.
Joining Stan and Holland on screen are Robert Pattinson of The Twilight Saga and the upcoming Batman reboot. Also starring in the film are Jason Clarke, Riley Keough, Bill Skarsgard, and Harry Melling.
‘The Devil All the Time’ is billed as a crime drama thriller
In the MCU, Holland and Stan grew to be noble champions in a world of superhuman heroes, villains, and even Norse gods. By contrast, The Devil All the Time explores good and evil themes rooted in the mortal world.
Billed as a crime drama thriller, according to IMDb, “Sinister characters converge around a young man devoted to protecting those he loves in a postwar backwoods town teeming with corruption and brutality.”
The story unfolds in the years between World War II and the Vietnam War, as described by Netflix. The description also breaks down the dark cast of characters as “an unholy preacher” played by Pattinson, a “crooked sheriff,” portrayed by Stan, and a “twisted couple,” brought to life by Clarke and Keough. Holland steps into the role of Arvin Russell, the young man seeking to defend his family.
The trailer builds intrigue and suspense
“Excuse me, Preacher. You got time for a sinner?” Holland’s Arvin spits the question at the clergyman in an empty chapel. The Devil All the Time trailer teases a tense confrontation between the men. The scene builds intrigue around the story, but the true nature of the relationship between the two remains a mystery.
“Some people were born just so they could be buried,” Stan cryptically explains in character as the sheriff. Does that profound statement foreshadow doom for one or more of the principal characters? Will someone meet a violent end?
‘The Devil All the Time’ drops this fall
The preview does its job by spurring questions, stoking interest, and touting the A-listers attached to the project. And luckily, fans will not have to wait long to watch the story play out. The Devil All the Time premieres on Netflix on Sept 16.
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