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February 17 2015

(SPOILER) CBR interviews Enver Gjokaj about his role as Daniel Sousa on 'Agent Carter'. How he was cast, the character's motivations and upcoming events on the show are discussed. It contains mild spoilers if you're not up to date with the show.

I've really enjoyed him on this show. It's a good character, and he's doing a great job.
Interesting, Peggy is in cahoots with Tony Stark.
Well... Sousa might not marry Peggy, but he definitely had kids and they had kids and one of them joined the NYPD. ;)
That's something I have yet see someone ask Enver, whether he think (or if he's been told) that his Agent Carter character and his Avengers characters are directly related or not. One doesn't have to be the other's grandson to lookalike, they could be "family" in the sense that there's some distant blood relation, but sort of separate branches of the same family.

I keep flashbacking to those, BBC "Heir Hunters" programme, that I got weirdly fascinated a few years ago when I spent a month working in London, on how they establish blood relation.
I'm gonna go out on a limb and say that no one involved in the MCU has given any thought to the fact that 1 actor has 2 separate speaking rolls. After all, this is a universe that also has at least 3 characters played by 2 actors each.

Speaking as a fan though, that's absolutely Sousa's grandson!
'm gonna go out on a limb and say that no one involved in the MCU has given any thought to the fact that 1 actor has 2 separate speaking rolls. After all, this is a universe that also has at least 3 characters played by 2 actors each.

Who's the third one?
Depends on who you're counting as the 1st two. Rhodey, Bruce Banner, Fandral of the Warriors Three.
Don't forget Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch (and Spidey).

I think Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas have said they were aware of the fact that Enver Gjokaj played a cop in "Avengers," but that if they excluded anybody who'd ever been in Marvel from their casting, they'd have no actors left, or something to that effect.
Gjokaj has said that he's given the issue of whether Sousa and the cop are related no thought at all, but by now, I'm sure he's been asked about it so many times that he's probably come to a conclusion one way or another.
How many people has Stan been?
Counting SHIELD and Agent Carter, he's been in 22 live action projects based on Marvel characters. (Counting the Sony and Fox films). He's also supposed to be in AOU.
Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch have only been played by one actor each in the MCU, Scarlet Witch hasn't been in any non MCU movies so far as I know. Spidey has not yet been in an MCU movie.

Redeem147, also an excellent point. He's been in every MCU movie and TV show, except I think Thor 2. Was he in Thor 2? I think all his characters are related too. Even the one from Guardians :)
Stan Lee was in Thor 2. He was in the insane asylum.

He wasn't in Ghost Rider because he said he wasn't one of the creators of Ghost Rider. He wasn't in any of the Blade projects either, and I'm guessing it's for the same reason.
Sincere question - is MCU only the material produced by Marvel/Disney, or does it include all Marvel-derived productions?
Generally when people say "MCU" they're referring to the movies produced by Marvel Studios, now owned by Disney. It's the shared "universe" that Marvel created.
Marvel almost went bankrupt in the 90s. To stay alive they sold the film rights to several of their characters to different companies. They made Iron Man 1 themselves and were then bought by Disney. Now most of the characters sold have either lapsed back to Marvel/Disney (e.g. Daredevil, now part of the Netflix branch of the MCU), or they've worked out a deal with other studios to share the characters (Paramount/Hulk, most recently Sony/Spider-Man). Disney owns ABC which is why it has TV shows about Coulson and Peggy from the films.

Amazing Spider-Man 2 was a flop by A-list superhero movie standards and got mixed reception from fans & critics. It won't be part of the MCU. The next Spider-Man will cameo in a Marvel movie (probably Civil War), before getting another solo film in 2017 from Disney and Sony working together.

The MCU can't use the X-Men or Fantastic Four because Fox has those film rights. The X-Men movies are still doing well, for Fox. They have an upcoming FF movie as well, but we'll have to wait and see how that does to guess what the future status of the FF films will be.
Thanks for the clarifications!

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