Adding to the high-caliber cast of Avengers: Infinity War is none other than Tyrion Lannister himself, Peter Dinklage. If you look closely in the new Avengers: Infinity War poster released alongside the new trailer of the film, you can see Peter Dinklage’s name listed on the cast.
It had already been confirmed that the Game of Thrones actor was in talks to play a role in the film last January. Now that it’s confirmed, Dinklage will make his second appearance in a Marvel film, having played the Sentinels’ creator Bolivar Trask in X-Men: Days of Future Past.
As to what character he will play, it’s speculated that he’ll play Pip the troll, a Marvel character largely associated with with Marvel’s roster of cosmic characters including Gamora, Thanos and Adam Warlock to whom he served as a comedic relief and who will appear in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3. There’s also a chance he could voice one of the members of Thanos’ Black Order, his top lieutenants that consist of Corvus Glaive, Proxima Midnight, Ebony Maw and Cull Obsidian. Whatever role he plays, Dinklage is sure to knock it out of the park.
Avengers: Infinity War is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Tom Hiddleston, and Josh Brolin. It will be the 19th installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will hit theatres on April 27th.
Written by: Miguel Coelho
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