Josh Brolin has been confirmed as Thanos.
The actor had previously been rumoured to be providing the voice for the Marvel villain, but has now been confirmed in the full role. Brolin made an appearance towards the end of the Marvel Comic Con panel, wearing Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet.
Moments later, Marvel confirmed the casting on their website, with quotes from Marvel head Kevin Feige;
“Josh brings all the weight and stature necessary for a character as iconic and significant as Thanos. We’re incredibly excited for fans to see more of him as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand.”
Brolin will first be seen in the role in Guardians of the Galaxy, due out next week, and will later appear in future films. He is expected to be the lead villain in The Avengers 3.