Marvel’s MODOK show casts its Iron Man and other guest stars

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Photo credit: Hulu/Marvel Studios

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Marvel's M.O.D.O.K has cast Mad Men star Jon Hamm as the voice of Iron Man, and announced several other guest stars that are set to pop up throughout the animated show's first season.

On Saturday (March 27) series co-creators Patton Oswalt and Jordan Blum joined existing cast members, Lucifer's Aimee Garcia, comedian Jon Daly, Sonic the Hedgehog's Ben Schwartz and Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Melissa Fumero, to answer fan questions during a WonderCon panel.

There, that revealed that Hamm will be bringing the cartoon version of Tony Stark to life, Firefly's Nathan Fillion is on board as Wonder Man, Sister Act's Whoopi Goldberg will voice Poundcakes, and IT: Chapter Two's Bill Hader will be tasked with portraying two supervillains; Angar the Screamer and the Leader.

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Photo credit: PA Images

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Comic book fans can catch up with the full Zoom chat here.

Beck Bennett, Sam Richardson and Bridesmaids' Wendi McLendon-Covey round out the cast, while Oswalt is set to lend his voice to the main character George Tarleton aka M.O.D.O.K.

Photo credit: Hulu
Photo credit: Hulu

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Scheduled to premiere in the US on Hulu on May 21, the show centres on the titular megalomaniac, who – after years of failed attempts to defeat Earth's Mightiest Heroes and take over the world – has run his evil organization A.I.M. into the ground.

Things go from bad to worse for him when he's sacked as A.I.M's leader in the midst of trying to save his marriage. Will the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing overcome his greatest challenge yet?

M.O.D.O.K premieres in the US on Hulu on Friday, May 21. It is yet to find a UK broadcaster.

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