With filming scheduled to begin in March on Marvel’s event series, The Inhumans, casting for the show was assumed to be underway. Now, thanks to our friends at That Hashtag Show, we have the character breakdowns for the Inhuman Royal Family!
Broderick: Male. 30-40. Caucasian. Can say volumes with just a look. Strong, thoughtful and private, he’s unaccustomed to being questioned or feeling a need to answer to anyone, to an extent that can verge on arrogance. Series regular.
This is Blackagar Boltagon, Inhuman King and one of Marvel’s most powerful characters.
Marjorie: Female. 30-40. Caucasian. An elegant and intelligent advisor to her husband, she struggles to find her place outside of their relationship, as others tend to view her as just a pretty face. Strong and resourceful, she’s not afraid to break the rules when the situation demands it. Series regular.
Medusa Amaquelin, Inhuman Queen and one of the wives of Black Bolt (though the only one he truly loves). She is best known for her red, prehensile hair and powerful personality in the face of adversity.
Marty: 30-40. Caucasian. Broderick’s younger brother; he is intelligent, charming, and articulate. He comes across as a man of the people but secretly covets power. Series regular.
What you have here is your basic Maximus Boltagon. The brilliant but insane brother of Black Bolt, Maximus the Mad is likely to be the series’ villain and quite possibly the most interesting character of the crew. While you may want to compare this relationship to Thor and Loki, you’d be mostly wrong as these two brothers have very different reasons for their feud. It will be interesting to see if Marvel TV brings the noise with this very poignant background story. Personally, I think they’d be foolish not to.
Kevin: Male. 30-40. Open. Slight of build, his mind is his greatest asset. Always prepared with a plan, his outlook on life is the glass is always half-empty and often cracked and dirty as well. Though his outlook can be grim, he has a droll, dry sense of humor. Series regular.
Karnak Mander-Azur, a warrior monk, cousin to Black Bolt, the Royal Family adviser and one of Marvel’s creepiest and strangest characters. Gifted with the ability to see the flaw inherent in all things, Karnak is capable of single-handedly escaping any situation, including death. Most recently brought to life by the brilliant Warren Ellis and given a large role in training Ulysses in Civl War II, Karnak is a favorite of the MCU Exchange staff and we are very excited to see how he is portrayed here.
Grady: Male. 25-35. Open. Impetuous and brash, he has serious impulse control issues which frequently get him into trouble whether its women, booze, or fighting. He loves life and lives in the moment for better or worse. Series regular.
Gorgon!! Gorgon Petragon is the head of the Inhumans defenses. He also has weird goaty looking legs with the power to destroy anything he stomps. I love the characterization of Gorgon in the description as, in the comics, he’s aged and grown a little calm. This is a perfect way to introduce Gorgon the the public.
Christine: Female. 18-25 to play 18. Caucasian. Soulful but still learning the ways of the world, she has the arrogance of youth. Impetuous and independent she is also deeply devoted to her family. Series regular.
Crystal Amaquelin, the sister of Queen Medusa and a powerful elemental. Crystal represents a very important piece of The Inhumans story as she is often the one so curious about things outside of Attilan that she finds herself the centerpiece of many stories involving the Inhumans at conflict with others.
Timothy: Male. 25-35. Open. SFXMU required. Supremely athletic. The ultimate picture of cool. He’s calm under pressure and willing to do anything to get the job done.
Triton Mander-Azur is the brother of Karnak and the only of the Royal Family not included as a series regular. Triton’s early exposure to the Terrigen Mists changed him into an aquatic creature no longer able to breathe air. We assume that the reason he won’t be a series regular is that it’ll take some money to make him look good and the less they use him, the better he can look. Typically seen as a scout or envoy for the group, his fierce nature will hopefully not be overlooked at the expense of his other uses.
This looks like a very traditional take on the Inhuman Royal family. This show is set to be a big event series (given the partnership with IMAX) with set pieces on the Moon and some likely CGI-heavy scenes (hopefully including Lockjaw!). Look for casting videos and rumors to start making the rounds soon and we will keep you on top of all of it!
This seems like a nice time for some fancasting in the comments, so let us know who you think could fill these roles!
Source: That Hashtag Show: