Sebastian Stan: Marvel star plays young Donald Trump

A new film wants to show how Donald Trump once built his real estate business. Marvel star Sebastian Stan takes on the role.

Sebastian Stan (41) is known for his role James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes, which he played in several Marvel films. Now a new challenge awaits the actor: He will portray the young Donald Trump (77) in the film “The Apprentice”. As The Hollywood Reporter reported, filming began this week.

He has been part of the Marvel Universe since 2011

Stan took on his Marvel role in the 2011 comic book adaptation “Captain America: The First Avenger” and then played it in other Avengers films as well as in the films “Ant-Man”, “Black Panther” and the Disney+ series “The Falcon”. and the Winter Soldier”. He is also set to reprise his role in the upcoming Marvel film “Thunderbolts.”

But now he is first in front of the camera as ex-US President Donald Trump. “The Apprentice,” directed by Ali Abbasi (b. 1981), focuses on the younger Trump as he built his real estate business in New York City in the 1970s and 1980s. Abbasi (“Holy Spider”) directs from a screenplay by Gabriel Sherman. In addition to Sebastian Stan, the cast also includes Jeremy Strong (44) and Maria Bakalova (27).

Sebastian Stan is not only known as a Marvel star, he has also appeared in several series. From 2007 to 2010 he appeared in “Gossip Girl”, in “Pam & Tommy” he played Tommy Lee (61) and received a nomination for “Best Actor” at the Golden Globes in 2023.