Richardson’s involvement in the show is particularly intriguing due to the character he’s reportedly portraying. Before we dive deep into speculation, let’s catch up on who exactly Eli Bradley is.
According to IMDb via insider Charles Murphy of Murphy’s Multiverse, Elijah Richardson has joined the cast of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and is rumored to be playing Eli Bradley, better known as The Patriot.
Murphy went on to say Richardson will portray Bradley in two episodes of the upcoming streaming series, and gave his vote of confidence that this rumor is in fact legitimate.
Introduced in Young Avengers #1, Eli Bradley was cemented as the leader of the junior Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Bradley led that group alongside original team members such as Cassie Lang and Kate Bishop, both of which promise to be big players in the MCU’s Phase 4.