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A number of the largest stars in Hollywood have donned an excellent go well with within the Marvel Cinematic Universe — however not each actor desires an opportunity to convey a comic book character to life.
Nevertheless, for each actor who’d flip down a Marvel position and not using a second thought, there’s one who’d leap on the likelihood in a heartbeat.
Listed here are 12 actors who would by no means be in a Marvel film:
Although being compelled to show down the position of Black Widow in Iron Man 2 because of contractual obligations was “a little bit of a heartbreaker” for Emily Blunt, she now would not “know if superhero motion pictures are for [her]” as a result of she actually would not like them.
John Cho is not focused on doing a superhero film as a result of he would not “notably wish to food plan…or work out like loopy.” He additionally takes challenge with the multi-picture offers such movies require, which he known as “indentured-servitude contracts.”
Previous to his breakout position in Name Me By Your Identify, Timothée Chalamet really auditioned for the position of Peter Parker in Spider-Man: Homecoming, however extra just lately, he recalled some appearing recommendation “considered one of [his] heroes” gave him — “No laborious medication — and no superhero motion pictures.”
Amanda Seyfried loves watching Marvel motion pictures, however she would not “wish to placed on the go well with” as a result of after doing stunt work for Pan, she by no means desires to do it once more.
When Matthew McConaughey requested to play Hulk, however Marvel turned him down. A number of years down the street, they provided him a task in Guardians of the Galaxy 2, however he denied them as a result of he did not wish to “really feel like an modification.”
Reese Witherspoon has by no means finished a live-action superhero film, and he or she advised Leisure Weekly that the prospect “doesn’t curiosity [her] an excessive amount of.”
Jon Hamm has been thought of for a number of superhero roles, however he thinks turning down them down was the “proper determination” as a result of “you’re signed on for not solely the film that you’re signed on for…however not less than two extra that you just haven’t learn and you don’t have any concept what they’re going to be and all of the crossover ones you’re going to need to do.”
Jennifer Aniston stated that “massive Marvel motion pictures” are “diminishing” the worth of cinema.
Jason Statham has “no ambition” to be in a Marvel film as a result of “any man can do it” and, in his opinion, they rely too closely on inexperienced screens, stunt doubles, and big budgets.
Criticizing the standing of superhero motion pictures as tentpole movies, Rose McGowan stated that she give up appearing as a result of “it received so boring in entrance of the digital camera” and he or she did not “need inexperienced goblins and tight outfits.”
Josh Hartnett turned down the position of Superman as a result of he “in some way knew these roles had potential to outline [him].”
And Sean Penn lamented that Marvel motion pictures have taken up an excessive amount of area and “claimed a lot time within the careers of so many proficient individuals.”
And now, listed below are 15 actors who’re begging for a Marvel position:
John Krasinski stated he would like to play Mister Unbelievable within the upcoming Unbelievable 4 reboot as a result of “to be part of the Marvel world could be superb anyway” and “the truth that individuals would even contemplate [him] for that degree of a component could be superb.”
Nhut Le stated he’d like to play “a distinct iteration of the Historic One” within the Physician Unusual universe.
Technique Man is “prepared” to play a Marvel lead as a result of he is “received the shirt-off motion movie factor” and “may run, stoic, face straight, working along with your shirt off kinda factor.”
Janelle Monáe has “positively thrown it on the market” that “considered one of [her] desires has at all times been to play Storm” — a task she’d like to play within the Black Panther motion pictures.
Halle Berry, who performed Storm in twentieth Century Fox’s X-Males franchise, is keen to “revisit” the position sooner or later.
Lana Condor performed Jubilee in X-Males: Apocalypse, and now that Disney owns the rights to the X-Males, she “would love to return and do one thing together with her” as a result of “she’s a implausible character and now…is the right time to provide her what she deserves.”
Norman Reedus desires to play Ghost Rider in a remake of the 2007 movie, and he is fueled fan hypothesis about his casting for years by liking tweets and sharing fan artwork depicting him because the hero.
Jessica Chastain rejected the position of Christine Palmer in Physician Unusual as a result of she wished to play a superhero as a substitute of an odd human, however after taking part in the villain Vuk in Darkish Phoenix, she now desires to play an MCU villain “that is already been established within the comedian books” as a result of “villains have extra enjoyable.”
Eddie Redmayne stated he desires to play “some type of bizarre English baddie” in a Marvel film as a result of “they appear like they’ve numerous enjoyable.”
Regardless of auditioning for a number of Marvel roles, Alison Brie has but to e-book a component. Nevertheless, she directed an episode of Marvel’s 616, and he or she advised Comicbook.com that she “completely could be open to working with them once more in entrance of, or behind the digital camera once more.”
Kevin Smith has little interest in directing a Marvel film, however, within the upcoming Unbelievable 4 reboot, he’d prefer to play Willie Lumpkin, the mailman beforehand performed by Stan Lee.
Ryan Hurst manifested his need to play Sentry in a submit asking Instagram to “do your factor.”
After Marvel canceled Gambit, Channing Tatum “was so traumatized” that he hasn’t “been in a position to see any of the flicks” — however he would nonetheless “like to play” the character sooner or later.
Jason Momoa eliminated himself from working for the position of Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy as a result of it was too just like different characters he is performed, however he would actually like to play Wolverine.
And eventually, Keanu Reeves stated “it could be an honor” to affix the MCU — and he confirmed that he is been in talks with Kevin Feige about discovering the place he may match.