Once he joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which role do you believe he would be more suited for?
The president of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, was among the executives Egerton met, according to an interview with The New York Times. Since Jackman’s portrayal of the character for over 17 years became a fan favorite, he is nonetheless remains apprehensive to this day.
“I’d be excited but I’d be apprehensive as well, because Hugh is so associated with the role that I’d wonder if it’d be very difficult for someone else to do it,” he said. “But hopefully if it does come around, they’ll give me a shot.”
The X-Men and Fantastic Four characters’ movie rights have reportedly been acquired by Marvel Studios, according to Screen Rant, and as soon as the 2022 movie “Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” premiered, Feige coordinated the creation of the Fantastic Four and X-Men characters.