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Marvel Star Chris Evans Says He ‘Would Do Anything’ to be in ‘Star Wars’


Star Wars actor Taika Waititi, actor Keke Palmer, and Marvel actor Chris Evans attend the UK premiere of Lightyear
Taika Waititi, Keke Palmer, and Chris Evans | Joe Maher/Getty Images

Before playing Captain America, the actor played Johnny Storm/ Human Torch in the two Fantastic Four movies. While those movies were panned by critics, Chris Evans did, fortunately, get another shot in a different Marvel property. He has also had roles in movies like Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Snowpiercer, The Losers, and Knives Out

Evans has played Captain America since 2011. He became one of the staples of the MCU in movies such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, The Avengers, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. After Endgame, his journey within the MCU seems complete, meaning it could be time for Evans to jump into a new franchise. 

Chris Evans is eager to join the ‘Star wars’ universe in any possible way

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Evans’ latest movie is Lightyear where he voices Buzz Lightyear in a sci-fi Pixar adventure. Pixar is the second Disney enterprise that Evans has joined following the MCU. In an interview with

Chris Evans has been in multiple franchises including the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but he has yet to be in Star Wars. Star Wars is one of the most successful franchises of all time and many actors are thrilled to join a universe that has an incredible legacy. Chris Evans could land a major role within the Star Wars universe, but he says he would be willing to do anything. 

Chris Evans became a major star after playing Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Taika Waititi, Keke Palmer, and Chris Evans | Joe Maher/Getty Images

Before playing Captain America, the actor played Johnny Storm/ Human Torch in the two Fantastic Four movies. While those movies were panned by critics, Chris Evans did, fortunately, get another shot in a different Marvel property. He has also had roles in movies like Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Snowpiercer, The Losers, and Knives Out. 

Evans has played Captain America since 2011. He became one of the staples of the MCU in movies such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, The Avengers, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. After Endgame, his journey within the MCU seems complete, meaning it could be time for Evans to jump into a new franchise. 

Chris Evans is eager to join the ‘Star wars’ universe in any possible way

Chris

Evans’ latest movie is Lightyear where he voices Buzz Lightyear in a sci-fi Pixar adventure. Pixar is the second Disney enterprise that Evans has joined following the MCU. In an interview with MTV News, Evans is asked about joining another Disney sector, which includes Star Wars. The actor says that he is dying to join a galaxy far, far away. 

“Yeah, why is there no Star Wars?” Evans said. “God, would I love to be in Star Wars! I mean I would do anything. Even if I was just a stormtrooper, I’d be thrilled…Yeah, I’ll take a Wookie though, that’s fine. Just put me in. I’ll do it. I’ll take it.”

Other actors also have similar desires to be involved in Star Wars, even if it’s not a famous role. For example, Daniel Craig dressed up as a stormtrooper in Episode VII — The Force Awakens and Simon Pegg had a small role as Unkar Plutt. 

Evans will have plenty of opportunities to appear in ‘Star Wars’

Taika Waititi recently told Total Film that for his Star Wars movie, he “would like to take something new and create some new characters and just expand the world, otherwise it feels like it’s a very small story.” https://t.co/pnM8KsVrlJ pic.twitter.com/j0GujS8cZv

— IGN (@IGN) June 15, 2022

One of Evans’ Lightyear co-stars, Taika Waititi, has been involved with Star Wars and Marvel and is currently scheduled to direct an upcoming Star Wars movie. There is also a movie being produced by Marvel boss Kevin Feige, who has already worked with Chris Evans many times. If Evans wanted to, he could talk to either one about having a …read more

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

      

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