Cillian Murphy is Ready to Rumble as Doctor Doom, Destroy MCU Multiverse to Smithereens in Marvel Art

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  • Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy once auditioned for the role of Batman in Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins.
  • While that did not work out, rumors have recently linked him to an iconic MCU role instead.
  • Cillian Murphy is said to be one of the contenders in the race to play Doctor Doom in an MCU movie, in the coming time.
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Years before striking it big, a young Cillian Murphy had auditioned for the role of Batman in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins. As fate would have it, he was not deemed good enough to be the dark knight. He did find his break playing the Scarecrow. But it seems like that after years of hard work, he might finally be able to find the break he deserves. Even though he won’t be playing a hero; he will be seen as an iconic Marvel villain, if recent rumors are to be believed.

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Cillian Murphy could be the next Doctor Doom

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Cillian Murphy is in line to play Doctor Doom

Cillian Murphy was never one to hide his desire to star in a superhero film. He has the caliber. He has the personality. It all depends on whether or not he gets a perfect chance to flourish. Rumors have it that he might be given the perfect chance to flex his muscles. 


The rumor mill is running amok with the news that the Peaky Blinders star might be set to enter into the world of Marvel, donning the dreaded cape of one of its biggest villains of all time – Doctor Doom. 

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Doctor Doom could be the next big villain in the MCU

Cillian Murphy is rumored to be eyed for Doctor Doom
Doctor Doom could be Marvel’s next big villain

Doctor Doom needs no introduction. Even though his potential has not been realized in his recent live-action versions, the Comic book faithful know very well what the Doombot can do. Through the comics, he is one of the scariest villains to traverse the universe, proving to be a formidable foe to even the Avengers.

With Johnathan Majors’ Kang in jeopardy, Doctor Doom could very well be the villain who might be the next big bad boogey. And Cillian Murphy might be the star to essay the role of the supervillain. And he looks frighteningly good. 


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Concept art shows Cillian Murphy killing it as Doctor Doom

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A concept art, available on Deviant Art depicts the Dunkirk star in the shoes (read: cape) of Dr. Victor Von Doom. And fans can’t help but get over the fact that he looks like a man who is made for the role. What gives fans more hope is that Cillian Murphy has not denied the chance himself.


When asked about the prospect of performing the role, he said, 

 “It’s always about the script… You never know. This business is so unpredictable and wild… You never know what’s gonna turn up.” (Pinkvilla)

And this has his fans pumped up. The stars could very well align for us to witness this spectacle. 


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Written by Smriti Sneh

Smriti Sneh is a Content Writer at Fandom Wire specializing in celebrities and everything pop-culture. Being a literature research scholar, she is cashing in on her writing skills by working in the entertainment news sector - studying literary theories by day, and navigating celebrity net worth through the night. Although you can find her writing poems at any and all hours.