Giancarlo Esposito has been a hot topic of discussion among Marvel Cinematic Universe fans lately. Starting from Doctor Doom to Professor X to Magneto, several speculations have been regarding the inclusion of The Boys actor in the Kevin Feige fortress. Although it is still unclear if he has really grabbed any role in MCU, in a recent event it was revealed that he was allegedly approached a couple of years ago for a role in the Loki series.
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Interestingly, Giancarlo Esposito’s inclusion in MCU was only postponed so that we can get him in a better avatar and if the rumors turn out to be true then he can be one of the most memorable characters ever made by the studio.
Giancarlo Esposito almost got a role in Loki
Recently appeared at Fan Expo in Boston, Giancarlo Esposito addressed his MCU appearance rumors in front of the audience and revealed that a couple of years ago the Gus Fring actor was approached by the studio.
As per Esposito, he got an undisclosed role in the Disney+ Loki series but passed it as he wanted to land a role in a major film instead of a series.
“I think it was Loki.”
Even though we don’t know which role he was supposed to helm in the series, it is clear that his inclusion in the MCU now will be grander than it would have been in the Disney+ series.
Giancarlo Esposito hints at Professor X casting
“I’d play that character with force, grace, and a calm. Someone who controls the chaos, but someone who also has the ability to uplift and inspire.”
“So, there’s been talk of Magneto, there’s been talk of Dr. Freeze, there has been talk of, who else are they talking about over there? Oh, Doom! And there is Professor X. Pick one? I’m going to go for something that is a little bit different. I’m going to go and put it out in the universe that it is Professor X.”