We already know that there isn’t any Professor X in the main MCU, so there are huge chances for any actor to fill that space. Fans have been waiting to witness Breaking Bad and The Mandalorian star Giancarlo Esposito join Marvel Studios, and it looks like he’s already had discussions with the popular franchise.
Marvel Studio is diving into Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness more deeply and introducing an alternate universe specified 838. In that universe, Patrick Stewart comes back as Professor Xavier, and fans finally going to see John Krasinski as Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic.
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Giancarlo Esposito Confirms Deal With Marvel, Wants to Play Professor X
In a new video with TikTok account @countdowncitygeeks reported by The Direct, the actor shared the talks with Marvel and revealed that he wants to play Professor X.
“So, I have not worked for Marvel yet, The actor revealed. “I’ve been in a room with them and talked with them, and to answer your question, I think what they do is on the lines of that mythological journey that Joe Campbell talked about, who happened to be a friend of George Lucas that George Lucas put into his stories. They do the same thing.”
He further added:
“So, there’s been talk of Magneto, there’s been talk of Dr. Freeze, there has been talking 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.”
Fans Want Giancarlo Esposito to Play Doctor Doom
However, previous rumors suggest the Breaking Bad alum has the best likelihood to play the role of Doctor Doom, and most fans were loving the idea of this potential casting. These rumors took all over the internet with many of them sharing incredible pieces of fan art.
During his panel at Awesome Con 2022, Giancarlo Esposito answered many fan questions regarding casting him as the MCU’s Doctor Doom. From The Boys to The Mandalorian and so many things in between, he is already a piece of many fandoms. However, fans are still eager to get him to step into Marvel. And there is one role that is possible and many fans on the internet believe him to be a perfect fit for the infamous Doctor Doom.