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‘My bones ache just thinking of the stunt work’: The Boys Actor Antony Starr Doesn’t Seem Interested to Play Wolverine In The MCU

Wolverine and other X-Men would be coming over to the MCU in the upcoming years. This has got fans excited and many have started picking actors to play their favorite characters. Wolverine is the subject of a lot of fan casting. The role was hitherto played by Huge Jackman’ who did a phenomenal job as James Logan for 17 years. Fans are now looking for an actor who can play the beloved role well. Some have picked Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe for the role while others have looked elsewhere.

Antony Starr responds to being fancast as the Wolverine
Antony Starr

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Recently, a star of the Amazon Prime Video series The Boys has found himself as the next popular fan-cast for Wolverine. It is none other than Antony Starr.

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Antony Starr Doesn’t Seem Interested In Playing Wolverine

Antony Starr responds to being fancast as the Wolverine
Antony Starr imagined as The Wolverine

The actor Antony Star plays the character Homelander in The Boys. He has received a lot of praise for his acting talent and performance in the series. Starr was recently in the news for the stellar performance that he gave in the Herogasm episode of the show. He drew a lot of praise and appreciation from fans for his top-notch acting in the episode. This made some wonder if he could fit in the shoes of Huge Jackman to play Wolverine.

Wolverine from the comics

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A fan by the username of @spdrmnkyxxiii shared a fan-made picture of Starr as the Wolverine on Instagram. to this, Starr responded by writing “Ooofff,- my bones ache just thinking of the stunt work!”  followed by many laughing emojis. Much to the dismay of fans, it seems that The Boys Star isn’t interested to play Wolverine, which is a very demanding role. Alas, it seems that fans need to look elsewhere to find an actor who could be the next James Logan.

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Written by Angad Singh

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