Fans have been loving Giancarlo Esposito since his Breaking Bad days. For portraying the role of the owner of Los Pollos Hermanos with a passion for selling drugs, the character of Gus Fring would have been boring if he wasn’t played by the actor. Fans now have been calling Giancarlo the new “Professor X” since his win for best supporting actor in a drama series.
The successor of Patrick Stewart’s Professor X
After winning the best-supporting actor award in a drama series for his role of Gus Fring in the prequel to Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, fans have been hailing the actor for his vicious acting skills.
Taking over Twitter, fans showered compliments on the actor, and praises and recommendations for his next role were also tweeted in numbers among thousands.
Giancarlo Esposito has won Best Supporting Actor in a Cable Drama Series at the #HCATVAwards
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) August 14, 2022
Future professor x.
— Juan (@RealJuanColon) August 14, 2022
"Giancarlo Esposito can't play Professor X" meanwhile Samuel L Jackson have been playing Nick Fury a character originally whit, I think getting the right actor is what matters and Giancarlo is a great choice although Magneto needs to keep his Jewish history of his character pic.twitter.com/OnOAJo0a4W
— Z-Herb (@ZHerb76) August 14, 2022
Giancarlo Esposito would be an amazing choice to play Professor X. He has the perfect screen presence and is an amazing actor to boot. Once I heard this, I could no longer think of anyone else taking the role over.#fingerscrossed #professorX @quiethandfilms @MarvelStudios
— Brian Schultz (@NemarikT) August 14, 2022
they think reactionary comic book dweebs would be mad about casting a black man as professor X but personally I love everything Giancarlo Esposito does so I have no issues with this.
— 💚Celery💖 (@CeleREDUX) August 13, 2022
When Giancarlo Esposito wished to be Professor X
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In a recent interview, The Mandalorian actor revealed that several roles have been offered to the actor from both DC as well as Marvel. The people wanted to see the actor portray the role of Dr. Freeze or Dr. Doom for his acting skills but it seems that the actor has a different idea of his own.
Wanting to be on the good side for a change, Giancarlo Esposito revealed that he would like to portray the role of Professor X, the leader-like figure in the X-Men franchise. Although the role was not initially offered by Marvel, it seems that the people want it too. Now, it would be a game of wait-and-watch as to what the entertainment-giant does next with the actor as well as the wishes of fans.
On the other hand, fellow co-stars of Giancarlo Esposito in Better Call Saul also received notable awards for their work on the show. Rhea Seahorn, who plays Kim Wexler was awarded the best-supporting actress in a drama series. The award for best actor in a drama series was bestowed to Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman actor Bob Odenkirk for his performance as the main man behind it all.