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‘She Could Play Storm’: She-Hulk Director Kat Coiro Slyly Asking Jennifer Lopez to Join MCU Has Internet Buzzing With Fan Casts Because ‘MCU Needs Latino Representation’

After the end of phase 3 with Avengers: Endgame, MCU has been expanding into many small properties owned by them, including many Asian superheroes such as Ms. Marvel and Shang Chi. With Latinos also being a minority, Jennifer Lopez is under consideration to be included in the MCU.

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Jennifer Lopez has previously expressed interest in playing a superhero.

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Phase 4 has truly allowed Marvel to expand on their universe and allowed them to take risks. Finding more different movies and shows in the phase than before, while also having famous directors implement their ideas for production, such as Sam Raimi for Doctor Strange 2.

She-Hulk director wants Jennifer Lopez in the MCU?

With the cast of She-Hulk already star-studded, including Mark Ruffalo, Tim Roth, Tatiana Maslany, and Charlie Cox, Kat Coiro can evidently handle big stars. She further praised the MCU for getting the actors she wanted, she said in an interview with Hindustan Times:

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“…one of the brilliant things about working for Marvel is that you get any actor you want.”

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Kat Coiro previously directed Jennifer Lopez’s ‘On My Way’ music video short.

While being interviewed by Tara Hitchcock on her YouTube channel, the She-Hulk: Attorney at Law director expressed her interest in casting Jennifer Lopez in the MCU.

“Oh, well, my dream is to bring J-Lo into the MCU, so… Put that out there.”

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Will Jennifer Lopez join the MCU?

Considering the large fanbase and recent rise in popularity for marrying Ben Affleck, Marvel can find a lot of positives in casting Jennifer Lopez. This actually won’t be the first time an artist has been cast in the MCU as Harry Styles portrayed Eros in Eternals.

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Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson in Marry Me.

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Since Kat Coiro has already worked with the “On the Floor” singer on the set of Marry Me, the She-Hulk director would be the perfect buffer for the MCU. The director also got all the actors she wanted to act in the film, so her ability to rein in Jennifer Lopez could be better than we expect.


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Fans too were excited by the possibility of the artist entering MCU, speculating on who she could play. Some even praised the potential for allowing more representation of Latinos, even though MCU already has Oscar Isaac, Salma Hayek, Zoe Saldaña, Benicio del Toro, and many more.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is set to release on Disney+ on August 18, 2022.

Source: The Direct

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Written by Nikhil Makwana

Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.