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‘This is insane. He looks so clean’: Giancarlo Esposito Finally Becomes Professor X of the MCU in Frustratingly Accurate X-Men Concept Art

'This is insane. He looks so clean': Giancarlo Esposito Finally Becomes Professor X of the MCU in Frustratingly Accurate X-Men Concept Art

If you would’ve seen the superhit crime-drama series Breaking Bad, chances are high that one of your favorite characters from the series would be Gustavo Fring, played to perfection by Giancarlo Esposito. Reaching far and wide in the industry with the help of the role, the star made a name for himself as the actor you need when you want to depict a character who is stoic as hell but also is able to kick a*s when someone rubs them the wrong way.

Giancarlo Esposito
Giancarlo Esposito

And after playing the part of the owner of the Los Pollos Hermanos in the show, the star rose to fame with many from the industry wanting his skills for their own projects. But in a recent interview, Esposito revealed that he wanted to become a part of the MCU and play a role in their future X-Men project as Charles Xavier. While it might not be official, artists on the internet have provided a glimpse into what would happen if he did get the role.

Giancarlo Esposito Becomes Professor X In New Concept Art!

Better Call Saul': Giancarlo Esposito
Better Call Saul’: Giancarlo Esposito

With the expansion of the MCU into the cinematic juggernaut that it has become today, its no wonder that more and more superstars from the industry are interested to become a part of it. And among them is our beloved Giancarlo Esposito, popularly known as Gus Fring. With his years of experience being a part of timeless classics like Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, he now wishes to dip his toes into the superhero world with the MCU

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During a recent interview on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, the star revealed hi wish to play Charles Xavier, a.k.a Professor X from the X-Men in a future project by Marvel Studios. He also revealed the fact that he has been in contact with Marvel Studios and has been working closely with them for a potential role. After listening to this, an Instagram user by the name of was quick to conceptualize an image where Esposito looked like the mutant professor.

In the artwork, The Boys star looks admirably like a variant of Professor X, so much so that the fans cannot help but express their admiration for the artist’s work and the possibility to see him on the big screen one day.

“Yeah he can definitely play Xavier”

“Looks clean fr. My favourite Xavier fancast after Iain Glenn”

“This is insane WHAT🤩”

“Yeah he can definitely play Xavier”

If the response by the MCU stays the same, then we might see Esposito as an X-Men very soon.

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Will We See Giancarlo Esposito In The MCU?

Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian
Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian

The possibility of Giancarlo Esposito joining the MCU might be higher than many may think as the actor has already has displayed his talents to Disney as Moff Gideon in the superhit Disney+ series The Mandalorian. Along with that, he was also approached to play the role of Classic Loki in the series Loki, but was beaten to the role by Christopher Walken. Thus, seeing as Disney has already seen what he can do, may consider him for a role in the MCU in the future.

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Written by Deepak Bisht

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