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Giancarlo Esposito Says a Marvel Role is ‘Likely the Next Step’

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Actor Giancarlo Esposito has stated that a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is where he sees his future.

The actor who is best known for his role as drug lord Gustavo Fring in Breaking Bad revealed his wish to join the MCU in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight. The interview was released yesterday to coincide with the announcement that he will play the main antagonist in the upcoming Far Cry 6 game scheduled to release in 2021. Towards the end of the video, Esposito was asked about rumours linking him with a role in the MCU as well as if he had a dream role. The actor’s reply is below:

Well there’s been all these rumors about being with Marvel, I want to work with those guys. I put it out there all the time. I haven’t created any of those rumors, but I worked years ago with Louis D’Esposito, who’s one of the guys at Marvel, back when he was doing Cotton Club and I was doing Cotton Club, he was the First AD. What they do is fantastic, and I want to do something enduring with them… I think the Marvel world would be, likely, the next step for me, and then I would step back into playing some characters who I think really did change the world with their actions.”

You can watch the full interview with Giancarlo Esposito below, Skip to the 9-minute mark for the MCU info.

The actor does have ties to Disney after taking on roles in The Jungle Book and The Mandalorian. He is also no stranger to superhero productions after voicing Lex Luther in the Harley Quinn in the animated series.

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With Giancarlo Esposito’s admission that he wants a role in the MCU, rumours that have been circulating since last year will only gather pace. Surely it’s now only a matter of time before Marvel Studios make the call?

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