Taron Egerton confirmed that he had a meeting with the Marvel Studio executives including its president, Kevin Feige.
Marvel Studio Executives Meets Taron Egerton
Marvel Studios has dozens of superheroes to cast this year and one of them is the mutant ‘Wolverine’. In a published report in The New York Times, Marvel Executives and its president Kevin Feige meet the young actor Taron Egerton for a possible role in Marvel.
Taron Egerton is known for leading the character in the ‘Rocketman’ and the ‘Kingsman’ series. Meanwhile, it can be remembered that Taron Egerton occasionally shared his idea of playing a role in the MCU or Marvel as his career continues and progresses.
On the other hand, details about the meeting between Marvel Studios and Taron Egerton were not revealed. There are speculations also that if the actor will not play the character of ‘Wolverine’, he might land a new superhero role. As of this time, there is no confirmation from both sides.
Taron Egerton Apprehensive To Play as the New ‘Wolverine’
Even though there is still a need for confirmation, Taron Egerton shared that he is apprehensive as well to play as the new ‘Wolverine’. Hugh Jackman played the character of ‘Wolverine’ for 17 years and he is well-known for his contribution to making this character well-adorned and loved.
Egerton said “I don’t think it would be wrong to say that. I’d be excited but I’d be apprehensive as well, because Hugh is so associated with the role that I’d wonder if it’d be very difficult for someone else to do it…. But hopefully if [the role of Wolverine] does come around, they’ll give me a shot,” according to an article published in The Direct.
A lot of pressure is going on Taron Egerton after he confirmed his meeting with the Marvel Executives and its President. Though there was no details released about what they discussed, but this could be a sign that Taron Egerton will work in the MCU.