The Boys actor Antony Starr says he’d like to play Wolverine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and also had a few ideas about his costume.
Although fans of The Boys love Antony Starr’s truly terrifying portrayal of Homelander in the Amazon series, the actor recently revealed that he’d like to play Wolverine in the MCU if he got the chance. The star spoke to ScreenGeek ahead of The Boys season two, and when asked about which X-Men mutant he’d like to play in live-action, Antony Starr quickly responded with Wolverine. He explained that although Hugh Jackman made an incredible mark on the role, “never say never, man.”
“I would say Wolverine! Big shoes to fill, man. Jackman’s pretty much put his mark on that, hasn’t he? So, I never say never, man – but at the moment, I’m just enjoying what we’re doing here. I mean, to be honest, Wolverine doesn’t wear spandex, which is definitely a negative for me. I do like the feel of tight pants, you know, if they can tighten the jeans up, maybe.”
After joking about Wolverine’s costume, Antony Starr explained that he’d be happy to wear leather jeans in the role but also expressed that he’s enjoying playing the villainous superhero in The Boys. Although a third season of the Amazon series hasn’t been greenlit, the actor is hoping to return for another outing as Homelander.
“We can get some kind of tight leather jeans going on – or maybe a pants suit. I could be tempted – but I’m just happy to be doing what I’m doing, brother, and whatever comes, comes. I appreciate the fans, you know. We’ve got a great bunch of fans and they’re really enthusiastic and passionate, so, I love their ideas and their support. I hope they enjoy Season Two of The Boys and I’m just stoked we get a chance to do Season Three as well.”
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Here is the official synopsis for the second season of The Boys:
The even more intense, more insane season two finds The Boys on the run from the law, hunted by the Supes, and desperately trying to regroup and fight back against Vought. In hiding, Hughie (Jack Quaid), Mother’s Milk (Laz Alonso), Frenchie (Tomer Capon) and Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara) try to adjust to a new normal, with Butcher (Karl Urban) nowhere to be found. Meanwhile, Starlight (Erin Moriarty) must navigate her place in The Seven as Homelander (Antony Starr) sets his sights on taking complete control. His power is threatened with the addition of Stormfront (Aya Cash), a social media-savvy new Supe, who has an agenda of her own. On top of that, the Supervillain threat takes center stage and makes waves as Vought seeks to capitalize on the nation’s paranoia.
The Boys stars Karl Urban Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Chace Crawford, Tomer Kapon, Karen Fukuhara, and Nathan Mitchell. So far, the series has added Goran Visnjic and Claudia Doumit for season two.
The second season of The Boys will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on September 4th. Stay tuned for all the latest news on The Boys and Wolverine and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more exclusive video content.