Black Adam star Dwayne Johnson is ready to rule the MCU after comments made by Avengers: Endgame co-director Anthony Russo.
Dwayne Johnson is patiently waiting for his opportunity to join the superhero genre. The star is currently attached to star in a Black Adam solo film, which recently picked up a director in Jaume Collet-Serra. However, Dwayne Johnson also teased a meeting with Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige last month.
At the MTV Movie and TV Awards, Dwayne Johnson gave an empowering speech while accepting the Generation Award. Avengers: Endgame co-director Anthony Russo was also at the event where he was asked who Dwayne Johnson could play in the MCU:
“The superhero that I would most like The Rock to play is The Rock. He is the best version of him.”
Dwayne Johnson responded to what Anthony Russo had to say and tweeted out that he is ready to rule to MCU:
I was born to play this role. Literally.
I’ll call you tonight Russo Bros!!!
Time to rule the MCU.. forever. 😉💪🏾 https://t.co/gXPZa73VDU
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) June 18, 2019
Who would you like to see Dwayne Johnson play in the MCU? Do you think he will still play Black Adam? Sound off in the comments below!
Here’s the official synopsis for Spider-Man: Far From Home:
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.
Directed by Jon Watts from a script written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, Numan Acar, J.B. Smoove, Oli Hill, Remy Hii, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Cobie Smulders, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.
Spider-Man: Far From Home will be released in theaters on July 2, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we learn it.