Taron Egerton Says He’s ‘Baffled’ By The Wolverine MCU Rumors

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Taron Egerton Wolverine MCU Kevin Feige X-MenTaron Egerton admitted that he’s been baffled by rumors claiming he’s being considered for the role of Wolverine in the MCU.

Since Hugh Jackman officially retired from the role and Disney subsequently acquired 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets, fans have been eager to learn what Marvel Studios has planned for Wolverine and X-Men in the MCU. While nothing has been officially announced, rumors regarding Wolverine frequently mention Kingsman star Taron Egerton as a potential candidate for the role.

During an interview with Yahoo Entertainment, Taron Egerton was asked if there was any truth to the rumors of him being the MCU’s Wolverine. In response, Taron Egerton stated that rumors are unfounded and that he is simply a fan of the MCU films:

“It’s unfounded. The only morsel of truth to it is that I’m a huge fan of the films, like 99.9 percent of the rest of the world. That’s kind of it, really.”

Taron Egerton added that he’s not sure why the rumors started to begin with before noting that he may be better suited to play a different MCU character. However, Taron Egerton admitted that Wolverine is probably the one character someone would want to play:

“I don’t quite know where it comes from. I’m flattered but baffled by it. There’s other characters that I think I’d be more suited to. But, if there’s one you want to play, it’s probably that one. I just love the wildness of Logan but I don’t know.”

Taron Egerton concluded by saying he would be open to playing the MCU’s Wolverine if “the phone rang.”

Do you think Taron Egerton would be a good choice to play Wolverine in the MCU? Do you agree with Taron Egerton’s own belief that he might be better suited for a different MCU role? Let us know what you think below!

Marvel Studios confirmed plans to include mutants in the Marvel Cinematic Universe during its 2019 San Diego Comic-Con panel. However, the studio is reportedly in no rush to introduce the X-Men to the MCU, meaning it will likely be some time before we learn who will replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Wolverine’s future in the MCU and Taron Egerton as it develops!

Source: Yahoo! Entertainment

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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