Taron Egerton would be in talks with Marvel to be the new Wolverine

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With the acquisition of 20th Century Fox by Disney and after Kevin Feige declared that the X-Men would eventually reach Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (UCM), the fans They’re eager to find out how and when they’ll see their favorite mutants make an appearance in the MCU, especially Wolverine.

Since Hugh Jackman last played the mutant in Logan, the speculations about who will wield the claws of Wolverine have not ended. Marvel Studios is reportedly trying to revive the character in the MCU multiverse and Taron Egerton’s name stands out as a potential candidate.

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Taron Egerton as Wolverine

Known for his role as Eggsy in the first two films of Kingsmanthe 32-year-old actor spoke with New York Times to promote the Apple TV+ series black bird and revealed his desire to take over from Hugh Jackman to be the next Wolverine.

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During the interview, the Oscar nominee confessed that he is officially in talks to play the character, although he acknowledged that talks with Marvel executives and its president, Kevin Feige, are at an early stage.

Taron Egerton

In addition, Egerton revealed the fears that the mere fact of imagining it causes him, since he mentioned that if he got the role, “I would be excited but worried”:

I don’t think it’s wrong to say this. I would be excited, but also worried because Hugh is so associated with the role, that I wonder if it’s not very difficult for someone else to do it. But I hope that if all goes well, they will give me a chance.

Taron Egerton as Wolverine

This is not the first time that the British actor has spoken publicly about his desire to play the iconic character of Wolverine. In 2019 he spoke with British GQ Over the fans who would like to see him play the Marvel superhero:

For someone to think I’d be good for the part is really flattering. I love Marvel, but it’s just ‘fan’ stuff. There is no basis for these rumours.

Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman

If Taron Egerton is chosen to fill in for Hugh Jackman, the Australian actor might have some advice for the star of RocketmanWell, both made a great dumbbell when they shared credits in the movie Flying highfrom 2016, which portrays the life of British skier Eddie Edwards.

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