There is no questioning that it would be a life-changing experience to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Various actors often express their desire to snag a role in the MCU, and Taron Egerton, star of the successful Kingsman films, is ready to take the next step in his career by joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Amid some rumors that there was a possibility Egerton would be part of the MCU as the iconic Wolverine, the actor made some clarifications about the talk, and his desires to still enter the franchise.
In an interview with BBC’s The One Show, Taron Egerton discussed the rumors that have been floating around about him being cast as Wolverine. Egerton stated, “There’s no truth in it at all. There’s no truth in it. It would be, obviously, really exciting, but I don’t know.” The rumors aren’t new or recent. In fact, there have been talks and assumptions that the young and talented actor would be an ideal fit to play the iconic role.
In an interview with GQ back in 2020, the idea of Taron Egerton being cast as the character was brought up due to rumors and an overwhelming amount of support from fans. “That anyone thinks I would be good for the part is really flattering,” the actor told the publication. However, although the rumors aren’t exactly true and there is no confirmation that he will officially be joining the MCU, Egerton definitely does not want to push aside any possibility of being part of the franchise.
According to The Direct, Taron Egerton also added in the interview on The One Show, that it would be an honor to be given a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actor stated, “It would be exciting to play a role where you play to such a huge audience. Those movies are the most-watched movies in the world.” Later on, he made sure to add that at the end of the day, joining the MCU is still just rumors at the moment. It seems the actor will always be open to the idea of playing any iconic character in the Marvel Universe.
Taron Egerton is no stranger to the world of action, which might be why so many fans support the idea that the young actor would be a perfect fit to play the role of Wolverine or any comparable character. Egerton has starred in the Kingsman franchise, which contains a mix of action and comedy. Egerton starred alongside the talented actor, Colin Firth, in the films. Egerton achieved incredible success being involved in the franchise, but he has also starred in the other projects that have showcased his acting talent.
The actor starred in the 2019 film, Rocketman, which followed the story and musical career of Elton John. Egerton was cast to play the monumental role of the musical genius. The film made almost $200 million in the box office and earned Egerton a Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
With Taron Egerton’s talent for acting and the experience he has already had at the young age of 32, the U.K.-born actor definitely has what it takes to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Many actors have been cast in the franchise, so there is always an incredibly high chance that Egerton might take on a role, and perhaps even the iconic Wolverine. But for now, we will have to wait and see what the future holds for the talented Taron Egerton as he paves the way for a very successful acting career.