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Emily Blunt: “I’ve been offered two Marvel roles in the past”…

December 30th, 2014 by Marc 1 Comment


While everyone has been putting Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff’s name in the ring for Captain Marvel when she appears in the Marvel movies for the last year or more, another name that is increasingly becoming attached – at least in fan chats – is that of Emily Blunt who was rather awesome last summer in Edge of Tomorrow.

Now, doing the press thing for her new movie Into The Woods, she has been chatting briefly about her and Marvel Studios’ relationship and it turns out they know each other very, very well, indeed.

It seems that she was offered two of the strongest female roles in the MCU already – Agent Peggy Carter and Black Widow but sadly, it just didn’t work out: “It was never the right time, really and it just didn’t work out scheduling-wise with those two.

“It’s always a difficult thing to talk about, because it’s not fair to the actresses who ended up playing them, you know? It just wasn’t the right time,” she added.

But does that mean she’s not going to appear in the future and what about Captain Marvel? Well, interestingly, she says: “No one’s offered me that officially.”

Wait “officially”?! Does that mean she IS in talks at some level? “so it’s… very unofficial. I think it’s fan-casting, which is always very nice. But nothing official has been offered, for sure,” she added.

What do you think? Was it an unfortunate turn of phrase or do you think she might be attached at some level? And, would you like to see her in the MCU and as who?

Let us know, true believers.

Source: Vulture

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….