When it comes to superhero films, dozens of Hollywood’s most elite talents have suited up for various roles. The Marvel Cinematic Universe alone has dozens of A-list actors like Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson. And, thanks to 20th Century Fox, stars like Patrick Stewart and Jennifer Lawrence have had the chance to play X-Men. However, it looks like the latter is looking to bring her character to the MCU.
Recently, Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence have been promoting their film Passengers as it comes out later this month. During one interview, the Marvel stars were asked about their respective teams, and Lawrence was asked whether she’d like to cameo in Guardians of the Galaxy. Here’s what the Oscar winning actress had to say.
“Oh my god, I would love to,” Lawrence said. “I would choose that over doing another X-Men movie maybe. I won’t be Mystique in the X-Men movies, but I would love to be Mystique in the Guardians of the Galaxy. I wonder if that can happen.”
There you have it. If it were up to Lawrence, then the MCU would be seeing Mystique join its ranks very soon. However, it doesn’t seem likely that the crossover will happen. Guardians of the Galaxy has already met its quota of fierce, blue characters thanks to Nebula, and there’s also the small issue of Marvel’s frigid relationship with 20th Century Fox.
Early this year, rumors began circulating that the studios had come to an agreement about its superhero franchises, but those stories had no basis. Marvel President Kevin Feige recently confirmed there is no way any X-Men will be hopping over to the MCU. He said "It’s an impossibility at this juncture. We certainly have enough films to keep us busy for a number of lifetimes."
Of course, Lawrence could still join the MCU if she really wanted. By giving up the role of Mystique, the actress could join others stars like Chris Evans and double-dip into the superhero pool. The MCU has no signs of slowing down, and Lawrence could always try out for a role within the universe if she wanted to.
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is written and directed by James Gunn (Slither). The film marks the return of the original Guardians, including Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord; Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora; Dave Bautista (Spectre) as Drax; Vin Diesel (Furious 7) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (Jumper) as Yondu; Karen Gillan (The Big Short) as Nebula; and Sean Gunn (Gilmore Girls) as Kraglin. New cast members include Pom Klementieff (Oldboy), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby, Everest), Chris Sullivan (The Knick, The Drop) and Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight, The Thing).
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is scheduled to hit theaters on May 5, 2017.
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