After portraying Sir Elton John, Taron Egerton is hoping to sometime embody a unique iconic determine: Logan.
The actor, identified for his position as Eggsy within the first two Kingsman movies and for taking part in John in Rocketman, spoke with the New York Occasions to advertise his Apple TV+ collection Black Chicken in an interview printed on-line Friday. The piece mentions that Egerton has met with Marvel Studios brass, together with president Kevin Feige, and that he wish to comply with in Hugh Jackman’s footsteps as the following Wolverine.
“I don’t suppose it might be fallacious to say that,” Egerton, 32, instructed the publication with fun about his curiosity within the half. “I’d be excited however I’d be apprehensive as properly, as a result of Hugh is so related to the position that I’d surprise if it’d be very troublesome for another person to do it.”
The actor went on to say, “However hopefully if it does come round, they’ll give me a shot.”
Jackman, who co-starred with Egerton in 2016’s Eddie the Eagle, final performed the X-Males member in 2017’s Logan.
This isn’t the primary time that Egerton has spoken publicly in regards to the character. In 2019, he instructed British GQ that he was conscious of some Marvel followers’ hopes that he’ll be solid as Wolverine.
“That anybody thinks I'd be good for the half is basically flattering,” Egerton stated again then. “I like Marvel, nevertheless it’s simply fan stuff. There isn't any grounding for these rumors.”
At a unique level within the current Occasions interview, Egerton admitted that he didn’t have the fitting motives when taking over his roles within the critically maligned 2018 movies Robin Hood and Billionaire Boys Membership.
“I ignored my instincts on these two jobs as a result of I used to be provided fairly some huge cash to do them,” the star stated. “And that’s simply deadly. You'll be able to’t decide roles that method.”