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Zac Efron Says Marvel ‘Could Have Called’ After Rumor About Casting ‘Someone Like Him’

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Zac Efron undoubtedly doesn’t need to miss out on an opportunity for a Marvel Cinematic Universe paycheck! The High School Musical vet stopped by the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday (September 30) and revealed he’s prepared to enroll in a superhero function. After Jimmy instructed Zac that there have been casting rumors concerning the film firm on the lookout for a Zac Efron-type star, the actor coyly replied, “Actually? They may simply name me.”

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Again in September 2019, Geeks WorldWide reported that Marvel was “trying to find a Jewish ‘Zac Efron-type’ who’s ideally of Israeli descent” to play the comedian guide character Moon Knight. The outlet additionally stated Zac was Marvel’s best choice for Ikaris in “The Eternals.” As followers know, Moon Knight went to Oscar Isaac and Ikaris to Sport of Thrones’ star Richard Madden.

In the course of the interview, Jimmy additionally introduced up the rumor that Zac was within the working to take over the function of Wolverine from Hugh Jackman. “I feel Hugh’s nonetheless doing that fairly nicely, I bought to present it to him,” Zac replied, earlier than acknowledging he had an opportunity to debate it with Hugh whereas they labored collectively on The Best Showman. “I suppose I had my foot within the door on that one, I ought to go speak to him.”

Regardless of Zac not showing in any of the MCU motion pictures, nor being introduced for any future endeavors but, followers can’t cease speculating on him becoming a member of different A-listers like Chris Pratt, Robert Downey Jr. and Natalie Portman within the fantasy movies. Whereas there may be all the time a whisper of Zac being despatched a script, extra lately, the concept of him as Adam Warlock within the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. has been making the rumor rounds.

Solely time will inform if Zac will get an opportunity to lace up in latex, a cape and boots as a Marvel superhero. Within the meantime, the matinee idol will likely be getting ready for his upcoming reboot of the traditional comedy Three Males and a Child.

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