Actor Giancarlo Esposito, known for his role in The Mandalorian and Gus Fring in Breaking Bad, has revealed that he is in talks with James Gunn for a role in DC.
During his participation in the comic con panama Over the weekend, Esposito addressed ongoing speculation about his possible appearance in a superhero movie, and made a startling confession.
“I’ve been talking to James Gunn about the possibility of being in a movie, so who knows”Esposito said.
Some fans have already started speculating about possible roles in the answers. Among them are Superman villains Brainiac and Lex Luthor. Someone has even suggested Justice League member Martian Manhunter, which we wouldn’t be against.
Few days ago I was at an event in my country, and I got to see and meet Giancarlo. He answered lots of questions 👀 This one I recorded left me surprised (someone asked if he had a chance to appear in DC films) #dccomics #jamesgunn pic.twitter.com/GPH5ET3QrS
— Mint Doom 🇵🇦 (@swshriv) August 29, 2023
Twitter user @swshriv, who was present at the event, also claims that Esposito is aware that fans have envisioned him as the likes of Charles Xavier, Magneto, and Mr. Freeze. Also, he prefers to play a hero rather than a villain, and he knows that one day he will be hired for a Marvel/DC project.