Jessica Chastain (Photograph Credit: Instagram)
Los Angeles, April 4: Actress Jessica Chastain turned down the prospect to play Dr. Christine Palmer within the Benedict Cumberbatch starrer “Physician Unusual” as she solely needs to look within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as a superhero.
Author of “Physician Unusual”, C Robert Cargill, stated that director Scott Derrickson needed to rope in Chastain for the function of Unusual’s former lover Dr. Christine Palmer, studies femalefirst.co.uk. As soon as Chastain turned down the function, it then went to actress Rachel McAdams. X-Males: Darkish Phoenix Actress Jessica Chastain Rejected this Marvel Film and For Causes Legitimate Sufficient.
Talking on the Junkfood Cinema podcast, Cargill stated: “The attention-grabbing factor that Hollywood’s beginning to discover out is that numerous the actresses on the market wish to be superheroes as a lot because the actors do.
“I do know this occurred with Scott. He went to Jessica Chastain to get her on Physician Unusual as a result of we had been contemplating her … (and) she’s like, ‘Hey, look, this challenge sounds superior, and I’d like to do it. However I am solely going to get one shot at being in a Marvel movie and turning into a Marvel character, and I skilled in ballet, and I actually wish to put on a cape.’ Benedict Cumberbatch’s Physician Unusual or Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel Might Be a part of Tom Holland in Spider-Man 3.
“And that was the good rejection ever. She needed to be the superhero, not badass physician Evening Nurse.”
Chastain did play Vuk, the chief of a shape-shifting alien race referred to as the D’Bari, within the 2019 movie ‘Darkish Phoenix’, which is predicated on the Marvel Comics characters the “X-Males”.