A little while back UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey said, during a Reddit AMA session, that she would love to play the character Captain Marvel in the upcoming movie.
Captain Marvel is a comic book character from Marvel that will be getting her own movie in 2016. Shortly after that session Rousey even posted some fan created art showing her as the superhero. Well it looks like someone finally asked Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige what he thought of the undefeated UFC champion playing the role.
In a recent interview with IGN, Feige had this to say:
“I love it. That happens occasionally, and I think that’s a testament more to the strength of the characters.”
“You look at the ways we’ve cast our films in the past and it’s always about who’s the best person to inhabit the character, whether that is an actor like Chris Hemsworth who bulks up, or a wrestler like Dave Bautista who played Drax who ends up being an amazing performer, an amazing actor and a clever and witty and pointed comedic actor. For us, it’s sitting down with people and starting to meet people and as the script takes shape and as we start to build who the character should be and finding the right person to match it up. We haven’t necessarily started sitting down with people yet and meeting on that part.”
Well, he didn’t say no. What do you guys think, would you like to see Rousey strap on a cape and star alongside the Avengers?