John Cena lately recalled how he landed his first superhero position as a peacemaker in The Suicide Squad and gave varied auditions to play a superhero in Marvel or DC. During his chat on the Happy, Sad, Confused podcast, the actor revealed which superhero roles he auditioned for earlier than engaged on The Suicide Squad.
“I can not inform you what number of superhero roles I’ve been rejected for. Shazam is unquestionably one. There was a short foray into the Deadpool universe, Rejection,” Cena revealed. Happy, Sad, Confused podcast by way of Comic Book. He additionally recalled auditioning for the position of Cable in Deadpool 2, which ultimately went to Josh Brolin. Cena additionally famous how he misplaced out to the titular position in Shazam! Which ultimately went to Zachary Levi. “There have been some within the Marvel universe who have been dominated out. But you already know, I hold making an attempt,” Cena mentioned by way of comedian e-book.
Cena reveals extra about his rejection at Shazam! He discovered her character and script “fascinating”. “I believe like a child, so Shazam was very fascinating to me … and after I learn the script, there have been instances, like … That’s it, I do not chase ‘I wish to do that,’ I all the time must learn it. For, ”mentioned the actor.
During the podcast, Cena additionally spoke candidly about being ready for the worst case state of affairs throughout his audition for Peacemaker. Cena gleefully recalled how director James Gunn had known as him to talk about the character and ultimately provided him the position.
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