John Cena has just lately recalled how he landed his first superhero function in The Suicide Squad as Peacemaker and opened up the assorted auditions that he went for with the intention to land a superhero function in Marvel or DC. During his chat on the Happy, Sad, Confused podcast, the actor revealed which superhero roles did he audition for, earlier than working in The Suicide Squad.
“I can’t inform you what number of superhero roles I’ve been rejected for. Shazam is definitely one. There was a short attempt on the Deadpool universe, rejection,” Cena revealed on the Happy, Sad, Confused podcast, through Comic Book. He additionally recalled having auditioned for the function of Cable in Deadpool 2, which went to Josh Brolin finally. Cena additionally famous how he misplaced out on the titular function in Shazam! which finally went to Zachary Levi. “There had been a number of within the Marvel universe, rejected. But you realize, I hold attempting,” Cena said, through Comic Book.
Cena opened up extra on how saddened his rejection in Shazam! had made him as he discovered the character and the script “fascinating.” “I feel like a baby, so Shazam was tremendous fascinating to me…And after I learn the script, a number of instances, like… that is the factor, I don’t chase ‘I wish to do that,’ I all the time should learn it,” the actor added.
During the podcast, Cena additionally opened up on being ready for the worst throughout his auditions for Peacemaker. Cena hilariously recalled how director James Gunn had known as him to talk about the character and at last supplied him the function.
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