The Fantastic 4 is getting another treatment after Marvel secured the rights. While casting hasn’t been made official yet, John Cena isn’t rejecting the idea of playing one of the franchise’s most memorable characters.
The 16x World Champion spoke to Esquire for a Q&A session when he was asked about the possibility of taking on the legendary role of The Thing in the Fantastic 4 reboot.
Cena knows enough about Hollywood at this point to realize that you can never say never, something he also learned from WWE. He is willing to consider any role offered to him, even if that means spending a ton of time in the makeup chair to play The Thing.
“I would consider most any-thing. I think keeping yourself open to options and different perspectives is a good way to go about life. This would simply be a thing that I would consider, because I like to keep my perspective open to new things.”
John Cena’s role as Peacemaker garnered quite a response and it got him an HBO Max spin-off series before The Suicide Squad could even wrap up production. Now Cena is on to his next role, and he might just make a dent in the MCU next time.
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