Giancarlo Esposito Reveals Marvel Meeting, Wants to Play Professor X

Giancarlo Esposito Reveals Marvel Meeting, Wants to Play Professor X

Published August 7, 2022
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With “Better Call Saul” firmly in the homestretch of its final season, many fans have wondered what their favorite cast members will do next. “Breaking Bad” turned Bryan Cranston into one of Hollywood’s most popular actors, and many hope Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, and Giancarlo Esposito will take similar paths.

Over the weekend, Esposito shed some light on what he hopes will be his next role when he addressed fans at the TJH Superhero Car Show & Comic Con in San Antonio. In a clip that has gone viral on TikTok, the actor praised the Marvel Cinematic Universe and spoke about his desire to appear in it. He also revealed that he has met with executives at the company to discuss potential roles, though nothing is official yet.

“I have not worked for Marvel yet. I’ve been in a room with them and talked to them,” Esposito said. “And to answer your question I think what they do is on the lines of that mythological journey that Joe Campbell talked about, who happened to be a friend of George Lucas, that George Lucas put into his stories. It is our dream and intention to save the world, our environment.”

“In ‘Breaking Bad,’ I wanted Gus to have a family… I wanted people to know that Gus has a family,” he said. “That’s in my mind — you never saw that, you don’t know that. But he really was a wonderful family man… hiding in plain sight.”