Russo Brothers Want to See Chris Evans Return to Marvel Cinematic Universe as Wolverine

Ever since Disney’s high-profile merger with 20th Century Fox (now 20th Century Studios) in 2019, superhero fans have been eagerly waiting to see characters from Fox’s “X-Men” franchise added to Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Certain characters from the long-running “X-Men” series will undeniably be difficult to recast.

But this week, two of Marvel’s top directors came up with an idea to get the process started.Speaking on the Phase Zero podcast, Anthony and Joe Russo were asked if there was another superhero they would like to see their “The Gray Man” star Chris Evans play.

Their response: Wolverine, the beloved character recently vacated by Hugh Jackman after nine films in the role.

The brothers, who directed Evans in four Marvel movies starting with “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” explained why they think Evans should suit up as the “X-Men” icon.“Evans has incredible range and great physicality,

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