The MCU has many famous stars like Chris Hemsworth, and Robert Downey Jr. and most of these actors and actresses had auditioned for the DC Extended Universe. Zachary Levi, the actor who played the role of Fandral in the MCU, had been cast as the character, Shazam in DCEU.
There have been at least 8 MCU actors and actresses who were ready to play roles in the DCEU. Today we will look at these 8 MCU actors and actresses who you did not know were up to play DCEU roles.
1. JAIMIE ALEXANDER AS WONDER WOMAN
Blindspot‘s Jaimie Alexander had been approached to play the role of Wonder Woman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, but she had a contract with Marvel. Gal Gadot then got this role, and she portrays the character very well.
2. KRYSTEN RITTER AS ENCHANTRESS
This actress had been considered for the role of DEU’s Enchantress in Suicide Squad. This role went to Cara Delevingne, and Ritter played the role of Jessica Jones in Marvel TV.
3. IDRIS ELBA AS LEX LUTHOR
There had been rumors that Elba would play the role of Lex Luthor with Henry Cavill. But the actors was then cast by Marvel for the Thor movies.
4. CATE BLANCHETT AS HIPPOLYTA
There were also many rumors that Cate Blanchett had been considered for the role of the actress, Queen Hippolyta in the Wonder Woman movie. But she went on to play the role of Hela in the movie, Thor: Ragnarok.
5. MICHAEL B. JORDAN AS CYBORG
This famous Black Panther actors had been considered for the role of Cyborg in the animated movie, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox but we are all glad that he played the villain in the Black Panther movie.
6. COBIE SMULDERS AS WONDER WOMAN
Cobie Smulders plays the role of Maria Hill many MCU movies, but Joss Whedon had once attached the actress to play the role of Wonder Woman in the DCEU.
7. SCOTT ADKINS AS BATMAN
Scott Adkins had made an appearance in the X-Men franchise and then portrayed the character, Lucian in Doctor Strange. He had also auditioned for the role of the Caped Crusader in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.
8. BRIE LARSON AS ENCHANTRESS
The Academy Award-winning actress is all set to make her debut as the character, Captain Marvel in the MCU. She had originally been considered for the role of Enchantress in the movie, Suicide Squad.