Jensen Ackles Passed On Which Role In AVENGERS?
Just yesterday, we learned from The CW president Mark Pedowitz revealed that as long as the ratings for their hit series Supernatural hold, the series will continue to air. Pedowitz is a huge fan of the show and will seemingly do whatever he can to make sure the show, or some form of it, will remain on the air for as long as possible. Supernatural is currently on its 9th season, with both Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki signed on through season 10. This is where things could tricky. Both of the stars have ventured off to make some films, most of which have had decent success. But, it seems one of them could be moving on to bigger and better things, as Jensen Ackles reportedly passed on the role of Hawkeye in Joss Whedon’s mega hit Avengers.
In a recent article at Screen Rant, they reveal that essentially because of the filming schedule for Supernatural, Ackles had to pass on the high-profile role. What’s more, Marvel is rumored to be continually showing their interest in the actor. There is also that little rumor that is still floating around that Ackles was next in line for the role of Captain America should Chris Evans have turned it down, but there was never any confirmation on that one. His currently working relationship with Warner Brothers, via Warner Brothers Television, also suggests that there may be interest from the DC side of things as well. Keep in mind, this is a bit of a rumor, so keep that salt shaker handy on this one.
So, when it comes time to renegotiate contracts once season 10 of Supernatural is winding down, it will be very interesting to see how things play out. When you have a studio like Marvel knocking at your door, repeatedly, it becomes really hard not to answer. This could be an interesting story to follow in the coming years, especially as Marvel continues to expand their film and television universes, so more and more roles will need to be filled. Who would you like to see Ackles play in a film? Or should he keep going with Supernatural?
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