Giancarlo Esposito as Professor X

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Marvel Cinematic Universe followers are excited concerning the rumor that Giancarlo Esposito would be the X-Men’s new Professor Xavier, nonetheless many are in disbelief that the phrase on the road will be trusted. Not solely is Esposito rumored to be the psychic chief of the X-Men, however that very same supposed leak pinned Top Gun: Maverick star Glen Powell as the MCU’s model of Scott Summers / Cyclops.

“As always, take this with a grain of salt,” is the message firmly signaling a Reddit post is an inventory of rumors on the r/MarvelStudiosSpoilers web page. The record of purported MCU leaks are supposedly going to be revealed on the forthcoming San Diego Comic-Con subsequent week and D23: The Official Disney Fan Club Expo in September, together with that The Boys actor Anthony Starr will play Dracula in Blade along with the X-Men recasting rumors.

Even although the moderators at r/MarvelStudiosSpoilers firmly designated the post as a rumor, additionally they mentioned they “have a tendency to believe most of it” on account of different scoopers on-line corroborating varied elements of it.

One Marvel fan account on Twitter was emphatic that the film studio behemoth “need[s] to make this happen.”

Another fan contended that despite the fact that Esposito as Professor X sounds “fckn amazing,” it additionally sounds unbelievable.

“I don’t think there’s been better casting,” one other Twitter person wrote.

“Please make this true,” one other fan pleaded with Marvel.

Another Twitter person appeared to transcend to a brand new aircraft of existence on the rumor of Esposito as Professor X, or a minimum of a particular a part of their body.

Another fan known as Powell being cast as Cyclops “one of the greatest cbm castings if true.”

We should admit, the extra we see the side-by-side footage, the extra satisfied we change into it’d be a match made in heaven.

“We need to talk about how PERFECT @glenpowell would be as Cyclops in the MCU,” one other fan wrote.

Another Twitter person known as BS on the whole record of supposed leaks, saying “Glenn Powell is too old for Cyclops,” amongst different causes.

One factor from the record of rumors followers had been completely not glad about was the supposed recasting of Daredevil‘s Elektra, with the beloved Elodie Yung being replaced.

Esposito has long been a fan-favorite pick for portraying either Professor X or his nemesis, Magneto, as evidenced by some jaw-dropping fan art that came out back in 2020.

We’ll simply need to see if the rumors about Esposito and Powell being the most recent members of the X-Men ring true when SDCC unfolds subsequent week as that’s supposedly when the rumored bulletins will happen.

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