Michael B. Jordan wants Denzel Washington to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe: I Got Some Things In Mind
It looks like Michael B. Jordan have high hopes for the film legend Denzel Washington! While promoting their new movie A Journal for Jordan, asked and fan Creed star if he wanted Washington to star in a Marvel movie. The 34-year-old actor starred in Marvel’s Black Panther in 2018, the iconic character ‘Killmonger’ played.
With enthusiasm, Michael quickly replied,
“Yes! Without hesitation. I actually have some things on my mind, but yes!”
Washington, 67, who was also present for the interview, jokingly replied:
“You better hurry!”
Michael B. Jordan then reveals that he actually has some ideas for a Marvel movie starring him Denzel Washington but need to spend some time giving it the attention it needs.
“I know! But I got you. I have some ideas for it … After I’m done Confession III, do you know what I’m saying? When I finish that project, my mind can wander on [to] other creative things. ”
Denzel Washington directed Jordan in their latest film, A Journal for Jordan, which is based on a true story. The film follows Army Sergeant Monroe King – played by Jordan – while keeping a diary of advice and love for his infant son while stationed in Iraq. Meanwhile, his editor, wife Dana – played by Chanté Adams – recalls the beginning of their romance.
Reportedly, the award-winning actor and director knew Michael B. Jordan was the right person for the role after becoming a fan of Jordan’s breakout appearance in the 2013 film Fruitvale Station. During the interview, Washington said,
“The IT factor is just that – there really is no name to it, you just know it when you see it”.
Michael also remembered the first time he crossed roads with Denzel Washington, which he affectionately gave the nickname “AND”, as in “original gangster”.
“I remember the first time I met him – he would not remember. I was so young and it’s so long ago. It was in New York, I was a kid, I was 15. We were at an event, and I remember giving him his hand and thinking, ‘Oh, man, it’s Denzel Washington’s hand, I’m shaking. It’s soft, man, this shit is soft. He’s taking care of his hands.
While talking about Denzel Washington joining the MCU franchise is only hypothetical at the moment, it is safe to say that fans would welcome him with open arms!
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