Zachary Levi says Marvel Studios’ boss Kevin Feige misled him about his Thor function as Fandral. Earlier than touchdown his personal DC franchise as Shazam, Levi was initially concerned within the Marvel Cinematic Universe taking part in one of many Asgardians Warriors Three. Levi solely appeared twice within the MCU, first in Thor: The Darkish World after which briefly in Thor: Ragnarok.
Levi was initially solid to play Fandral in Kenneth Branagh’s 2011 Thor film, however needed to drop out because of a scheduling battle. Josh Dallas ultimately took over the function. Apparently, nevertheless, when Dallas could not come again for the second film, Levi stepped again in to play the character. In a brand new Completely happy, Unhappy, Confused Podcast, the actor claims that Feige promised him a extra outstanding function as Fandral in Thor: The Darkish World — one thing that did not occur.
Learn Levi’s full quote under:
Feige is like, ‘Hey, would Zach wish to take this function once more?’ And to be sincere, look… and I insisted on speaking to Kevin about it, for 2 causes. One, I noticed the primary film, and I didn’t actually really feel just like the Warriors Three have been utilized in that nice of a method. And I used to be like, ‘Is that going to be the case once more, as a result of whether it is, I don’t actually wish to try this, you recognize?’ And he’s like, ‘No, no, no, it’s gonna be an enormous a part of this film.’ Not a lot, because it turned out.
Can Zachary Levi’s Fandral Nonetheless Return In The MCU?
Fandral’s final MCU look was in 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok. As a part of director Taika Waititi’s try to revitalize the franchise, he killed a number of key characters from the earlier films, together with the Warriors Three. Levi’s last Fandral line in Thor: Ragnarok was lower, however the plan was to finish his character within the threequel.
Regardless of being killed within the MCU, there are a few ways in which Marvel Studios can convey again the character, particularly within the burgeoning Multiverse Saga. That features the introduction of his variant from one other timeline if Thor and/or Loki discover themselves touring by a number of universes. Objectively, nevertheless, since there has by no means been any vital curiosity in Fandral and even the Warriors Three, the probabilities of this occurring are slim to none.
After his temporary stint within the MCU as a part of two Thor films, Levi has now moved over to the DC Universe with the Shazam! franchise. Sadly, as a result of disappointment of Shazam! Fury of the Gods, even his future with the DC superhero universe is unsure. Whether or not he will get one other probability on the function is presently unknown, particularly contemplating James Gunn and Peter Safran’s new intensive plan to revamp the DC Universe.
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