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Disney Plus casts Ms. Marvel character Kamala Khan
Canadian actress Iman Vellani has been cast in the lead role."Introducing Ms. Marvel," Toronto International Film Festival tweeted Wednesday. "Sending [love] and congratulations to #TIFFNextWave alum Iman Vellani, who will star as Kamala Khan and the titular superhero.
- Matthew McConaughey has revealed that Marvel turned his offer to play the Hulk.
- The 50-year-old actor explained during an interview on the with Josh Horowitz that he has always been a big fan of the 70s TV show "The Incredible Hulk" starring Lou Ferrigno.
- And he once approached Marvel about playing the role of Bruce Banner, but the studio simply replied: "No, thank you."
Matthew McConaughey has revealed that he was interested in playing the Hulk, but Marvel wasn't interested in him.
Jim Edmonds Calls Girlfriend Kortnie ‘Loving, Selfless’ in Birthday Tribute
One lucky guy. Jim Edmonds honored his girlfriend, Kortnie O’Connor, with a heartfelt birthday tribute, thanking her for everything she does. “Happy birthday @kortnieoc,” Edmonds, 50, wrote via Instagram on Monday, October 5. “To the most amazing, strong, courageous, loving, selfless, caring, daring person I have ever met.” The former baseball player shared a series of photos to commemorate his girlfriend turning 36. “I could never put into words what you mean to me and my family,” he continued. “They say God puts people in lives for a reason. For the first time in my life I truly believe this.” The Real Housewives of Orange County alum, who confirmed his relationship with O’Connor in April after splitting from wife Meghan King in October 2019, revealed how she’s changed his life. “It’s like you came along and turned the light on in my heart again. Something that I didn’t think was going to be possible again,” the former St. Louis Cardinals center fielder wrote. “I just wanted to take this opportunity to tell you how much I love you and thank you for being you! YOU ARE MY FAVORITE!” Earlier in the year, O’Connor showed her love for Edmonds, throwing him a birthday party in June with his friends and children. Edmonds shares daughter Aspen, 3, and twin boys, Hart and Hayes, 2, with estranged wife King, 36. He also shares daughters Hayley and Lauren with his late ex-wife, LeAnn Edmonds Horton, and son Landon and daughter Sutton with his second wife, Allison Jayne Raski.
The 50-year-old actor explained during an interview on thewith Josh Horowitz that he has always been a big fan of the 70s TV show "The Incredible Hulk" starring Lou Ferrigno.
And when Horowitz asked McConaughey if he has ever wanted to play Bruce Banner, the actor quickly replied that he: "wanted it," and he even approached Marvel to offer his service, but he said the studio gave him a "no, thank you."
It wasn't made clear at what point McConaughey approached Marvel, but the role of Hulk became available in 2008 after Ed Norton walked away from the franchise after "The Incredible Hulk."
Mark Ruffalo was subsequently chosen to replace Norton in 2010 and has portrayed the character since 2012's "Avengers Assemble."
Matthew McConaughey says he was blackmailed and sexually abused as a teenager in his new book
McConaughey wrote in "Greenlights" that he was "knocked unconscious in the back of a van" when he was 18 and "molested by a man.""I was blackmailed into having sex for the first time when I was 15," McConaughey wrote in an excerpt seen by Page Six. "I was certain I was going to hell for the premarital sex. Today, I am merely certain that I hope that's not the case.
Earlier this year," McConaughey also revealed that he auditioned for the iconic role of Jack Dawson in James Cameron's romance epic 'Titanic."
"The audition went really well. Well enough where, when I was left, I was being slapped on the back," he said. "Well enough where you go outside and call your agent and say, 'Oh, I nailed it,'"
But despite his intuitions, the role, of course, went to Leonardo DiCaprio.
McConaughey is now best known for his early appearances in romantic comedies such as "The Ghost of Girlfriends Past" and "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," which was followed by a spell of shape-shifting roles in the award-winning film "Dallas Buyers Club" and "The Wolf of Wall Street," a period of his career that is affectionately dubbed as the "McConaissance."
Matthew McConaughey Reveals Which One of His Famous Rom-Coms He'd Do a Sequel to .
Matthew McConaughey got candid on Daily Pop about his wife Camila Alves and their three kids, quitting the rom-com genre, karaoke with Kate Hudson & so much more!Does he regret his decision?