Jessica Chastain turned down a task in Doctor Strange&
Actress Jessica Chastain turned down the prospect to play Dr. Christine Palmer within the Benedict Cumberbatch starrer “Doctor Strange” as she solely desires to look within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as a superhero.
Writer of “Doctor Strange”, C Robert Cargill, stated that director Scott Derrickson needed to rope in Chastain for the position of Strange’s former lover Dr. Christine Palmer, experiences femalefirst.co.uk.
Once Chastain turned down the position, it then went to actress Rachel McAdams.
Speaking on the Junkfood Cinema podcast, Cargill stated: “The attention-grabbing factor that Hollywood’s beginning to discover out is that a variety of the actresses on the market need to be superheroes as a lot because the actors do.
“I do know this occurred with Scott. He went to Jessica Chastain to get her on Doctor Strange as a result of we have been contemplating her … (and) she’s like, ‘Hey, look, this undertaking sounds superior, and I’d like to do it. But I’m solely going to get one shot at being in a Marvel movie and turning into a Marvel character, and I educated in ballet, and I actually need to put on a cape.’
“And that was the coolest rejection ever. She wanted to be the superhero, not badass doctor Night Nurse.”
Chastain did play Vuk, the chief of a shape-shifting alien race often known as the D’Bari, within the 2019 movie ‘Dark Phoenix’, which is predicated on the Marvel Comics characters the “X-Men”.