Elijah Wood He is a widely known figure in pop culture, all thanks to his work in film and television. Mainly remembered for his intervention in The Lord of the rings Like Frodo, the 40-year-old actor lives the Hollywood dream by acting and producing the movies he wants, but there is a franchise he wants to be a part of. During a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, Elijah talks about his goal to be part of Star Wars or Marvel Studios and it is not a small target in the middle of the competition.
In recent years we have seen a renaissance for Star Wars, all due to the acquisition of Lucasfilm at the hands of The Walt Disney Company. The mouse company started the development of movies, comics and video games again, adding live action series that have been a complete success for Disney Plus. Now millions of people are aware of what is happening in the distant galaxy and Elijah Wood He is not indifferent to it at all. On the other hand, everyone wants to be part of the most successful superhero saga in the present. Here the new statements of the actor.
Although Elijah Wood severely criticized the end of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – 61% (Let’s remember that he published a tweet in which he points out the plot holes about the return of Palpatine and his subjects), it seems that recent productions have conquered his heart and today more than ever he wants to be part of the saga, even above Marvel Studios. But only time will tell if Mr. Disney considers Elijah worthy of being part of his galaxy with a character to the measure of his fame. He has already been part of the most extraordinary trilogy in the history of the big screen.
We invite you to read: Robert Rodríguez says the Book of Boba Fett will exceed expectations of Star Wars fans
I think that’s inherently fun. I haven’t had a chance to act in something that big in a long time. Star Wars has a precedent because I am a huge Star Wars fan. So, more of that, certainly in the realm of live-action, would be incredible. But working on a Marvel movie … I mean, obviously there’s a whole conversation going on on Film Twitter about the cinematic relevance of Marvel. Is it cinema? All this kind of shit. And whether you like superhero movies or not, they are inherently fun. And those movies are very well done. I think being part of something as big as that universe again would be great. It would be totally amazing, because it is handled on a gigantic scale.
Lucasfilm is currently developing the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, The Book of Boba Fett and very soon will begin with the recordings of the third season of The Mandalorian – 91%, the star product of Star Wars right now. Although it will take a while for us to see results, the fans are fully confident that it will be spectacular. For its part, Marvel Studios continues to be giant and successful, and by 2021 we will witness another handful of projects that will give continuity to its new stage.
Can Elijah Wood become part of a big brand in the realm of real action again? We’ll see if someone from the respective studios is interested in his work, giving him a completely new character. Meanwhile, Marvel fans and Star Wars you can be sure that there is a lot, a lot of material about both brands. New stages are beginning and Disney will stop at nothing to continue being number 1 in the entertainment industry. Months and years of adventure await us on the big and small screen.
You may also be interested in: Star Wars: essay proposes droids are an allegory of slavery