Brad Pitt is in talks to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as Hyperion, which is similar to the character of Superman. There are a lot of Hollywood A-listers in MCU ever since it made Robert Downey Jr. a big star and Pitt could be the next star to join the superhero franchise.
Brad Pitt is reportedly being eyed to play the MCU’s version of Superman! Hyperion is a deliberate pastiche of DC’s Superman. He’s had many different origins over the decades, but he’s usually an Eternal. Can you imagine Brad as a superhero?#BradPitt #Marvel pic.twitter.com/b6V9wX1el0
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Angelina Jolie has played an important part in the casting negotiations as she joined the MCU with The Eternals movie. Brad Pitt is also excited to play a Superhero and it might also give him a chance to star alongside Jolie. Here are more details on Brad Pitt’s role as Hyperion and how it will change the course of MCU.
Angelina Jolie convinces Brad Pitt to join the MCU
Angelina Jolie is playing Thena in the upcoming “The Eternals” movie which has brought some major names to the MCU. Salma Hayek, Kit Harrington, Richard Madden, Kuman Nanjiani, etc. are also part of The Eternals and Jolie had an amazing experience with them.
It is why Jolie convinced her ex-husband Brad Pitt to join the superhero universe and experience the Marvel magic. Angelina is having her share of Disney movies with The Maleficient movies and The Eternals, now she wants Brad to feel the same. Brad Pitt is in talks with Marvel casting directors and the negotiations are reported to be confirmed soon.
Brad Pitt as Marvel’s Superman Hyperion
Brad Pitt will play the role of Hyperion whom fans also know as Marvel’s Superman and here are more details on the character. Hyperion is originally part of The Eternals which is why fans are speculating that Pitt could have a cameo in the movie alongside Angelina Jolie. Similar to Superman, Hyperion has superhuman strength, stamina, speed, durability, and flight.
RUMOR: Marvel is developing a Squadron Supreme project with Brad Pitt as the leader Hyperion and Chris Pine as Doctor Spectrum.
I wonder how true this could be. pic.twitter.com/p1Pzo5xrAJ
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Hyperion is also the leader of a superhero group called “Squadron Supreme” whose members are similar to the Justice League. The plan is to introduce Brad Pitt as Hyperion in The Eternals movies and then have his own solo movie or a Squadron Supreme movie. Fans are confident that it will be official soon that Brad Pitt is joining the MCU as Hyperion.