While Riz Ahmed tells Diversity that he “didn’t develop the skill set” to make big, effects-based franchise films during the filming of “Venom”, the actor said he was open to researching a return to the genre this.
“I’m open to all of it, man,” he told Looper. “If the characters are interesting, the filmmakers are interesting too. And I’m open to all of that. I think that’s part of the fun of this is you don’t know what’s around.”
However, growing up in the UK, Ahmed says he “didn’t really grow up reading comics”, citing animated shows like “ThunderCats” and “Ulysses 31” is his first destination for imaginative and imaginative adventures. But while he may not have been immersed in tapping into the DC and Marvel universes as a child, Ahmed says he’s intrigued by the success of the films and the avenues they open up for stories. stories and characters.
“It’s exciting now to see how that film dominates the box office and possibly lasts for the past decade or so,” he commented. “It’s a world full of such possibilities. Because it’s such a believable work, I think it has helped expand our imaginations of what movies could be and who could play those. what role. Everything has been opened up. That’s great.”
Next on Ahmed’s schedule is the lead role in the new screen version of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” – but from what he said above, an appearance in the DC or MCU universe could be in his future.
“Encounter” is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
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