Seann William Scott wants to play Booster Gold in James Gunn’s DCU
Sean William Scott is already a legend in comedy and has even had a few action roles, proving he can do much more than make audiences laugh. But it seems that the actor still wants to innovate in other genres and is ready to join the most popular genre of the moment, the superhero genre.
As Marvel Studios enters a new phase following the definitive introduction of the Multiverse concept that will bring with it many new characters that may not be as popular even with comic book readers, DC is gearing up with its classic heroes and some new faces a fresh start. The latter includes Booster Gold, a fan-loved character who will have his own series in the first phase of James Gunn’s DCU. gods and monsters.
In a chat with ComicBook.comScott revealed that he would be delighted to join Gunn’s project and specifically play Michael Carter:
“I would definitely do that. I’d love to. I think it would be fun to do a comic book movie. I think the first character that came to mind was, “Booster Gold could be very funny, but I think I’m too old for it… I don’t know if he should be younger, but that character I thought.” ” ‘I could.’ I just don’t remember his age, but I thought, “That’s a great character.” Come on James Gunn! Let’s go!”
Scott began his career in 1996 with a small role on the series Unfortunately, to the end of her daysbut his big break came three years later when he played the legendary Steve Stifler in the first part of the series american cake Franchise.
Who is Booster Gold?
Introduced in 1986 Booster Gold #1The character was created by Dan Jurgens and has even become a recognized member of the Justice League. His original name is Michael Jon Carter and he is known by other nicknames such as Supernova, Waverider and Gold Star.
Born in 25th Century Gotham City, Michael was a football star until his father talked him into losing a game to make money and he ended up working as a security guard at a museum and wasting his potential. There he studies the history of superheroes from the past. He steals various gadgets and travels back in time to become a hero thanks to technology from the future centuries before he was born.
After introducing the first phase of the new DCU, Gunn talked about the story he wants to tell with Booster Gold:
“Basically think of it as a story about superhero impostor syndrome. And how do you deal with it? How is he trying to use this future technology to be loved by people today? And what’s really the basis of that and it’s a character.” study. It’s going to be a very different kind of show, and we’re talking to an actor about it right now, and I think that’s going to happen.
Other actors linked to the character now that he will have his series were Top Gun: Maverick Star Glen Powell and Gunn’s friend dating Protector of the GalaxyChris Pratt.