The actor Kumail Nanjiani has already been in sagas like Marvel and Star Wars, but he wants to complete his filmography with DC Comics and his choice is quite particular.
Kumail Nanjiani became famous thanks to Silicon Valley of HBO Maxthen his film career has not stopped growing and we have been able to see it in films like The Eternals of Marvel Studios where he plays The edge and the series Kenobi where he gives life to Haja Estree. Now, you want to jump to DC Comics and this has been revealed in a recent interview at HSD.
“I would love to address something: Do you know DC Comics? Do you know who Ambush Bug is? Not well. Well, I want to do an Ambush Bug movie… It’s like this news reporter. Is rare”.
“It’s because there’s no pressure on it, you know? If I do Superman, everyone has a different idea of Superman and if it doesn’t match, they’re upset. Ambush Bug, nobody cares.”
Strange choice, but it would certainly be interesting to see this character in the movies.
Ambush Bug de DC Comics
Who is Ambush Bug?
Irwin Schwab / Ambush Bug is a character created by the writer Keith Giffen and the artist Dick Giordano which debuted in DC Comics Presents #52 (1982). He is an alien from the planet Schwab who has been stranded on Earth. He has the ability to teleport himself and others to different locations, but he is also known for his quirky and comedic nature. He is often portrayed as a minor villain, but has also been used as a comic hero in certain stories. Hence Kumail Nanjiani he has chosen a character that he could easily play.
For now, we don’t know what plans he has James Gunn for the future of DC Comics, but if we review his superhero movies and series, we realize that he knows how to take advantage of little-known characters from comics very well. Some clear examples are The Peacemaker, Judomaster, Yondu Udonta, Mantis o Bloodsport. So… why not Ambush Bug?
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