Guardians of the Galaxy Star Pom Klementieff Says It Was Her Dream to Be in the X-Men

Before Pom Klementieff assumed the function of Mantis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the actor initially dreamt of taking part in a a lot totally different character, in a a lot totally different world. In a current interview with Variety, Klementieff reveals she had initially needed to be a component of the X-Men. Of course, the X-Men weren’t half of the MCU at the time she boarded Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, however that did not cease the actor from maintaining her eyes on the prize.

“My dream was to be in X-Men,” she advised the journal. “It was my dream. I keep in mind seeing Storm, Halle Berry. I used to be like ‘F—, I would like to do this.’ She was like me. She was combined. I’m Korean, Russian, and French. So I needed to be in X-Men.”

To date, Klementieff has appeared as the space-faring Mantis is three films — her debut in Vol. 2 and each Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. With the actor all however assured to be in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, she nonetheless has no less than a couple of years in the MCU — if not considerably extra in a post-Vol. 3 world.

Though she might not be in a position to play a member of the X-Men, she very effectively may seem alongside some of them since the Disney and Fox merger formally closed earlier this 12 months. Rumors have lengthy prompt of numerous Fox-based initiatives in the works, however more moderen scoops recommend the earliest we’ll see an X-Men property — or Fantastic Four, for that matter — will likely be 2022, if not a lot later.

Avengers: Endgame continues its theatrical launch and can also be obtainable wherever films are offered.


Upcoming Marvel Studios initiatives embody Black Widow on May 1, 2020, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier in Fall 2020, The Eternals on November 6, 2020, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on February 12, 2021, WandaVision in Spring 2021, Loki in Spring 2021, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on May 7, 2021, What If…? in Summer 2021, Hawkeye in Fall 2021, and Thor: Love and Thunder on November 5, 2021, and Black Panther 2 on May 6, 2022. Marvel Studios Disney+ collection with out launch dates embody Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk.

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