Supergirl star Tyler Hoechlin is completely prepared to hitch the Marvel Cinematic Universe — if the function is true and hasn’t been achieved earlier than. Hoechlin appeared in a panel at FAN EXPO Canada this weekend and admitted he’d be prepared to tackle one other superhero function, both in the Marvel Cinematic Universe or DC Extended Universe, if the character was one thing that hasn’t appeared in live-action earlier than.
After signing on to play Clark Kent/Superman on in The CW’s Supergirl, Hoechlin admits researching the character by leaping in headfirst and digging by means of the DC archives. As he places it, there are many alternatives on the market for brand spanking new characters followers have but to see on the large display screen.
“I couldn’t think of one off the top of my head,” Hoechlin stated in his panel. “I’m falling to discovering one essentially that hasn’t been achieved by Marvel but, I’m certain there’s lots. Just as after I went by means of the DC archives, I went, ‘Oh my goodness, you guys have so many things that I still haven’t even heard of earlier than,’ which is wonderful.”
Hoechlin then went on the reward followers for supporting the style, permitting it to develop to unimaginable heights. “I think this genre is evolving into such a great place, the stories that are being told, the way that they are making them so much more empathetic and relatable to real life, has just been a really great transition,” the actor stated.
Tonally, Hoechlin is not essentially on the lookout for one thing in-your-face gritty, one thing the actor says he would have beloved just a few years in the past. Now, he’s completely contently taking part in the happy-go-lucky guy, very similar to his iteration of the Man of Steel on Supergirl.
“…and where I’m at in my life, I like happy,” explains Hoechlin. “Happy is cool. The hopelessly romantic good guy, ‘It’s not so dangerous,’ I like Clark’s hope for humanity. I like Superman’s relentlessness in pondering that sometime we’ll all determine it out, so at this level I’m very a lot having fun with that.”
As for Superman, Hoechlin has been confirmed to be seem in The CW’s mega-crossover occasion “Crisis on Infinite Earths” later this yr. He will not be the one Superman in the sequence both; Brandon Routh might be choosing up the cape to play Superman from the wildly-popular Kingdom Come comedian storyline.
The CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths hits airwaves this December.
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