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Physician Who’s Russell T. Davies Says Marvel Contacted Him About A ‘British’ Present, And I Have Ideas About What It May’ve Been

The Marvel Cinematic Universe now spans throughout a number of realities, so it is solely logical that at the least certainly one of Marvel’s Disney+ collection would ultimately characteristic Britain as its core setting. Simply such a plan was set to occur sooner quite than later, at the least based mostly on current feedback from Physician Who showrunner Russell T. Davies, who claimed that Marvel reached out about him placing a “British” collection collectively, and I’ve some ideas about what it may have been, since he is not even clued in. 

The long-lasting showrunner, who returned to Physician Who to assist work on its sixtieth anniversary, lately talked about his dialog with Marvel throughout an interview with SFX Journal. Russell T. Davies could not say a lot in regards to the dialog, primarily as a result of he was at the hours of darkness on what precisely was being requested as nicely: 

I acquired requested to showrun a British Marvel present, however [they said] ‘We will’t let you know what it’s.’ To this present day, I watch them and I can’t work out which present that was going to be. Clearly planning to make a British Marvel present that I haven’t seen. Has that occurred?

There’s not at present a British Marvel collection that is obtainable to look at with a Disney+ subscription, so my guess could be the corporate both scrapped the plan or it is nonetheless in improvement. So then, what may Marvel have needed Russell T. Davies on for its shared universe? I’ve some ideas, purely based mostly on hypothesis and what we all know in regards to the MCU. 

Captain Britain from Marvel Comics

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Captain Britain 

Captain Britain is an apparent alternative for a British superhero to get a collection, and there have been massive names that circled the position through the years. Simon Pegg is a well-liked identify that was hooked up, and for a time, it appeared like Pegg was focused on bringing Captain Britain to the MCU. The actor later clarified his feedback, nevertheless, saying he’d quite be an viewers member in terms of hero motion pictures. Nonetheless, that does not imply Marvel hasn’t continued to search for a Captain Britain and had one in thoughts when Russell T. Davies was approached. 

Kit Harington in Eternals

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Black Knight

Dane Whitman popped up on the finish of The Eternals and was performed by English actor Equipment Harington. Harington lately clarified he will not be showing within the Blade film, which has me asking what he was introduced in to do. The hero Black Knight feels ripe for a Marvel collection, and who higher than to helm a narrative a few character steeped in Arthurian legend than somebody like Russell T. Davies? It would not get extra British than that. 

Hayley Atwell as Agent Carter as Captain America: The First Avenger

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Peggy Carter

The story of Peggy Carter appeared prefer it might be revived when she was launched because the variant Captain Carter, however the character’s loss of life in Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity that left actress Hayley Atwell pissed off type of shut the e book on that. Nonetheless, Carter is a beloved character within the Marvel Universe folks appear to get behind, and seeing as Daredevil acquired one other collection, possibly she may after Agent Carter

Nick Fury in Secret Invasion

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A Collection Set In Britain, However Not About A British Hero