That’s a summary of Crossbones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Actor Frank Grillo, who played the villain in multiple MCU entries, has confirmed that his relationship with the franchise has ended. While comic book movies tend to be a “never say never” business, in terms of unlikely returns, Grillo seems pretty sure that his time in that world has passed.
The actor is currently promoting Boss level, one of the many films he has in the pipeline in 2021. During a recent interview, he was asked about the possibility of returning as Crossbones, aka Brock Rumlow, at some point in a future MCU project. Frank Grillo he did not beat around the bush. This is what he had to say about it.
“They’re done with me. Because of the way the stories ended up being told and how big the stories got, the pirate flag wasn’t really part of the Avengers’ future.”
This makes sense, given what we’ve seen develop with the character. First appeared in Captain America: The Winter Soldier as a main character, finally revealing himself as an agent of Hydra. At the climax of the film, he was crushed by a collapsing building. Frank Grillo then returned as Crossbones in Captain America: Civil War only to die a fiery death in the first few minutes. Cricket returned as Rumlow in Avengers Endgame. But, chronologically speaking, this was during the events of the Avengers as part of the temporary robbery sequence. So he’s still dead.
Even without Marvel, Frank Grillo has no trouble finding work. The 55-year-old actor has eight impressive films due out in 2021. This includes Body Agents, Once upon a time in staten island, Police shop, Cosmic sin with Bruce Willis and The bodyguard of the hitman’s wife, a sequel to 2017 Hitman’s bodyguard. And the actor didn’t really get his big break until starring in the 2011 movie. Warriorrelatively late in his career. He’s certainly made the most of it in the years since. Grillo, in the same interview, expressed his appreciation for the opportunities that have been provided.
“The day that isn’t cool is the day you have to ride into the sunset and stop. It’s pretty magical being able to make movies. It’s pretty magical that people come up to you and say, ‘Hey, you were great at You either made me laugh or you made me cry. ‘I wake up every day grateful and grateful that I have come this far. That’s not silly. “
Those who like Brock Rumlow will have one last chance to at least hear Frank Grillo bring the character to life. The animated series What if..? is scheduled to debut on Disney + later this year. It will analyze various alternate universe scenarios, which means that literally anything can and will happen. Grillo is ready to voice the role in the series for one of the episodes. Beyond that, it seems we’ve seen the latest from Crossbones. This news comes to us through Variety.
Topics: Captain America