Chris Evans Revealed The Movie Role He'd Play Again, And It's NOT Who You Think

    "Wouldn't that be great?"

    We know you love Chris Evans — and you're probably seeing him in theaters this weekend in Pixar's latest, Lightyear.

    Still image from "Lightyear"

    Of course, you also know that Chris is very famous for his role in the MCU as Captain America.

    Captain America

    You may or may not remember that Chris also played another superhero long ago — specifically, Johnny Storm (aka the Human Torch) in the Fantastic Four movies.

    Johnny Storm, aka the Human Torch

    Compared to the MCU's current run, the Fantastic Four movies didn't really leave any serious cultural footprint. But that doesn't mean Chris has forgotten about the Human Torch!

    Closeup of Chris Evans

    In a recent interview with MTV News, the actor said that he'd love to return to the (currently dormant) Fantastic Four franchise and reprise his role.

    Chris Evans as the Human Torch

    "Wouldn’t that be great?” he said, before acknowledging that some time has passed since he last got his flame on.

    Chris Evans as the Human Torch

    "I don’t exactly look the same anymore," he remarked. "That was 15, almost 20 years ago. Oh my God, I’m old.”

    The Human Torch

    Chris also said that returning to the Fantastic Four franchise as Johnny Storm would be more interesting to him than playing Captain America again.

    The Human Torch

    "That would actually be an easier sell to me than coming back as Cap," he explained. "Cap is so precious to me. I almost don’t wanna disrupt what a beautiful experience that was."

    Chris Evans as the Human Torch

    "But Johnny Storm, I feel like he didn’t really get his day. That was before Marvel really found its footing. So, I loved that role and, you know, who knows.”

    The Human Torch

    It's worth noting that Michael B. Jordan played the Human Torch in the 2015 reboot, and that a new Fantastic Four film has been in development hell since 2019 — so, really, anything can happen.

    Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm

    Watch the interview with Chris here:

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