The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has a knack for keeping fans on their toes with casting speculations. The most recent chatter? Taylor Swift potentially stepping into the shoes of Dazzler for Deadpool 3. While no concrete evidence supports this claim, several intriguing developments have piqued fans' interest.
Clues that Fueled Speculations
- Location Coincidences?: September 2022 saw the release of the Deadpool 3 teaser, and sharp-eyed Swifties couldn't help but spot uncanny similarities between the location of the teaser and Swift's 'All Too Well: The Short Film'. The aesthetics, from the wallpaper to the bookshelf, echoed Swift's music video. Plus, with Swift being close friends with Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds' wife, fans wonder if there's more to this than meets the eye.
- Reynolds and Levy's Cryptic Comments: When quizzed about Swift's potential involvement in November 2022, Ryan Reynolds neither confirmed nor denied it, but he didn't hide his admiration for the pop sensation. Additionally, director Shawn Levy teased that some casting rumors for Deadpool 3 might be spot on, although he refrained from giving specifics.
Recent Sightings Add Fuel to Fire
Swift's appearance with Deadpool stars at a football match in October 2023 has only intensified the rumors. Spotting Swift alongside Reynolds, Lively, Levy, and Hugh Jackman at a Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Jets game has certainly got tongues wagging.
Dazzler's Previous Portrayals
The Dazzler character has previously been brought to life by Halston Sage in 'Dark Phoenix' and voiced by Alexandra Stoddart in 'X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men'.
In conclusion, while the rumor mill is buzzing, it's crucial to remember that these are still speculations. Deadpool 3's production is on a temporary hold due to the SAG-AFTRA strike. As we wait for more concrete updates, these speculations surely make the wait more exciting.