Moon Knight star Oscar Isaac has talked openly about his (mostly negative) experience working on 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse, expressing his disappointment with all those prosthetics he was forced to don. Now, Cyclops actor Tye Sheridan has admitted to feeling sorry for his co-star on the movie's set.
"I just felt so bad for him [on X-Men: Apocalypse] because we were outside shooting in Montreal in the summer," the Dark Phoenix star admitted. "It can get really muggy and warm. It's a bit like New York. He just had all these prosthetics and this crazy cape thing, and I remember the way he would sit down. He couldn't even sit in a chair. He just had to sit on a stool that was elevated."
"He just looked uncomfortable all the time. I just remember looking at him sometimes and feeling so sorry for him. So this was a much better experience as far as comfort."
Sheridan is referring to The Card Counter, the latest project he got to collaborate with Isaac on. As for his possible future as Scott Summers now that Marvel Studios holds the rights to the X-Men, it sounds like he's uncertain about returning (a shame considering how much fans liked his take on Cyclops).
"I don't really know. I mean, I think what I love about the 'X-Men' franchise is that it's exploring really important things, I think historically, if the franchise kept that going, that would be really interesting to me," Sheridan explained. "But I think it's obviously, the context of who's involved, what the films are about - I think it's hard to say."
Chances are a new Cyclops will be cast for the Marvel Cinematic Universe's X-Men, but you have to believe Kevin Feige might at least consider bringing back a few of the same actors. Ultimately, it depends on what this take on mutants looks like and whether they're going to be a young teenage team or established heroes who, for some reason, are only just now making their presence felt.
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