‘Ms. Marvel’ Star Matt Lintz was Almost the MCU’s Spider-Man
The series has been released to a tremendous reception from Marvel fans, and it turns out that we may have seen a very different Marvel Cinematic Universe if one thing had gone differently; as it turns out, Ms. Marvel star Matt Lintz was almost the MCU’s Spider-Man.
It was an impending Marvel Cinematic Universe debut that was slated as one of the most anticipated by fans, as Kamala Khan has long been one of the most beloved comic book characters still yet to make their arrival in live-action form.
After three episodes, the series has clearly established itself as a fantastic outing for the MCU, as one of the best Disney+ series that Marvel Studios has produced.
The combination of its youthful vibrance and energetic creativity with its outstanding performances, fascinating characters, and intriguing world-building, have all combined to bring forth a story that truly does justice to the character of Kamala that the source material has known so well.
One of the most significant aspects of any Marvel project- and something that clearly plays a large part in the success or failure of any particular entry- is casting, with many of Marvel’s most prominent stars benefiting from playing roles that are perfectly suited to their varying skill sets.
AS it turns out, one of Ms. Marvel’s most important characters was brought back after being in the running for Marvel’s most important hero, as Matt Lintz was almost the MCU’s Spider-Man.
Speaking to Insider, Lintz confirmed that he was firmly in the running for the character that eventually went to Tom Holland all the way back in 2016.
Lintz stated, “I was in the top for Spider-Man, which eventually went to this guy, Tom Holland, I don’t know if you know who he is. He’s such an amazing person and an actor and it seems like life has come full circle.”
It is interesting to imagine a Marvel universe in which Matt Lintz would play the iconic character, Still, it all has worked out well with both actors being tremendous in their respective roles in the Marvel Universe.