Elijah Wood is no stranger to large, culturally iconic film franchises, as he portrayed Frodo Baggins in the epic Lord of the rings Trilogy. Even so, Wood says he’d still love to participate in some other big franchises.
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Talking to Entertainment Tonight about his upcoming film Not a man of GodWood said he’d like the chance to “play in a big sandpit” again, maybe even something like that war of stars or the Marvel Cinematic Universe film series.
“I think it’s just inherently fun,” said Wood. “I haven’t had the opportunity to play in a huge sandpit for a long time …war of stars gets precedent because I’m a huge one war of stars Fan. So more of that, certainly in the live action area, would be great. But working on a Marvel movie, I mean, there’s obviously quite a discussion going on, certainly on movie twitter, about the cinematic relevance of Marvel. Is it cinema All that kind of s—. And whether you like superhero films or not, they are inherently fun. And these films are extremely well made. “
Wood went on to say that the “insane dimension” of working in this type of setting is something he would find “totally awesome” so Wood seems keen to find a place that fits in with the ever-expanding options of the world major film universes.
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Whether Wood will get another chance to explore a larger film universe remains to be seen, but in the meantime he’s been hardworking. His latest film Not a man of God, was recently published and tells the story of actual transcripts between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and the incarcerated Ted Bundy.