Eva Longoria as Wasp?

#1 Posted by Nighthunter (28580 posts) - - Show Bio
September 15, 2008 - It's not official, but there are signs that point to Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria being up for a role in the upcoming Avengers movie.

It all started when this celeb gossip site posted recently-snapped pictures of Longoria leaving the Marvel offices clutching (she's practically holding them up for the camera) a stack of what are clearly Avengers comics.

So, who would she play? Comics2Film and the LA Times Blog are both speculating that Longoria is up for the role of the winsome Wasp -- not too hard to connect those dots as the character has been a standout member of the superhero team since the beginning.

Janet van Dyne/Wasp is a mutant who can deliver a deadly sting through her hands, and has the capability to shrink her body to insect-size. She flies with a set of retractable wings. In the comics, Janet has been married to volatile scientist Hank Pym (Ant-Man/Giant-Man), and has been close with Captain America.


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The Wasp, it's also interesting to note, is one of Marvel's most diva-ish female characters, with her sense of entitlement and penchant for shopping. Point being that it's not that big of a stretch from characters Longoria has played in the past -- except for the superpowers.

While we're not spending our free time tracking celebrity hairstyles, we have noted that the lovely Longoria has been sporting a significantly shorter hairdo of late -- a cut perfectly fitting for that Wasp wardrobe fitting or screen test.

Finally, let's not forget that Edgar Wright is making the Ant-Man movie, so she could presumably appear in that as well as Avengers.

What do you think of Longoria as Wasp?
#2 Posted by aztek_the_lost (28224 posts) - - Show Bio

sometimes I wonder if you come up with all your threads after looking through G-Man's blogs :P

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#3 Posted by aztek_the_lost (28224 posts) - - Show Bio

and as for what I think, I've never been partial to Wasp or Longoria so she's perfect IMO

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#4 Posted by Obi Wan Kenobi! (27638 posts) - - Show Bio
aztek the lost said:
"sometimes I wonder if you come up with all your threads after looking through G-Man's blogs :P"
lmfao!


i actually wouldn't mind this too much..i mean..she does look like her...
#5 Posted by Nighthunter (28580 posts) - - Show Bio
aztek the lost said:
"sometimes I wonder if you come up with all your threads after looking through G-Man's blogs :P"
imao nope

come here with what I find in ign, newsarama and cbr
#6 Posted by The_Martian (36980 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks wise I can see her doing it. I have no idea how good of an actress she is.

#7 Posted by Obi Wan Kenobi! (27638 posts) - - Show Bio
Nobody said:
"Looks wise I can see her doing it. I have no idea how good of an actress she is."
she can't act...but meh..i can't see anyone else doing it...lol
#8 Posted by danhimself (22278 posts) - - Show Bio

i actually don't have a problem with this

#9 Posted by Nighthunter (28580 posts) - - Show Bio
Obi Wan Kenobi! said:
"Nobody said:
"Looks wise I can see her doing it. I have no idea how good of an actress she is."
she can't act...but meh..i can't see anyone else doing it...lol"
she is pretty, she doesn't have to know to act :P
#10 Posted by Obi Wan Kenobi! (27638 posts) - - Show Bio
Nighthunter said:
"Obi Wan Kenobi! said:
"Nobody said:
"Looks wise I can see her doing it. I have no idea how good of an actress she is."
she can't act...but meh..i can't see anyone else doing it...lol"
she is pretty, she doesn't have to know to act :P"
lol..exactly...
#11 Posted by aztek_the_lost (28224 posts) - - Show Bio
Nighthunter said:
"Obi Wan Kenobi! said:
"Nobody said:
"Looks wise I can see her doing it. I have no idea how good of an actress she is."
she can't act...but meh..i can't see anyone else doing it...lol"
she is pretty, she doesn't have to know to act :P"
and besides what does Wasp do in comics? get beaten by her husband? not much acting needed there
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#12 Posted by The_Martian (36980 posts) - - Show Bio
aztek the lost said:
"Nighthunter said:
"Obi Wan Kenobi! said:
"Nobody said:
"Looks wise I can see her doing it. I have no idea how good of an actress she is."
she can't act...but meh..i can't see anyone else doing it...lol"
she is pretty, she doesn't have to know to act :P"
and besides what does Wasp do in comics? get beaten by her husband? not much acting needed there"
Hey! Wasp is cool...kinda.
#13 Posted by Nighthunter (28580 posts) - - Show Bio
aztek the lost said:
"Nighthunter said:
"Obi Wan Kenobi! said:
"Nobody said:
"Looks wise I can see her doing it. I have no idea how good of an actress she is."
she can't act...but meh..i can't see anyone else doing it...lol"
she is pretty, she doesn't have to know to act :P"
and besides what does Wasp do in comics? get beaten by her husband? not much acting needed there"
you don't see the full deep in the character

she...well..I mean...um.....is the only person that has been owned by Hank Pym...and yeah that's it....oh and she is also a designer that has never had a good costume
#14 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio

Is this confirmed now? I just heard from a friend that it was.

#15 Posted by Nighthunter (28580 posts) - - Show Bio

not that I know of

#16 Posted by Vance Astro (91114 posts) - - Show Bio

I could have sworn Janet Pym was white.

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#17 Posted by TheDrifter (26555 posts) - - Show Bio

@_@

#18 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio
Vance Astro said:
"I could have sworn Janet Pym was white."
I thought she was Asian, but I was never sure.
#19 Posted by Shanana (52904 posts) - - Show Bio
aztek the lost said:
"sometimes I wonder if you come up with all your threads after looking through G-Man's blogs :P"
LMMFAO!
#20 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio

Sha that avatar is a masterpiece.

#21 Posted by Shanana (52904 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL thanks

#22 Posted by pixelized (62882 posts) - - Show Bio

Aztek is a mod???????????????????????




Wasp is a mutant?????????

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#23 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio

Wasp is a mutant? I thought that was just Ultimate.

#24 Edited by pixelized (62882 posts) - - Show Bio

the sentence above the pictures calls JVD a mutant

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#25 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio

CV says human. Idk who to believe.

#26 Posted by pixelized (62882 posts) - - Show Bio

check marvel.com

i always thought she was a human and hank gave her her abilities

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#27 Posted by No_Name_ (17403 posts) - - Show Bio

I can see it.

#28 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio
BatgirlBabs said:
"I can see it."
I really don't have a problem with the casting choice either.
#29 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio
pixelized said:
"check marvel.com

i always thought she was a human and hank gave her her abilities"
According to marvel.com, you are correct.
#30 Posted by No_Name_ (17403 posts) - - Show Bio

I always liked Eva, she's cute. And little like muah.

#31 Edited by Nighthunter (28580 posts) - - Show Bio
pixelized said:
"check marvel.com

i always thought she was a human and hank gave her her abilities"
the article was from ign, they probably were confused

the term mutant wasn't even invented when wasp was created
#32 Posted by Vance Astro (91114 posts) - - Show Bio

Wasp is not a mutant.People who use Pym particles are still human or otherwise Wondra (Jubilee) would still be a mutant.

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