There have been rumors that John Cena has been in talks with Marvel to sign as Spider-Man villain. And the WWE Superstar has leaning into those reports.
More and more wrestlers are making the jump from WWE to Hollywood and enjoying great success. The biggest and best example is, of course, The Rock. The former WWE Champion is now the biggest movie star in the world. Batista is also incredibly successful, and artists like Stone Cold, Triple H, Big Show, and many more have performed in both worlds as well. If there was anyone who was in the top three to complete the transition alongside Rock and Batista, it would be John Cena.
John Cena is now looking to emulate his former rivals at Square Circle,. With 2021 shaping up to be the biggest year of his career. As he will appear as the villain in Fast and Furious 9 in April before taking on James Gunn’s third billing. The Suicide Squad four months later. Plus, recent fan art has shown us what the 43-year-old might look like as Spider-Man, villainous Sandman, something Cena then teased himself on social media,. And now we’ve got it. heard. that he was vying for a number of web-slinging superhero foes.
According to We Got This Covered, Cena is looking to expand his foray into the world of comic book movies. A Cena fan created what it might look like if the wrestler portrayed Spider-Man’s villain, Sandman. Cena posted a photo from the Spidey of Sandman comic battling the web-slinger in response.
However, apparently it goes a lot further than a piece of fan art. The same source who first claimed Cena would be a part of Fast and Furious 9 now believes Cena is in talks to play a big bad Spider-Man in the future. Sandman is one of those villains Cena would want to play, along with Rhino and Hammerhead. Cena would be a logical choice for any of these roles given his muscle building.
Whether or not that means Cena will be in the MCU or not will be discussed if he lands one of these roles. Spider-Man is still owned by Sony, although the studio will continue to allow the hero to appear in the MCU. We are talking about the joining of the two worlds to form a multiverse. If that happens, then who knows who we might see Cena against if he’s playing Sandman, Rhino, or Hammerhead?