Chris Evans Would Have Loved to Play Spider-Man But Costume is a Deal-Breaker

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Chris Evans' time in the Marvel Cinematic Universe may be over, but the actor is still open to playing other superheroes. While it's hard to imagine another actor to portray Captain America, Evans revealed that he would have loved to take on the role of Spider-Man, but there's a deal-breaker in terms of the character's costume.

In a recent interview with SCMP, Evans revealed that his childhood hero wasn't actually Captain America, but it was the web-slinger. He also admitted that he would have wanted the opportunity to portray him. "I love Captain America, but Spider-Man was my childhood hero," he said. "I would have loved doing scenes like attaching myself to the sides of buildings and trying to spring from one building to the next.

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"But I would have hated to wear Spider-Man's mask," the actor continued. "I'm very claustrophobic, and I doubt whether I could have worn that kind of full suit and mask for hours a day on a set." Evans actually prefers his Captain America outfit, saying that he thinks it's" cooler" than the Spidey costume anyway.

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Evans is no stranger to the world of superhero films, so it's not surprising that there's another hero he'd like to play. Heading into Avengers: Endgame, Cap's arc has ended with him passing on the shield to the Falcon. That said, Evans' childhood hero will continue on with a third Spider-Man film set for release next year.

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