"Daredevil" Actor Wilson Bethel Recalls Almost Landing Captain America Role For MCU

The Marvel and Netflix collaboration collection Daredevil was lastly launched at this time. The collection was the primary joint undertaking between the streaming large and the comedian e-book writer. Its success helped launch Netflix's Marvel reveals, which embrace The Punisher, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron-Fist, and The Defenders. Now, Matt Murdock has returned for his third solo season and a brand new enemy has his full consideration. 

Bullseye leaps onto the scene as essentially the most harmful villain in Hell's Kitchen, and actor Wilson Bethel is blissful to play him. Still, previous to being forged as Daredevil's arch-nemesis, Bethel was up for one more function within the MCU. Bethel sat down with Comicbook.com to elucidate how he virtually bought to play Captain America, a job he misplaced to Chris Evans. 

"I imply that was each, most likely the only most enjoyable time of my life and in addition the only most devastating when it did not occur," he started. "But, yeah, that was eight years in the past now. They put me within the Cap go well with and did all the things. So, I display screen examined it at Marvel with a variety of different guys. They ended up releasing all the opposite guys... I used to be assembly with Joe Johnson to debate the function and see storyboards. So, it was this insane interval the place throughout that point I sort of thought that perhaps I used to be going to really get the function. I really screen-tested once more a second time a month in a while my birthday." Unfortunately for Bethel, the ex-Human Torch Chris Evans may need been just a little extra comfy within the outfit. 

"And then, I believe it was like one or two days later that they made the announcement that Chris Evans bought the half," Bethel continued. "So, to be completely sincere, that was one of many hardest moments in my skilled profession. And it spun me out for some time to be sincere with you. But I am additionally a agency believer that issues occur as they're imagined to, and clearly, Chris did an unimaginable job in that function. And my life, whereas it hasn't introduced me to guide the Avengers, has been actually wealthy and rewarding in different methods. So, I can not spend an excessive amount of time lamenting it. And truthfully, simply the truth that issues have sort of come full circle in a manner, and I nonetheless get to be a dude in a go well with, is fairly thrilling."