Alec Baldwin Turned Down A Marvel Movie Villain Role

The star of NBC's 30 Rock fails to elaborate on the role or the movie, but Alec Baldwin reveals that he turned down the opportunity to play a Marvel movie villain this summer. Check it out after the jump!

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By DCMarvelFreshman - 7/28/2013
With Marvel Comics dishing out box office hits more than ever lately, Hollywood heavyweights are being sought out for roles in the ever-expanding franchise adaptations. Exemplifying that with a missed opportunity, Alec Baldwin was a guest on the Howard Stern Show last week when he was asked why no one has offered him a villain role in a superhero movie. "I have, but I won't mention which one," Baldwin revealed. "I don't want to undo somebody because they hired someone else to do it. But they asked me to play a villain in one of these Marvel Comics movies," he reiterated. As to why he turned down the role, the 55-year-old actor said, "I wasn't available, they wanted me to work a certain time. And because of my wife's pregnancy, I had to turn down two films this summer that I wanted to do." Even after Howard Stern pressed him for details, Alec Balwin said he would only disclose the role off-camera. Oh well! However, considering that his wife is supposedly six months pregnant right now, that leaves The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Guardians of the Galaxy as possible Marvel movies that Alec Baldwin would have played a villain in. What do you think?
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spidey62 - 7/28/2013, 8:39 PM
I feel like it was for CA:TWS. Oh well, no one likes him anyways.
SmellofDuty - 7/28/2013, 8:41 PM
Thanos DUH GUYS.
AshleyWilliams - 7/28/2013, 8:43 PM
Good actor.
BB52 - 7/28/2013, 8:44 PM
maybe Trask in DOFP?
DrDoom - 7/28/2013, 8:44 PM
Probably Bolivar Trask
leXheX - 7/28/2013, 8:44 PM
Bolivar Trask, I guarantee it.
thebearjew - 7/28/2013, 8:44 PM
alec baldwin is an aaaasss hole
and howard stern is a disgusting vile degenerate
these people dont deserve to be discused on our cbm site
ABLEE337 - 7/28/2013, 8:45 PM
He's a good actor.
He was awesome in Glengarry Glen Ross.
theInvincibleMexiMan - 7/28/2013, 8:45 PM
I'm thinking it was probably Redfords character in Winter Soldier. I bet you.
Macksimus - 7/28/2013, 8:46 PM
Either Norman Osborne or Redford's character in Winter Soldier.
Robert - 7/28/2013, 8:47 PM
Family comes first, so I understand his reason.
Jollem - 7/28/2013, 8:49 PM
yeah, alec baldwin sucks, unless he's in a marvel studios movie one day. then he'd have been great all along...

natalie portman sucked...until she was in thor again

just like how hugo sucks...unless he's the red skull again...

ed...if you're the hulk again, you'd be the best hulk ever and ruffalo is now the suck...
NovaCorpsFan - 7/28/2013, 8:49 PM
Either Trask or Alexander Pierce (who I think is Aleksander Lukin)
JGAR - 7/28/2013, 8:50 PM
Thanos or Trask definetely.
DEATHbyEXILE - 7/28/2013, 8:51 PM
good news
thebearjew - 7/28/2013, 8:55 PM
portmans very meh actress
hey LEVI u hear mangold has some interest in doing a flash film?
Reasonnnn - 7/28/2013, 8:56 PM
P862010 - 7/28/2013, 8:57 PM
LEVITIKUZ have you read his batman script acouple years backit was horrible i know you love darren but trust me you will hate what he does to batman he is a director who will change canon and source material to fit his vision of the character.

quick example darren's batman script had alfred not as a butler but a mechanic who was also black
LucasMend - 7/28/2013, 8:59 PM
Captain America: The Winter Soldier of course. it's obvious, it was robert's role.
TheShroud - 7/28/2013, 9:00 PM
Yeah, Redford's character in CA:TWS
maryboo - 7/28/2013, 9:00 PM
How can anyone say he sucks after seeing this scene?

Jollem - 7/28/2013, 9:02 PM
the fountain was good
BANE5000 - 7/28/2013, 9:03 PM

Agree also, Im sure it was Redford's role in The Winter Soldier
MercSoul - 7/28/2013, 9:04 PM

stupid balwin
WeaponX93 - 7/28/2013, 9:05 PM
I agree, that script was God-aweful. That was not even Batman. I'm nervous as to what his Wolverine would've been.
Nap60 - 7/28/2013, 9:07 PM
Good thing he wasn't hired.
WeaponX93 - 7/28/2013, 9:08 PM
Back on topic, he was probably going to play Redford's character.
halvor311 - 7/28/2013, 9:10 PM
He'd make a good Thanos or Darkseid.
backup - 7/28/2013, 9:14 PM
Whatever tgemovie, it'll be better without him. No good name dropping bastard
Dandy - 7/28/2013, 9:16 PM
Possibly Trask......the character is a bit of sleezebag and those are the characters Baldwin usually gets typecasted as.
norseman79 - 7/28/2013, 9:16 PM
Alec Baldwin is already the leader of F.A.G.

Team America...

TheSoulEater - 7/28/2013, 9:21 PM
Dude, Purple man!
kevberg - 7/28/2013, 9:22 PM
You are worthless alec baldwin, you are worthless alec baldwin...

You failed in every way and my stock in you has fallen....

Alec Baldwin is a giant assclown of the highest order
mctrinket - 7/28/2013, 9:22 PM
Trask or Redford's character in Winter Soldier.
Risingsun - 7/28/2013, 9:24 PM
My guess is that he was going to be playing Robert Redfords part in the CA movie. Correct me if i'm wrong but didn't awhile back RR said he was playing a villian?
astromerc - 7/28/2013, 9:25 PM
I heard this on the Howard Stern Show live, I hope Howard brings it up again (or Joe Q calls in as he sometimes does) to let us know what up with the role. Howard Stern ROCKS!!! He does the best interviews, period!
typicalfanboy - 7/28/2013, 9:25 PM
probably robert redford's role in captain america: tws. i couldn't see baldwin put on makeup or anything. he's a bit too big of a name for x-men.
JFogg - 7/28/2013, 9:44 PM
it was def for Captain America 2!!!
JFogg - 7/28/2013, 9:48 PM
@crashrendar completely agree
HeadPool420 - 7/28/2013, 9:50 PM
He would have made an awesome Batman in the 90's
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