Evangeline Lilly Is Here for an All-Woman Cast Marvel Movie

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When Evangeline Lily isn’t kicking ass as the Wasp in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, putting her co-workers to shame for their dumb costume-related complaints or letting her stunt coordinator knows what’s up, she’s giving interviews that’ll make you not wanna lose total faith in superhero blockbusters. (Is it just me?) In a recent conversation with Comicbook.com, Lily made some of her future Marvel ambitions known, including a MCU movie featuring an all-women cast. She said:

“Dude, there’s talk of an all-ladies MCU movie amongst the MCU ladies. We would love to do that, and I think we should all put as much pressure as possible on [Marvel Studios president] Kevin [Feige] to make that happen.”

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Later adding:

“I am going to continue to keep the rumor and gossip about an all-female Avengers film going until it happens.”

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And before you ask “What would that even look like?” Think about all the women in these things that maybe aren’t blown up to Chris Evans-size: Lilly’s the Wasp, Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie, Scarlett Johnasson’s Black Widow, Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch, Danai Gurira’s Okoye...

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1. YES.

2. It better include Sharon Carter aka Agent 13. Seriously, she’s such a badass in the comics and I know Emily Van Camp can do her particular brand of snark and competence.

3. Keep Whedon far, far away from it.  Always.