Glen Powell Says He Won’t Do “Oscar Bait” or Marvel Projects as The Actor is Seemingly Leaving Hollywood

Glen Powell Says He Wont Do Oscar Bait or Marvel Projects as The Actor is Seemingly Leaving Hollywood

Glen Powell is an American actor, writer, and producer, he is involved with pretty much every process of filmmaking, but most recently, he’s been known for his roles in ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Anyone But You’ One of his breakout roles in film came with the 2016 movie ‘Hidden Figures,’ where he played astronaut John Glenn. This film, which highlights the contributions of African American women mathematicians at NASA during the Space Race, was both a critical and commercial success.

Powell started acting long before that however, as he appeared in ‘Spy Kids’ installment when he was 13, and now years later after he finally conquered Hollywood the actor is pulling back and ready to give it all up. In an extensive interview with Hollywood Reporter, Powell says that he earned the right to return to his family back in Texas, and he is also ready to move away from the spotlight.

The thing that makes me feel in conflict with some parts of this moment is that I like choosing when I’m out in front. And I’m more than happy to be on a press tour. I love it. I love going on a Jimmy Fallon — you walk out, you sign autographs, you do the whole thing. This idea that you’re a function here. Someone will go, ‘Hey, friend, want to come to this guy’s house? Yeah, come over.’ And then you show up, and suddenly you’re there for, like, someone’s tequila launch and all of a sudden there’s a photographer and you’re like, ‘Wait, what are we doing here?’ And I think you get enough of those that you just want to bring your family as close as possible — or run to them.

Over the years Powell developed sort of a reputation for being picky when it comes to roles, which is reasonable. The actor claims he won’t take part in Oscar baits, or Marvel projects for that matter. But those are not the only movies that he decided to decline in recent times. He also passed on the roles in ‘Jurassic’ and ‘Bourne Identity.’

Jurassic is one of my favorite movies. It’s one of the things I’ve wanted to do my whole life. I’m not doing that movie because I read the script and I immediately was like, my presence in this movie doesn’t help it. nd the script’s great. The movie’s going to fucking kill. It’s not about that. It’s about choosing where you’re going to make an audience happy and where you’re going to make yourself happy.

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