Sam Rockwell open to Avengers Assemble sequel role

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 4 December 2012
Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell is open to playing his 'Iron Man 2' character Justin Hammer in a sequel to this year's 'Avengers Assemble'

Sam Rockwell is open to reprising his 'Iron Man 2' role in an 'Avengers Assemble' sequel.

The 44-year-old star - who appeared opposite Robert Downey Jr. in 2010's superhero movie as Justin Hammer - would love to star as the rival weapons manufacturer again in the 2015 follow up to this year's Marvel blockbuster 'Avengers Assemble', which starred a number of his friends.

He said: "[Jeremy] Renner's a good friend of mine, and I know [Mark] Ruffalo, I know Scarlett [Johansson]. It would be fun to play with all those guys. That would be a blast."

Sam will be hitting the big screen on Wednesday (05.12.12) in 'Seven Psychopaths' and he says the whole cast is "out there".

He added to The Sunday Telegraph newspaper: "We're all out there. When Colin was first on the scene he was, like, smoking and drinking on red carpets. Everyone was, like: what is he doing? Is his publicist going to tell him not to do that? He wore this hat, and you're like: what the f**k is going on here? This is chaos.

"Woody smokes pot and doesn't eat meat. That's his rebellion. And Chris takes out all the punctuation from his scripts. I mean, who are these guys? They're nuts. You know what I mean? It's like hanging out with three Elvises.

"I think I have my version so, yeah, you could say four Elvises. But my Elvis is probably a little more on the eccentric side."

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