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Michael B. Jordan Wants Denzel Washington to Join the Marvel Cinematic Universe: I 'Got Some Things in Mind'

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  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor
  • Michael B. Jordan
    Michael B. Jordan
    Actor

Michael B. Jordan is planning to carve out a role for his mentor Denzel Washington in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The two stars recently sat down with IMDb to answer fan questions while promoting their new movie A Journal for Jordan. One fan asked the Creed star if he wanted Washington to star in a Marvel film.

"Yes!" Jordan, 34, who starred in Marvel's Black Panther, said. "No hesitation. I actually got some things in mind, but yeah!"

Washington, 67, joked, "You better hurry!"

"I know! But I got you. I got some ideas for that," Jordan said, before Washington added, "Hey! Concentrate on one thing. I sound like [a] dad."

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As the two shared a laugh, Jordan continued, "After I finish Creed III, you know what I'm saying? Once I finish that project my mind can wander on [to] other creative things."

Michael B Jordan Denzel Washington
Michael B Jordan Denzel Washington

Theo Wargo/Getty Michael B. Jordan and Denzel Washignton

Washington directed Jordan in their latest film which is based on the true story of a soldier who writes a journal for his infant son after he is deployed to Iraq.

The award-winning actor and director knew Jordan was the right person for the role after becoming a fan in 2013 thanks to Jordan's breakout performance in Fruitvale Station.

"The IT factor is just that - there really is no name for it, you just know it when you see it," Washington said about Jordan during the interview.

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For Jordan, there was no question that he would work with Washington, citing Malcolm X as one of his favorite films from the older star.

"That was one of the movies my dad wanted us to watch and I remember being captivated by the entire performance," Jordan said. "It was incredible. It was just strong, I get chills. It was that powerful. To see him transform into him I was like, 'Man, I want to do something like that.' That was a moment for me."

A Journal for Jordan is now in theaters.

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