Kathryn Newton calls MCU role one of her biggest goals

 

by IANS |

Los Angeles, Feb 19 (IANS) Actress Kathryn Newton, who played Cassie Lang in 2023's 'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania', has fulfilled a long-held dream by becoming part of the film franchise.


She told Empire magazine: "I started watching those movies when I was eight years old. So they're a big part of my life. Honestly, one of the biggest goals of my career was to be a Marvel superhero. I would do it forever if I could."


Newton is determined to try her hand at different roles and on-screen challenges over the coming years. The actress was just four years old when she landed her first role in 'Bun-Bun', a short film, and she remains as enthusiastic about her work as she ever has been, reports aceshowbiz.com.


Recalling her debut appearance, Newton said: "I didn't even say my lines half of the time. I just thought I was dressing up."


Meanwhile, Newton previously said that her Marvel opportunity "came out of thin air." The actress also acknowledged that casting director Sarah Finn changed the course of her life.


She told The Hollywood Reporter: "I had a meeting with Peyton Reed, our wonderful director, and it was really, really, really weird. It came out of thin air. That's how it felt to me."


"I think Sarah Finn saw something in me a long time ago," she continued.


"I don't know what she saw in me, but I was lucky enough to be cast in 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' and 'Pokemon Detective Pikachu', both of which were through Sarah Finn. There could be another one in there, but I think she's the reason that I got introduced to the MCU. And then Peyton also believed in me."


She added: "He saw me as Cassie Lang, and it just takes one person to change your life. And they both did."

Latest Cinema Updates
Naqiyah Haji gears up for 'Nikki vs Malik' showdown in 'Shaitani Rasmein' Tue, May 28, 2024, 11:34 AM
Sharvari wanted to do dance number ever since she dreamt of becoming Hindi film actress Tue, May 28, 2024, 11:29 AM
Shiwani Chakraborty's 'village girl' look is about 'minimal makeup, cotton sarees, single braid' Tue, May 28, 2024, 11:27 AM
Sayli Salunkhe admits she never played a Rajasthani character before 'Pukaar - Dil Se Dil Tak' Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:42 PM
For Juhi Parmar, saris are comfort outfits that can be draped within few minutes Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:41 PM
Rohit Purohit believes emotional drama of 'Yeh Rishta...' resonates with audience Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:40 PM
John, Jacqueliene, Sunny, Raveena call for stricter laws to end cruelty against animals Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:36 PM
Rajpal Yadav: Have always sought to choose films that fill the heart with joy Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:35 PM
Kiara Advani celebrates Cannes 2024 for being special for women in cinema Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:32 PM
'13 Reasons Why’ star Dylan Minnette says acting started to feel like a job Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:31 PM
Lady Gaga reveals her version of Harley Quinn in 'Joker: Folie A Deux’ is very authentic Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:30 PM
'General Hospital' actor Johnny Wactor shot dead during suspected theft in LA Mon, May 27, 2024, 02:29 PM
Nia Sharma explains how she put together her handmade red outfit for 'Suhagan Chudail' Sat, May 25, 2024, 02:50 PM
Divyanka Tripathi offers a peek into her makeup session: 'Masking the exterior' Sat, May 25, 2024, 02:40 PM
Rutuja Bagwe gave a 'Marathi touch to my dialogues' in 'Maati Se Bandhi Dor' Sat, May 25, 2024, 02:39 PM
Chitrangda Singh casts her vote, calls upon all to exercise most important right Sat, May 25, 2024, 02:38 PM
Anjali Tatrari turns from boss lady to loudmouth for her duplicate role in 'Vanshaj' Sat, May 25, 2024, 02:37 PM
Gaurav More shakes a leg with Moushumi Chatterjee on ‘Rimjhim Gire Sawan’ Fri, May 24, 2024, 03:32 PM
Gashmeer Mahajani plays gambler driven by vengeance in ‘Gunaah’ teaser Fri, May 24, 2024, 03:30 PM
Bharat Ahlawwat talks about his dream of acting: 'Googled pictures with different expressions, tried to copy them' Fri, May 24, 2024, 03:29 PM