A prominent Marvel actor is about to make the jump to the world of musicals! Chris Evans is currently in negotiations to join the cast of Greg Berlanti’s Little Shop of Horrors per The Hollywood Reporter!
Evans is up for the role of dentist Orin Scrivello. Steve Martin originally played the character in the 1986 cult classic! In the film, Scrivello is main character Aubrey’s scathing vicious boyfriend with a fetish for laughing gas. He even sings an epic song called Dentist. Evans would have to make sure his vocal pipes are in order for the role!
Chris Evans even took to Twitter to add fuel to the rumor fire! He quote tweeted The Hollywood Reporter with a simple tooth!
Currently, Rocketman alum Taron Egerton and Avengers starlet Scarlett Johansson are in talks for major roles in the project. Pose standout Billy Porter is already confirmed for the movie. Greg Berlanti will occupy the director’s chair!
Little Shop of Horrors is set to begin filming this summer!