John Cena wants to play Captain America post Chris Evan's exit, says 'I'd totally do it'

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 11, 2018, 05.22 PM(IST)

John Cena and Chris Evans as Captain America. Photograph:( Twitter )

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On an earlier occasion, Hollywood star Chris Evans confirmed that he will stop playing the role of Captain America after he's done shooting for 'Avengers: Endgame', the last film from the superhero franchise. 

Ellen DeGeneres has something fun to offer, every time she gets a guest on her famous TV chat show. This time it was WWE superstar John Cena who shocked his fans (in a good way) when he admitted that he would like to play Captain America of ‘Avengers’ after Chris Evans (who plays the superhero) is done with the role. Also read: New Captain America could be black or a woman, post Chris Evans' exit

It started when Ellen teased him and said that there is a rumour that he will play Captain America. In fact, the fans wanted him to take up that role, to which he said, "For real?" and added, "Finally, it's happened!"

He then asked who started this rumour, to which Ellen said, "I did, just now." 

John added to the Captain America talk: "If it's out there if the Captain America people are listening and you're watching right now, I'd totally do it."

Earlier, John Cena had also posted on Instagram a picture of Captain America's shield. The WWE fighter also thanked Ellen in advance for starting the rumour. 


Chris Evans has been playing the role of Captain America for years now. He played the part in the first Avengers film, ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’, in 2011. He then went on to play the same role in 2014's ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and 2016's ‘Captain America: Civil War’. He also appeared in ‘The Avengers’, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. 
It is now said that we will see Chris playing the role for the last time in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ next year.