I don't know about you, but I loved Hugo Weaving as Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger! It would have been cool to see the character show up again somewhere in the Marvel movie universe. But if Marvel wants Weaving back in the role they are going to have to force him, even though he's under contract for multiple films, because he simply doesn't want to do it again.
Here's what the actor had to say in a recent interview with Collider, the actor explains that he has absolutely no desire to reprise his role as Red Skull:
I think the tendency, with those films, would be to probably not bring a villain back. They might for The Avengers, but I didn't think I'd be in Captain America 2 or 3. I don't think Red Skull will be there. And it's not something I would want to do again. I'm glad I did it. I did sign up for a number of pictures and I suppose, contractually, I would be obliged to, if they forced me to, but they wouldn't want to force someone to do it, if they didn't want to. I think I've done my dash with that sort of film. It was good to do it and try it out, but to be honest, it's not the sort of film I seek out and really am excited by. As an actor, to do all sorts of different films is great. It stretches you in different ways. But, I increasingly like to go back to what I used to always do, which is to get involved with projects that I really have a personal affiliation with.
It's a little sad that Weaving doesn't want to play red Skull again. I don't think Marvel had any plans to bring the villain back any time soon anyway, so I guess it doesn't really matter. If they do eventually bring Red Skull back, it sounds like it will be with another actor.
What do you think about Weaving not wanting to ever play Red Skull again?
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