Debunking The Taylor Swift MCU Rumour

Pop sensation Taylor Swift is not just dominating the music charts with her latest double album, ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ and her massive Eras tour. She’s also causing quite a stir in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) fandom.

Whispers have emerged suggesting that Taylor recently had a meeting with Marvel President Kevin Feige to discuss a potential role in the MCU. While neither the meeting nor the role has been officially confirmed, the mere hint of this possibility has sent fans into a frenzy. Social media is buzzing with speculation, and the consensus is clear: Taylor Swift would make a perfect Dazzler.

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The Dazzler rumours date back to 2016. During the ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ press tour, Sophie Turner shared a post featuring a Dazzler comic book, which fans quickly linked to Taylor Swift. The idea of Taylor playing the mutant pop star, who can convert sound into light, resonated deeply with her fans. Adding fuel to the fire, Taylor was recently seen with Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, and director Shawn Levy at an NFL game in 2023, sparking further speculation.

According to Comic Book Movie, Swift is set to make a cameo in an upcoming Marvel film, although it won’t be as Dazzler. Insider Daniel Richtman reported that Swift had a productive meeting with Kevin Feige about a potential role. Fans are eagerly imagining her MCU debut, especially following the footsteps of Harry Styles, who joined the MCU in ‘Eternals.’

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The excitement reached a peak when an old clip of Taylor on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ resurfaced. In it, she humorously denied being in ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ but admitted she would have loved the opportunity. This clip has only reignited fans’ hopes of seeing her in a superhero role.

For those unfamiliar, Dazzler, also known as Alison Blaire, is a mutant with the ability to turn sound into light, creating energy blasts, shields, and more. She’s also a global pop star who uses her powers to fight crime—a role that seems almost tailor-made for Taylor Swift.

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When asked about the rumours of Taylor’s involvement in ‘Deadpool 3,’ director Shawn Levy played coy, saying, “No comment because that’s a double whammy. That’s Taylor-related. And it’s MCU-related. I’m no dummy.” Ryan Reynolds, known for his sarcasm, quipped, “I saw one that was convinced that Elvis is in the movie. Surprises are the essence of Deadpool.”