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As some of you guys might know, Olivia Munn was supposed to play Janet Van Dyne aka The Wasp in “Iron Man 2,” but as of a couple months ago, that’s no longer the case.
Believe it or not, but Olivia was called back into the studios to reshoot all her scenes as a completely different character. She has such a crazy following that producers felt she worth still keeping in the film, so major props to her for that. Here’s what she told Complex Magazine a while back:
“Yeah, but as they started to edit they realized it was becoming darker than what they’d expected and what my scenes had allowed for. My parts were lighthearted and comedic. Jon Favreau called and was like, “I’ve got good news and bad news: This is what’s happening in editing but we all really like you.” Marvel and Jon had to add another character from the Marvel universe to keep me included. I can’t talk specifics because it’s Iron Man 2! But when they call, you say, “OK, I’m there. What do you need?” You don’t say, “Who is this Marvel? Did you call my agent? Is FIJI Water on set?” Everyone knows who the stars are in this movie. I’m not one of them and I understand the editing process. Some things don’t work out.”
The film hits theaters nationwide on May 7th. Check the “Iron Man 2″ official website for an endless stream of content.