Gillian Jacobs as Sue Storm? Why MCU Fans Think It Would Totally Make Sense

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is well-known for its adventurous storylines, impressive special effects, and, of course, the highly-beloved characters who make it all happen.

Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Endgame, and Black Panther are just a few of the many successful Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Chris Pratt have been some of the talented celebrities to bring these films to life.

However, looking ahead, there is one role MCU fans think is perfect for Gillian Jacobs.

Take a look back at Jacobs’ career and what MCU‘s fans are saying about the possibility of Jacobs appearing as Sue Storm. 

Gillian Jacobs’ journey to fame and stardom

Gillian Jacobs
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Jacobs, a Pennsylvania native, was born in Pittsburgh in 1982. From a young age Jacobs was interested in acting and began taking classes at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. When it came time for college Jacobs made the decision to attend Juilliard, a prestigious art school located in New York. 

Jacobs’ acting debut came in 2005 when she appeared as Katie in Building Girl. This would be the first of her many roles. The following year Jacobs was cast as Adele Congreve in The Book of Daniel. The actress spent the late 2000s working on a variety of television sets and films until she finally landed her big break in 2010. 

Gillian Jacobs’ most memorable roles throughout her acting career 

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Most of Jacobs’ fans and followers remember her from NBC’s Community. The television series premiered in 2009, and viewers quickly got attached to the quirky but genuine characters. Jacobs played the part of Britta Perry for six seasons until the series sadly came off the air. 

Jacobs’ character in Community helped her land many other memorable roles along the way. Jacobs still receives a tremendous amount of her praise for her acting in Nonames.

Many of Jacobs’ fans probably fondly remember her brief stint as Mimi-Rose Howard on HBO’s Girls. However, looking ahead, it might surprise some audiences to hear what role Marvel Cinematic Universe’s fans are hoping to see Jacobs in. 

Gillian Jacobs as Sue Storm? Here is why Marvel Cinematic Universe’s fans think it would totally make sense 

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Reddit is the place MCU fans and followers go to discuss all things Marvel, and some of Jacobs’ fans might have been surprised to come across her name in the conversation. It turns out that much of the MCU community thinks Jacobs would be the perfect fit for Sue Storms.

Though some people find it surprising that Jacobs has landed a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe yet, this Reddit discussion shows the followers and fans’ excitement behind the idea of Jacobs being cast as Sue Storms. 

From Jacobs’ versatile acting background to her stunning looks, many MCU fans are already on board with the possibility. Plus, as one user pointed out, Jacobs is actually in the process of voicing a superhero in the television series Invincible. Jacobs’ role as Atom Eve on the show may have put her in the perfect position to take on Sue Storm. 

Not to mention Jacobs’ recent position as director for Marvel’s 616, a documentary surrounding the successful franchise and its history. In many ways, it seems like Jacobs might have this one in the bag.

Though many fans and viewers of the MCU have already gotten their hopes up, no decisions regarding the role have yet to be made.