Marvel's Spider-Man star Marisa Tomei regrets playing Aunt May in Captain America: Civil War

Actor Sally Field who played Aunt May in the Andrew Garfield films previously also regretted taking up the role of an old woman

By Apoorv Shandilya, June 15, 2020 12:51 IST

Disney Studios and by extension Marvel Studios continues to run one of the most successful movie franchises of all time. MCU films have hired and a whole variety of actors over the past decade. While many actors have become superstars after taking up a role in the MCU, there are others who regret their decision.
Actor Marisa Tomei who played the role of Aunt May in Captain America: Civil War has now revealed that she regrets taking up that role. Tomei has said that she thinks it has led to her getting typecast. Speaking with Collider Tomei said, 'I really regret starting down this road, and I really regret starting to do that. I was, you know, talked into it – not this, but I mean just that change – and I really always felt like, ‘Oh, I could play a lot of things.’ Honestly, it’s probably more of a stretch than other things. But, it’s – yeah, I guess I said it all.”
“I think every actor and actress has a lot of dimensions to them, and if the scope of what is being written and being made is narrow, and you want to keep working, you do what you can. I mean, I do. I tried it. It was maybe not the right road, but you know, I do try to make the most of it, ' she added.
Previously actor Sally Field also talked about regretting her decision on playing the role of Aunt May in the Andrew Garfield films. Field had said, “My friend Laura Ziskin was the producer, and we knew it would be her last film, and she was my first producing partner, and she was a spectacular human,” Field said, adding, “It’s really hard to find a three dimensional character in it, and you work it as much as you can, but you can’t put ten pounds of sh*t in a five pound bag.”

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