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Joaquin Phoenix does not regret turning down MCU roles

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has no regrets about passing over the opportunity to play a character in the

The 43-year-old was in negotiations with the Marvel to play the character Doctor Strange in the MCU. But things did not materialise and the role was ultimately bagged by "Sherlock" star

Now, in a new interview, Phoenix said that everything worked out for the best for everyone.

"I think they make some great, fun movies. There's nothing wrong... I'm not a snob and I'm totally fine with... I enjoy those movies sometimes, and I think they keep the f**industry going in some ways, so I don't have a problem with it at all," Phoenix told Little White Lies.

"I think that everybody was, is... I'm trying to figure out how to say this most diplomatically, okay... I think everybody was really happy with how things turned out. All parties were satisfied," he added.

The "Her" is currently in negotiations with and DC to play the iconic villain The Joker in a stand alone film.

He will be next seen in Lynne Ramsay's "You Were Never Really Here", for which he won the Best trophy at last year.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 15:50 IST