MTV: Who should play the Jr. Heroes of X-Men: First Class?November 20, 2008
There are two ways “Gossip Girl” creator Josh Schwartz can go with his just-announced film featuring younger versions of the X-Men: stick with the world the film franchise has already created or modify it to draw from the Marvel comic series of the same title, “X-Men: First Class.” A third (but trickier) possibility would be to combine the two directions, using the characters as established in the films but adapting them to the story from the comics. Here are our suggestions for whichever way the filmmakers decide to go: She has to be beautiful, kind, but in possession of deadly powers. If Rihanna decides she’s ready to act, this is the breakout role for her. Who else could compete with Halle Berry?
Runner-Up: Rutina Wesley (“True Blood”) would stir up a Storm with extra depth