Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘X-Men’ Character Mystique Could Be Getting a Spin-Off
If Jennifer Lawrence's X-Men character Mystique really does get a spin-off, the Oscar winning actress would officially be the busiest person in showbiz. Nay, the WORLD! Recently, some producers at FOX who are behind the X-Men movie universe opened up about comic book movie franchises, (via Entertainment Weekly) and spoke about how they plan on moving forward with some spin-offs in the X-Men world.
Producer Lauren Shuler Donner said: “There was a regime [at the studio] that didn’t see the worth in [spin-offs], and the current people who run Fox understand, embrace it, and we’re going to do right by it. I’d like to do Gambit. I’d like to do Deadpool. We’ll see. There’s a lot of really great characters.”
It makes sense that the studio would want to do more spin-offs — just look at Marvel. Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor have all earned HUGE dollars at the box office. Producer Simon Kinberg was the one who brought up a possible Mystique spin-off saying: “I love what Jen Lawrence has done with her, and I feel like because she is in such a crowded ensemble, there’s so much more opportunity if you were to follow her solo.”
Apparently, Jen's transforming mutant has a pretty expanded role in the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past (out May 23) so there is a world of possibility for this particular character. Obviously, Jen would have to be on board, but it's nice to know that there are conversations about it!
In addition to X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine will be getting another standalone film (out March 3, 2017) and the X-Men crew will be back for X-Men: Apocalypse on May 27, 2016.
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