Originally Posted by x-fan
The difference is that you started reading the books after you saw the movies, we read the books then saw the movies and for us it was miscasting. Sure they could have used trick, but they didn't so miscasting, and as some others have said, Hugh is too nice a block, he can pull off some degree of anger, but he can't sustain it.
Yes, but I have a ton of friends who were huge comics fans before X1 (it's the reason I wound up seeing it, on their recommendation), and they didn't care about it at all. They've mentioned that he happened to be shorter, but it didn't bother them either.