Originally Posted by psylockolussus
Well there's a difference between a "lead actress" and a "lead role". Halle Berry was the lead actress of X3 purely because of her name but not her role in the movie. Thats the same with Patrick Stewart. He won't get billed first in X1 if it wasn't for his name or his reputation in the movie industry. Studios do it all the time to help sell the movie.
The real craziness will be this: who the hell will get top billing in Days Of Future Past
? You have Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Anna Paquin, etc.
I pity the poster designer that has to fit all of that s*** into one frame.