Originally Posted by Lightning Strykez!
I think another cause for the complaints with Halle and Storm is that the only other live action point of reference for the character are the various animated series where Storm is pretty over the top with her vocals. I've accepted the fact that we will NEVER hear Halle Berry say the following:
"I summon the power of the artic winds!"
"You don't know the power of the elements!"
"Winds! Cold! Storms! Rains! Deliver us from evil!"
Or worse yet:
Never gonna happen. And I think fans compare movie Storm to her animated counterparts, not realizing that audiences would break into peals of laughter if Halle Berry tried saying some s*** like that in a movie.
I hope we don't get any of that stuff. In the first episode of the 90s series, even Rogue tells her to 'lighten up on the speeches, sugah.' I agree.
I even think those lightning-styled earrings might be a bit hokey on screen. Much like the booty shorts and thigh-high boots of the comics version.
Some of that stuff from the comics and cartoons just wouldn't work. The wimple-like headgear worn by Gambit and Jean is another no-no.