Originally Posted by metaphysician
Absent actual evidence, I don't buy that this is some effort to avoid an appearance license issue. If the contract actually did specify and restrict based on appearance, it would leave too many opportunities for loophole abuse.
( I don't consider Viper evidence; I consider her "we aren't feeling beholden to the comics, and especially don't want to tie her to an organization we don't have the rights to" )
Yeah, odds are, if the are seriously considering Ronan, it's probably just because Joss Whedon saw Hannah or The Lovely Bones and thought she was a good actor.