X-men Reboot

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  1. The Man of Steel Registered

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    it's not that I didn't like the cast I just want to see if you (or I) was given the chance to cast the movies who'd you cast,
    well? who would you cast?
    I'd cast


    Heroes

    Wolverine - Colin Farrell
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    Professor X - Gerry Becker
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    Cyclops - Chris Pine
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    Iceman - Chris Evans
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    Storm - Malinda Williams
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    Colossus - Brandon Routh
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    Rogue - Ellen Page
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  2. The Man of Steel Registered

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    Jean Grey - Olivia Wilde
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    Beast - Jon Hamm
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    Havok - Justin Bruening
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    Gambit - Stephen Dorff
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    Villains


    Magneto - Max von Sydow
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    Mystique - Christina Hendricks
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  3. BobJM Uncle Charlie

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    Oh I don't like that cast at all.

    At all.

    Give me a half hour or so and I'll post my own
     
  4. The Man of Steel Registered

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    Sabretooth - Sean Bean
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    Toad - Dominic Monaghan
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    Juggernaut - Big Show (WWE wrestler)
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    Pyro - D.J. Cotrona
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    Quicksilver - Crispin Glover
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    Avalanche - Adam Brody
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    Astra - Megan Fox
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  5. Sawyer High King

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    Whats with you and rebooting, man? I'm fine with F4's reboot thread, that needs it, but X-Men? No matter what people think of X3, the trilogy was perfect. Lets just leave it at sequels and spinoffs. No reboot, thank you.
     
  6. BMM Registered

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    Save for a couple of actors and actresses like Halle Berry, who I think was a bit miscast, or Ben Foster, who I think was ridiculously miscast, I'm okay with most of the current cast portraying the X-Men. For instance, I can't even begin to think who I would want to replace Patrick Stewart. That man was born to play Professor Xavier.
     
  7. Artistsean Monkey Boy

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    The only way I would reboot it would be to make it an action, come3dy, drama live action TV show like Buffy or Angel or Heroes.
    Lots of special effects and superhero themes but focussed on the people in it, plus then the new cast would be OK, like with Buffy.
    I would probably have them have code names like Cyclops and Beast, but go with their real names usually like Scott and Hank.
    But like i said, use lots of special effects like Heroes and also use make up and whatnot.
    I would also go down the Smallville line and keep the costumed stuff out or down to a very low minimum, not really use them if they were included at all. and if included, and not really used, I would have them look somewhat like school uniforms mixed with costumes similar to (but much more low key) the movie costumes.

    Plus I would start it off with the originals, almost like a prequal.
    starring:
    Cyclops, Angel, Beast, Iceman, Jean Grey, Charles Xavier
    I would have them be the ages they were in the comics when they first appreared.

    villians:
    Magneto, Sentinals, human mutant haters, Gyrich (spelling?), Senator Kelly,Reverand William Styker,
    episode 4 or something Magneto returns with his Brotherhood:
    Toad, Master Mind, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and Blob.

    Season 2
    add the new characters like Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Banshee, and Thunderbird [BLACKOUT](who dies in his first mission).[/BLACKOUT]


    I have this really cool idea for this very scary Sabertooth episode.
     
  8. The Man of Steel Registered

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    It's not that I want the X-Men movies to get a reboot, it's just Interesting to think about
     
  9. 3dman27 super-hero wannabe

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    i'd reboot it with the first class
     
  10. knack Registered

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    I like all the films, but if I had to reboot it I'd have had a bit more of how society views mutants. I might have gone with the original X-Men line up as in the comics but with Wolverine as a member too and I would have had him undercover trying to infiltrate the Brotherhood of Mutants.
    I would have had Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch in there too- over a couple of movies it would have been interesting to see their disillusionment with their father's vision and their siding with Prof. X. It would have made things a bit more personal between Magneto and Xavier.
    Also, I would've had included the sentinels.
     
  11. Savage Earth Rocker

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    Oh first class, easily. Gotta have the original five. That's how the last movie should have started (instead of just Cyclops and Jean Grey). Maybe introduce both Wolverine, Storm and Colossus since people can't live without them apparently. From there pretty much adapt Ultimate X-men's first arc with Jean Grey getting together with Wolverine, Cyclops joining the brotherhood briefly, the sentinels attacking Genosha and Magneto reversing em and all that.

    That book was actually a lot better than the movie which just felt kind of...plain.
     
  12. The first two films were great, yes, but the trilogy as a whole is far from perfect. The only perfect trilogy has been LOTR in my opinion and X-Men as a whole was mishandled by a studio who had no respect for the source material and didn't allow characters to have their time to shine.

    If anything it was Wolverine AND The X-Men films. So no, I disagree with the notion that they were perfect. A reboot with the original five would be an excellent way to start with a clean slate.
     
  13. Matt Mortem Karloff is King

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    I think if they do a re-boot have the team be Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Beast, Cyclops and Jean. Then do the typical movie thing and have a newcomer i.e. kitty come in and have em fight the brotherhood. but with WAY more action
     
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    I'd love to see an X-Men movie with filmakers who actually know who the X-men are. Nothing about the Singer X-Men captured the spirit of Lee's X-Men comic.
     
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    If I were to reboot X-men, I would have to start with a Xavier meets Magneto storyline.

    Movie 1 - The Brotherhood
    The movie would be completelty based on Uncanny X-men 161, and 321 without the Legion quest/Brood Invasion stuff, and be set just after the Vietnam War.

    Cast
    Tom Hardy as Prof. Xaiver
    Cillian Murphy as Erik Lehnsherr
    Selma Blair as Gabbrielle Haller
    Ciaran Hinds as Baron Wolfgang von Strucker


    Movie 2 - X-men
    Would be a mash of two storylines. Basically X-tinction Agenda, and Uncanny X-men 1 with some of my own changes. A rogue military sect called the Magistrates are killing Mutants left and right and holding the entire island of Genosha hostage with Nuclear Warheads. Erik and Xaiver have a disagreement on whether they should help. Erik leaves to Form the Brotherhood of Mutants. Xavier starts to train students to defend themslefs and others. Magneto and his B.O.M. kick the Magistrates a$$, they find out they used to be US military and hold the US responsible and now threatens to send the Warheads state side. X-Men runs interferance and beat the B.O.M. and the US forces arrive(S.H.E.I.L.D.) arrest Mags, with a cameo appearance of Nick Fury. Also a final scene that sets up a sequel which Bolivar Trask asking th President for permission to start the Sentinel Program.

    Cast
    Scott Glenn as Prof X
    Jared Padalecki as Scott Summers
    Sophia Bush as Jean Grey
    Chad Micheal Murray as Warren Worthington
    Luke Barnett as Bobby Drake
    Jeff Daniels (VO) as Hank McCoy
    (I would get the Jim Henson company to do a Beast puppet, and Beast would be CG in the action scenes)

    Danial Day Lewis as Magneto
    Vincent Cassel as Bennet du Parris
    Lizzy Caplan as Wanda Maximoff
    Robert Kazinsky as Pietro Maximoff
    Jaime King as Regan Wyngarde
    Cyril Raffaelli as Mortimer Toynbee

    David Anders as Cameron Hodge

    Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury
    William H. Macy as Bolivar Trask



    http://www.imdb.com/
    just use the search function.
     
  16. BMM Registered

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    I don’t think I would reboot with just the original five, but I wouldn’t exclude the idea of the original five either. Beginning with the original five, at least like in the books, makes it difficult to introduce new characters later, as so many character introductions eat up necessary screentime… Plus, the mansion would be lifeless without other familiar students walking around.
     
  17. Savage Earth Rocker

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    What I was thinking was they could run on the whole teachers by day, protectors by night angle (well not literally but you get the idea). The original 5 could all be teachers (it was weird that the first movie had a grand total of 4 teachers anyway. This was a missed opportunity for more adult X-men even if only cameos). Start with the original 5 and professor X but add Storm as an original member so it doesn't seem TOO much like all of these guys dogpiling on one girl. Wolverine would actually still be great as the newcomer used to introduce the audience. It always should have been Shadowcat in Rogue's place though.

    Actually I've had an idea that the X-men could interrupt a fight between Wolverine and Sabretooth in the woods and bring them both in. Only to have Sabretooth waking up before Wolverine and going on a rampage inside the school. Not for a main plot or anything but it'd be a cool 30 minutes at least.
     
  18. Artistsean Monkey Boy

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    I would cast a live action TV series using the original X-Men.
    Make them younger, high schoolers (besides Xavier), like the comic originally had them.
    A live action TV would be more like a comic, giving the characters more screen time and more chances to interact and for more stories to unfold.
    I wouldn't start casting other charactrs like Wolverine or Storm until season 2 at least.
     
  19. 3dman27 super-hero wannabe

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    you realize that the child labor laws would apply then
    the younger cast members could only work for three hours a day
     
  20. GL1 It's pronounced "glee"

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    You seem uninformed. Let me help:
    And even though my information is factual, I really just posted it because I'm tired as HECK of grown people playing teenagers when perfectly skilled teenage actors are out there and would be much more convincing. (Ie, Heroes would suck if they had Elisha Cuthbert or some other grown woman playing 15-year-old Claire, but that's EXACTLY what a bunch of other shows do. GRRRRR).


    On my thoughts, I would VASTLY prefer a TV drama. It would be a reboot without actually having to take time and hate on the movie franchise, which, somehow, some people enjoyed.
     
  21. Nightmare "Kill Them All"

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    Wow. Collin Farrell????

    Gerard Butler for Wolverine!!
     
  22. Savage Earth Rocker

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    I can actually see Collin Farrel as Wolverine come to think of it. His voice is already more Wolverine-like than Jackman.
     
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    he'd do just as good :cwink:

    :up: that's what I was thinking :up:
     
  24. 3dman27 super-hero wannabe

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    did you draw this?
    its magnificent
     
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    Gina Torres as Storm.
     

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