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Megan Fox Wants in on a Gen 13 Movie?

She really wants to play Rainmaker.

 If all these comic roles play out, Fox could be the female equivalent of Ryan Reynolds.

Megan Fox might be dying to play Fathom one day, but Aspen Matthews isn’t the only comics character she’s got her eye on. Fox News, of all places, got a statement out of her while she was on the red carpet for JONAH HEX’s premiere last week where she expressed interest in portraying GEN 13’s Rainmaker. This certainly runs in line with what she’s been saying to MTV for a while about being a big fan of the Wildstorm series.

So spoke Ms. Fox…

“I don’t want people to protest this, but I would like to be Rainmaker in GEN 13 if they ever made that into a movie. She’s a Native American and I have a little bit of that blood in me. It would be a bit of a stretch – but if Jake Gyllenhaal can be the Prince of Persia, I think that I can do that.”

I’m not sure if there’s ever been a GEN 13 movie in development at any point, so I figure this is more of an idle wish on her part than a hint of anything substantial going on. Believe it or not, though, there actually was a GEN 13 animated feature produced in ’99 that featured Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist Flea as Grunge and Mark “ The Joker” Hamill as Threshold. It was completed right before Wildstorm was acquired by DC and ended up going unreleased in America (although it had a small video release in Europe and Australia.) Incidentally, the toon’s line-up didn’t include Rainmaker. == TEASER ==

As far as live action movies go, I don’t know if GEN13 has as much of a hook for mainstream audiences as other Wildstorm titles like WILDCATS, STORMWATCH or THE AUTHORITY have. The central premise is that these kids are the 13 generation of government-engineered superfolk, but I figure that's ground that’s going to seem already-tread by the X-MEN movies (or soon-to-be-tread by the RUNAWAYS flick) in movie-goers' eyes. What seems to be getting the most attention out of this from Fox News is the fact that Rainmaker’s openly bisexual.

Anyway, I’m sure we’ve got some GEN 13 fans here in the community. If we gave you the power, how would you make a movie about them? Would you cast Fox as Rainmaker?

-- Tom Pinchuk is the writer of UNIMAGINABLE for Arcana Studios and HYBRID BASTARDS! for Archaia. HYBRID BASTARDS! is available  here and UNIMAGINABLE is available here for pre-order on Amazon.com.  

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Posted by mrrpm01
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Posted by Benzo
@mrrpm01 said:
" NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO "
Posted by Jake Fury

Stay away from comic movies bimbo.
Posted by Trauma

after jonah hex preformance she needs to get out of the comic lime light and back into a magazine with a bunny on the front
Posted by CaptainUseless
@mrrpm01 said:
" NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO "
Posted by ARMIV

She could pull off the look,but I dunno...

Posted by shawn87

i would like to see a Gen 13 movie....but i dono about megan in it...

Posted by ComicMan24

She should stick with photoshoots.
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Posted by danhimself

I love Gen 13 and a Gen 13 movie would be awesome but not with Megan Fox in it

Edited by Preacherl2k

How does she make the news every week?????????? argh its killing me- don't get me wrong she has a pretty face blah blah blah but she CAN'T ACT!!
I'm just tired of hearing about her wanting to play this or that role, I have an idea go make some gritty indie roles and practice your craft, then maybe your ability will match your looks!?!

Posted by BaronVonDredd

Huh.  (Walks out of room, gets gun, and shoots himself in the head)

Posted by Cherry Bomb

YES!
-I'm a big Gen 13 fan, and I think Megan Fox has the perfect looks.  The dark hair, tanned skin and full-lips. Perfect for Rainmaker!
 
a Gen 13 movie has to be made, with Megan Fox.



Posted by Green Skin

No....just no.   Besides, she's getting less and less hot as time goes by. It's like she's slowly morphing into Amy Winehouse. this is what she looks like now:

 Compare this to a few years ago *shudders*
Posted by SirSparkington
@Green Skin:  looks more like Angelina Jolie jr. to me. 
 
As for Fox being in a Gen 13 movie? I can't say I'm really excited for or against the idea.
Posted by RedHurricane24

Eh, sounds tolerable. She did decent as Talullah Black in Jonah Hex.

Posted by goldenkey

she's still just hot as hell.  who cares.
Posted by dondasch
@Cherry Bomb: 
 
No, just no.  Megan Fox is a horrible actress who would do nothing but tarnish Rainmaker of Gen 13
Posted by Thunderscream

She needs to ugly up for her next role so men won't be distracted by her dsl and see how terrible and sloppy her acting is. 

Posted by CaptainGenisVell

Firstly no. She might have sex appeal, and as alot of you are saying, she is losing that quick especially with the amount of work she is having done.
Secondly, she isn't an award winning actress and never will be, since that's the trend I've seen appearing recently.....well she isn't a great actor even, a very mediocre one. She should just stick with the sexy appeal and then try acting classes or theatre (so we don;t have to see her on here anymore) lol

Posted by RiceFox

She can suck it. Stop giving that talentless hack work.

Posted by Green Skin

There is just one really huge thing wrong with her playing Rainmaker.  Rainmaker is Native American, Fox is not.
 
@SirSparkington:
Give her a few more years, :-P

Posted by Final Arrow

If this ever happens I will only have to ask one thing...

Posted by lostlantern13
@Preacherl2k said:
"How does she make the news every week?????????? argh its killing me- don't get me wrong she has a pretty face blah blah blah but she CAN'T ACT!! I'm just tired of hearing about her wanting to play this or that role, I have an idea go make some gritty indie roles and practice your craft, then maybe your ability will match your looks!?! "

That's what I'm saying. She's constantly making the news. Perhaps there can be a thread that acts like a petition against Megan Fox in any comic book movie.  
 
/sits back and waits for an ambitious viner to make good on this.
Posted by SupremoMaximo

I haven't read Gen13 in 12 years.  Does everyone's costumes still get blown to bits except for covering the naughty parts? 
 
I am apathetic of a Gen 13 movie.  Will see it on FX though.   

Posted by EnSabahNurX
@Green Skin said:
" No....just no.   Besides, she's getting less and less hot as time goes by. It's like she's slowly morphing into Amy Winehouse. this is what she looks like now:
 Compare this to a few years ago *shudders*
"
She had to ruin her face with those freakin LIPS, she needs to eat a cheeseburger and learn to act lmao idk she was ok in the first transformers movie then just plummeted from there X_X
Posted by haydenclaireheroes

NO!! 
 
That would make the movie be so bad. Just like Jonah Hex

Posted by Green Skin
@EnSabahNurX:   I think it's cuz she started talking and it became clear that she had nothing even remotely intelligent to say.
Posted by BaronVonDredd
@Green Skin: 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by brendon277

I think she's a good actress and not because of her looks she's truthfully not that bad and although she is getting less and less hot but you know what put her in the movies and if she does a good job then let her be in more but if she does a terrible job then forget about her ever wanting to be in comic based movies or anything in the action category so if she is cast for the character then okay we'll see how she does

Posted by Green ankh

Quick let’s start a petition to keep Megan Fox out of movies.    

Posted by TheMess1428

Rainmaker is openly bisexual? One of the Runaways is a lesbian dating an alien! lol 
 
@Cherry Bomb said:

" YES!
-I'm a big Gen 13 fan, and I think Megan Fox has the perfect looks.  The dark hair, tanned skin and full-lips. Perfect for Rainmaker!
 
a Gen 13 movie has to be made, with Megan Fox.
"
And with Lindsay Lohan as Fairchild?
Edited by inferiorego

Let me just repeat everything I've said about her that I wrote on twitter....

  Can Hollywood become a democratic process? I'd like to vote on whether Megan Fox is allowed to act anymore. What does the public think?
 
  I'm not blinded by her supposed beauty. This isn't the silent film era. You have to be able to deliver dialogue, which she can't
 
  The "actors" in Tod Browning's 1932 classic Freaks had better delivery than Megan Fox.
 
  Her acting is on par, quality-wise, with Manos the Hands of Fate.

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Posted by MemnochZERO

Let’s be honest here, kids, this is GEN 13 we’re talking about here, not Sandman. It’s at best goofy fun. It was made at a time when everything had to look over the top and sexy to sell units, the stimulation people got reading it was far from mental. I don’t think it would be a crime against comics if a pretty actress with a limited range got cast, because let’s face it: IT’S GEN 13!

That being said, I don’t have issues with Megan Fox, personally. Actually I quite enjoy her, actually. Will she be winning any serious acting awards any time soon? Probably not. Does she deserve all the hostility for being pretty, popular and employed? No.

As for being in this movie, they could do a worse, but I still think she’d be a better fit as Cassie Hack than Rainmaker.    

Posted by mothore
@Jake Fury said:

" Stay away from comic movies bimbo. "

Where does she get off making comparisons of herself to Jake "Darko" 
Gyllenhaal...?
Posted by THALASTDRAGON

how tha hell does she keep getting mentioned for roles in our comic book movies? she's a horrible actress. so many people think she looks so good blah blah blah, i dont, and they get so hung up on her bending over or somethin that they cant see her for tha disaster she is. i dont know much about gen 13, but if one were made, i would go see it like alot of other comic book movies, and i know she wouldnt add to it positively. like some of u have already said.... 
 
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

Posted by Cherry Bomb
@TheMess1428 said:
" Rainmaker is openly bisexual? One of the Runaways is a lesbian dating an alien! lol 
 
@Cherry Bomb said:
" YES!
-I'm a big Gen 13 fan, and I think Megan Fox has the perfect looks.  The dark hair, tanned skin and full-lips. Perfect for Rainmaker!
 
a Gen 13 movie has to be made, with Megan Fox.
"
And with Lindsay Lohan as Fairchild? "
Of course not! lol
Edited by Cherry Bomb

People just suddenly have this impression of Megan Fox being terrible, just because she's sexy and attractive, people seem to think she's useless. God, give her a chance. So what if she's not the best actress in the world, she's certainly not 'bad' , by all means. Watch Jennifer's Body, I think she was excellent in that movie, really memorable and she was quite good in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and the sitcom Hope & Faith. Yes, most of her not-so-memorable works are better. So please don't make judgements based on others, don't be a sheep. No one likes a sheep.
 
 

@MemnochZERO:

  I totally agree with you! [: finally, someone speaks sense!
Posted by Joey Ravn
Posted by Cherry Bomb
@dondasch said:
" @Cherry Bomb:   No, just no.  Megan Fox is a horrible actress who would do nothing but tarnish Rainmaker of Gen 13 "
Why do you think she's a horrible actress? may I ask. [:
Posted by reaper2923

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Megan Fox

Edited by Korg

As someone who is a huge Gen13 fan, and owns all the comics, from the original miniseries, all the way through to the current series, I can't voice my opposition to this strongly enough. Rainmaker's character is well beyond the scope of Megan's acting ability (I have seen a good deal of her work). I would not see a Gen13 movie with Megan Fox as Rainmaker, and again, I am a HUGE Gen13 fan. Luckily, this would never happen anyway.

Posted by Vortex13
@Green Skin said:
" There is just one really huge thing wrong with her playing Rainmaker.  Rainmaker is Native American, Fox is not.
 
@SirSparkington: Give her a few more years, :-P "
Um, she's like half Cherokee so yeah she is. I don't think she's a good actress but I'll leave it at that for now.
Posted by CrimsonComedian

Don't compare her to RR... he's a much better actor.

Edited by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge
@shawn87: Are you unaware of the animated movie back in 2000? (It's unreleased in the US).
 
  Anyway...Megan Fox may have been great with Transformers back in 2007....but lately I do not know what to think anymore. But if it is a role she really, REALLY wants to perform for her own concerns.....pray she does not screw it up like she has done in Jonah Hex.

Posted by Agent Buttons
@inferiorego said:
" Let me just repeat everything I've said about her that I wrote on twitter....

  Can Hollywood become a democratic process? I'd like to vote on whether Megan Fox is allowed to act anymore. What does the public think?
 
  I'm not blinded by her supposed beauty. This isn't the silent film era. You have to be able to deliver dialogue, which she can't
 
  The "actors" in Tod Browning's 1932 classic Freaks had better delivery than Megan Fox.
 
  Her acting is on par, quality-wise, with Manos the Hands of Fate.

"
LMAO
Posted by Duo_forbidden

I don't even know this comic book series, and I still say hell no.

Posted by Bloodstonefreak

Does she have the look for the role?  Yes.  Does she have the talent?
...
...
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No.  She really needs to prove herself to be something other than a pretty face for fans like us to give her respect and allow her (in our minds) to play such roles.

Posted by Caligula

yes, Megan is a queen

Posted by Agent Saint

i wouldnt cast her in ANY comic film! STAY OUTTA  MY FAN FILMS GODDAMNIT!
 
sorry for the outburst

Edited by mrrpm01
@Cherry Bomb said:

" People just suddenly have this impression of Megan Fox being terrible, just because she's sexy and attractive, people seem to think she's useless. God, give her a chance. So what if she's not the best actress in the world, she's certainly not 'bad' , by all means. Watch Jennifer's Body, I think she was excellent in that movie, really memorable and she was quite good in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and the sitcom Hope & Faith. Yes, most of her not-so-memorable works are better. So please don't make judgements based on others, don't be a sheep. No one likes a sheep.
 
 

@MemnochZERO:

  I totally agree with you! [: finally, someone speaks sense! "
I am not a sheep but my point is why is it that when an actor/actress career is on the fritz or in need of a boost they run to the comic book creation or comic book movies.  You are mistaken someone being beautiful for someone who is talentless, I hold all Hollywood to the same standard.  the transition from a comic character to the big screen takes more than looks or charm I takes dedication and love for the character for example "Robert Downy Jr hitting the comic shop John Favreau holding the script and the comics in both hands".  this is what makes a great movie not someone saying "hey my career is on the ropes and comics are hot now so I'll troll comic books and find some one I look like and try to run for that part".  Heck  Halle Barry  is gorgeous and a great actress but a terrible catwoman and yet a believable Storm so it's all subjective but, Megan is just an actress looking for the next hot thing.
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