What female celeb would make a good Jean Grey?(besides Fameeke J)

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#1 Posted by wickedwillow (13 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Fameeke wasn't a good Jean Grey, she didn't fit  the character development that they had in the comics. Fameeke made Jean Grey weird and pyshco before she even turned into the Phoneix.

#2 Posted by uncanny89 (821 posts) - - Show Bio
@wickedwillow:

i thought that Famke did a good job with Jean apart from the third film where the Phoenix wasd a complete departure from what Brian Singer had in mind (see the end of X2). but as for another actress to play the part id say somebody like Kate Walsh for an older Jean (30's-40's)
#3 Posted by kerukun878 (373 posts) - - Show Bio

Older Jean would be difficult(And Uncanny89, Jean is only 29, a year older then Emma) 
 
But for younger Jean, I'd see Stacey Farber fitting.
#4 Posted by Dark King (3727 posts) - - Show Bio
Amy adams is my pick b4 the pregnancy. not so much now.
#5 Posted by uncanny89 (821 posts) - - Show Bio
@kerukun878:
but in the films they are able to do what ever they wanted so an older jean isnt off the cards really, just because a character in the books doesnt age doesnt mean they shouldnt age in the films
#6 Edited by StrangerXL (211 posts) - - Show Bio

Dina Meyer. And please no one, don't come with that old tired line of  "She played Barbara Gordon on the Birds of Prey TV series, so she can't play Phoenix." to rule her out as a choice. 
 
 
#7 Posted by monamos (101 posts) - - Show Bio

Kristen Stewart (as a younger version)

 
#8 Posted by latilya89 (12 posts) - - Show Bio

but she cant act have you seen those vampire movies? 
#9 Posted by Erik (31602 posts) - - Show Bio

 @kerukun878:
Stacey Farber is not a bad look. I like it.   My pick is for Kelly Sweet though. 

#10 Posted by Erik (31602 posts) - - Show Bio

Some more. 



#11 Posted by kerukun878 (373 posts) - - Show Bio

O_O okay 
 
Now im thinking either Stacey or Kelly now too. XD
#12 Posted by Ms. Omega (4403 posts) - - Show Bio

 

I think Penny Drake would make a good Jean
#13 Edited by Erik (31602 posts) - - Show Bio
@Ms. Omega:
 
I do not dig the angry/evil eyebrows. I have always seen Jean with a much kinder face. 
#14 Posted by fanboy#1 (1050 posts) - - Show Bio

that girl from AMERICAN PIE 
the red head
#15 Posted by NagolNuff (2493 posts) - - Show Bio
@fanboy#1: no lol she's cute but still goofy
#16 Posted by Gold Dust Boi (516 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends on the Jean they are going for...if they are going for the sweet nuturing Jean then i would go for Rachelle LeFevre (from the first Twilight movie and the first two episodes of The Deep End) or if they were going for the darker grittier Ultimate version i would love to see Danneel Harris (One Tree Hill and Harold & Kumar 2)
 
@StrangerXL: I loved Birds of Prey!! Dina Meyer would definitely make a passable Jean Grey (not like a young Jean or an old Jean, just regular normal age Jean) but she would need redder hair :) Famke's crappy non-red hair almost ruined the character on its own....

@Ms. Omega:  I think this Penny Drake person looks like an awesome Phoenix...not necessarily Jean Grey
 
@fanboy#1: I really really really (ad infinitum) hope you dont mean Alyson Hannigan...

#17 Posted by uncanny89 (821 posts) - - Show Bio

penny drake would be a good dark phoenix 
 
on a side note what about Eliza Dushku for selene?
#18 Posted by Erik (31602 posts) - - Show Bio
@Gold Dust Boi:  
Danneel Harris is one hell of a sexy choice. Nice. 
 

#19 Posted by uncanny89 (821 posts) - - Show Bio
@erik:
very nice choice
#20 Posted by Erik (31602 posts) - - Show Bio
@uncanny89 said:
" @erik: very nice choice "
I wish I could take credit for that one but it was Gold Dust Boi who mentioned her first. I just uploaded the scan when I looked her up and saw what an incredible bombshell she is. 
#21 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio

Anna Kendrick for a teen Jean 

#22 Posted by Erik (31602 posts) - - Show Bio
@Son_of_Magnus said:
" Anna Kendrick for a teen Jean  "
I think she is pretty but I am just not feeling it for her. 
 

#23 Posted by VtwinsV (25 posts) - - Show Bio

i think from all you chose ( they all dont fit jean daneel harris was a lesbian in a movie and looks like a porn star yuck) id say if these ere the choices it would be famke J. or anyone prettier.. >:P

#24 Posted by jakei (58 posts) - - Show Bio

What about Emily Blunt ? 
 

 


 
#25 Posted by Wildstar (1012 posts) - - Show Bio

Screw jean. Elisabeth Banks should play Emma Frost.
#26 Posted by jeangreyemmafrost (125 posts) - - Show Bio
@wickedwillow: its FAMKE JANSSEN
 
 
sorry for the correction but shes my IDOL
#27 Posted by jakei (58 posts) - - Show Bio
@Wildstar:
There's something about her face that just wouldnt fit. For me personally.
#28 Posted by Erik (31602 posts) - - Show Bio
@VtwinsV said:
" i think from all you chose ( they all dont fit jean daneel harris was a lesbian in a movie and looks like a porn star yuck) id say if these ere the choices it would be famke J. or anyone prettier.. >:P "
So because she was cast as a lesbian in a completely unrelated movie and posed in a T&A magazine she is not worthy to play a role of a comic book character?
#29 Posted by jakei (58 posts) - - Show Bio
@erik said:
" @VtwinsV said:
" i think from all you chose ( they all dont fit jean daneel harris was a lesbian in a movie and looks like a porn star yuck) id say if these ere the choices it would be famke J. or anyone prettier.. >:P "
So because she was cast as a lesbian in a completely unrelated movie and posed in a T&A magazine she is not worthy to play a role of a comic book character? "

Agreed. :)
#30 Posted by Little_Miss_Kitty (113 posts) - - Show Bio

 

I'm not defending her, but I think a large part of her horribleness was because bella has absolutely no personality 
to build on.
#31 Posted by The_Greatest_Username (136 posts) - - Show Bio

My pick is Jenna Fischer (she plays Pam on the American Office) 
 

 

 
#32 Posted by monamos (101 posts) - - Show Bio
@Little_Miss_Kitty:  I agree with you. I think alot of the choices above are stinky-poo (except for Emily Blunt, who's fabulous...but prolly not right for the part...maybe as Scarlet Witch or maybe Wasp in the Avengers movie) and I think Kristen, given the opportunity would be a good fit. I also think it doesn't hurt that she's got a huge following thanks to Twilight. 
#33 Posted by Jake Fury (18116 posts) - - Show Bio
 

Alicia Witt anyone?
#34 Posted by Little_Miss_Kitty (113 posts) - - Show Bio

@ monamos: 
Yup, I'm pretty sure her rabid fans woldn't hurt the industry at all, if you know what I mean....  
XD
#35 Posted by Hawk (15833 posts) - - Show Bio
#36 Posted by Stormultt (5317 posts) - - Show Bio

Kristen stewart would rock it out.
#37 Posted by Hawk (15833 posts) - - Show Bio
@Stormultt said:
" Kristen stewart would rock it out. "
Worst Actress of all time.
#38 Posted by Stormultt (5317 posts) - - Show Bio
@Hawk said:
" @Stormultt said:
" Kristen stewart would rock it out. "
Worst Actress of all time. "

your opinion, personally she's a great actress imo.
#39 Posted by Thunderscream (1809 posts) - - Show Bio
@Stormultt: agreed 
 
there're just some Twilight haters in the house. 
 
believe me, i'm not a fan of the first, haven't seen the second...so i'm not a fan, but I think she'd fit
#40 Posted by AngelFrost (2833 posts) - - Show Bio
Evan Rachel Wood for Jean Grey in X-Men: First Class.

#41 Posted by VtwinsV (25 posts) - - Show Bio
@erik: umm duh! is jean grey a lesbian that looks like a porn star? yuck! please daneel just doesnt have what it takes to be a modest but pretty comic character!
#42 Posted by VtwinsV (25 posts) - - Show Bio

maybe evan rachel wood or alicia witt they have something in common with jean modest and attractive

#43 Posted by mattbryce2000 (1162 posts) - - Show Bio
@AngelFrost:
i could totally see it. and for those defending kristen stewart, she always acts like that. if you've ever seen adventureland, she acts the EXACT same.
#44 Posted by Erik (31602 posts) - - Show Bio
@VtwinsV said:
" @erik: umm duh! is jean grey a lesbian that looks like a porn star? yuck! please daneel just doesnt have what it takes to be a modest but pretty comic character! "
What does previous roles or jobs have to do with anything? You have only seen one picture of her and you claim she cannot be modest but pretty? Here are some other ones though I do not know why I am even entertaining someone with your level of maturity.  



Yeah. I am not seeing slutty lesbian in those pictures. The Maxim picture shows that she can be that bad girl and just about every other picture of her shows that she can be the girl next door as well. 
#45 Posted by VtwinsV (25 posts) - - Show Bio

um would jean grey fans really want daneel to destroy the image of jean. everytime fans hear jean grey they see daneel, lesbian that just doesnt help. why not chose someone who can fit the role?

#46 Posted by Shipwreck (114 posts) - - Show Bio

For first class Jean I would totally pick The girl from Confessions of a Shopaholic.  I think she would capture the "Girl power" of Jean rather well. 

#47 Posted by The_Greatest_Username (136 posts) - - Show Bio

Ilsa Fisher?......not my #1 pick...but she's attractive and a good actress.... 
 
my favorite pick so far is Kelly Sweet (Stacey Farber's good too) for X-Men First Class...Stewart imo just doesn't look good enough (not saying she's ugly...it's just Jean's a model) plus Jean's character needs a more joyful feel

#48 Posted by CylonDorado (1867 posts) - - Show Bio

 
You know they don't HAVE to have the exact hair color from the comics, right?

#49 Edited by unicorn84 (64 posts) - - Show Bio

Scarlett Johansson would make would be my choice she has a somber and inner and outter beauty and wisdom contained in a young body, something youd expect from a young women who is gifted and slightly cursed with extreme telepathic abilities. 
I have no idea why Famke Jansen was chosen as Jean, shes like a frost giant from sweden and both she and Hugh Jackman towered over James Marsdens (who is 5' 9" had to wear stilted shoes to match match Famkes 6'0", Gods honest truth) Scott Summers who is like 6'3" or 6'4", thats why he gets the nickname "slim". Oh, and Famke was like seriously too old for that part 

   
#50 Posted by PowerHerc (81602 posts) - - Show Bio

    
 
Its decades too late, but Stephanie Powers looks more like Jean than any other actress ever.  The way John Byrne rendered Jean during his stint on Uncanny 
always made me think of Stephanie.   Check out the Dark Phoenix Saga and maybe you'll see what I see.   Jean and Stephanie; both classic beauties!

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