Direct X4

#1 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

Who should direct X4?

Which mutants should be showcased?

Which actors for which mutants?

Storyline should be what?

After X3 the franchise is in trouble. What could breathe life back in to it?
Post Edited:2007-04-17 07:44:32

#2 Posted by NiteFly (1459 posts) - - Show Bio

I liked X3.

#3 Posted by Broken Arrow (493 posts) - - Show Bio

You bring back Singer to direct.

Days of Future Past. Or Age of Apocolypse.

1.Arc-Angel

2.Emma Frost

  1. Bring Back Cyclops

4.Gambit

5.Colossus

  1. A cooler version of Rogue

  2. Havok

  3. Nightcrawler

9.Apocolypse

10.Polaris

#4 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

Congratulations.
Post Edited:2007-04-18 02:24:30

#5 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes Kal thats what I'm talking about.

1)Get Singer back

2)No Wolverine

3)Give Cyclops, Collossus all of Wolverine's airtime

4)Definitely a better Rogue. I think Pink could play a spunky southern Rogue to a T.

Gambit,ArchAngel,Havok,Emma Frost,Polaris, Apocalypse, would be crazy.

Who would play them?

#6 Posted by Broken Arrow (493 posts) - - Show Bio

1.Jamie Presley: Emma Frost

2.Paul Walker: Havok

3.Cris Evans or Brad Pitt: Gambit

4.CGI: Apocolypse

5.Whoever played Angel in the last one: Arcangel

  1. The chick that played Buffy the Vampire slayer (series) Polaris
#7 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

Paul Walker as Havok? Genius!

#8 Posted by Quintus_Knightfall (84520 posts) - - Show Bio

Thats what I thought.

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#9 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

Who do you see as Gambit?

#10 Posted by Quintus_Knightfall (84520 posts) - - Show Bio

Chris Evans or Brad Pitt. Evans played Human Torch in the Fantastic Four, and If you saw the movie Snatch, then you know why I picked Brad Pitt.

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#11 Posted by Quintus_Knightfall (84520 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sick of the Shi'ar and really, I guess I'm sick of the X-Men movies. There are alot of great comic books out there that would be really cool movies.

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#12 Posted by Shatterstar (4520 posts) - - Show Bio

Based on the prior movies, I'm not too optimistic, I wish they'd get someone with more devotion to the material like Raimi with Spider-Man. Barring that, they should up the quality of directors some and bring some respect to the series if thats even possible like a Ridley Scott or Michael Mann, directors that have an ability to flesh out multiple characters in action movies. X3 I think the studio just threw whoever was available after Singer and some other guy backed out. I think a Mutant Massacre or Inferno storyline with Mr. Sinister would be cool, so would X-Tinction Agenda, or maybe something to do with the Shi'ar. Not holding my breath.

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#13 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

X-tinction Agenda was my pick to. Of course some things would change to showcase characters. And if there was an organic blend that could incorporate Bish. Maybe he could take Cable's spot. I don't know just thinking about it's already getting messy.

#14 Posted by Nameless one (516 posts) - - Show Bio

I say bring back Sabertooth and Magneto what they did to him in X3 just wasn't cool at all

and let us please be certain to keep...JEAN GREY DEAD!

I AM SICK AND TIRED OF EVER X MOVIE GIVING HERE ALL THE ATTENTION GRRR I JUST DON'T LIKE HER IN GENERAL!

sorry hot button issue for me

#15 Posted by Quintus_Knightfall (84520 posts) - - Show Bio

Long Live Jean Grey

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#16 Posted by The Libertine (18 posts) - - Show Bio

i agreee with bringing Cyclops back but how could they without disrupting continuity of the series?

#17 Posted by -000 (226 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Apocalypse should be the main villain. I hope that Scott and Jean stay dead, and that Havok or someone else comes in to take Cyclops' place as leader. Also, bring in Gambit, Emma Frost and Cable (incorporating him into the Apocalypse storyline).

#18 Posted by Canemacar (66 posts) - - Show Bio

Jean and Cyke need to stay dead. They had their time to shine. Keeping Wolverine out or at least restricting him to a supporting role would be good, but it's not going to happen. Psylocke should stay dead as well; she had her time too.

#19 Posted by Starlight (2 posts) - - Show Bio

Quicksilver and Scarlett Witch I would like to see and of cause Gambit. Beast should be the new director of the school. The Story with Rogue and Carol Danvers (so Rogue can get her Powers)and the Cable Story would be nice. Cable played by Ralf Mueller, Carol Danvers played by Tara Reid Scarlett Witch by Lindsay Lohan.

#20 Posted by Totinhas (3 posts) - - Show Bio

Sawyer from Lost, He is perfect for Gambit, He even has THE pointed chin !

#21 Posted by Totinhas (3 posts) - - Show Bio

Josh Holloway- Gambit

Charlize Theron, Ashley Hartman - Emma Frost

I would like to see psylocke in X-4 , played by Gong li ...

And I think Apocalypse should be the new villain...

And I would like to see Magma in the story too ... Played by hillary Duff XP

#22 Posted by Totinhas (3 posts) - - Show Bio

Salma Hayek - psylocke ?

XP See for Yourself -->

#23 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

Totinhas says:

"Salma Hayek - psylocke ?XP See for Yourself -->
" />http://ifoughtthelaw.cementhorizon.com/psylocke.jpg"

Word up! But why not get an actual japanese actress? I know. I know. You wanna see Salma in that outfit, but she could play a good Domino.

#24 Posted by Planewalker (325 posts) - - Show Bio

for the best team would be

emma frost-ali larter(heroes)

gambit-justin chambers(grey anatomy)

havok-steven strait(warren peace-sky high)

colossus-daniel cudmore(x-3)

rogue-anna paquin(x-3)

iceman-shawn ashmore(x-3)

polaris-kristanna loken(painkiller jane,bloodrayne)

psylocke-devon aoki(doa)

villain onslaught if im trying to explain the disappearence of prof x & magneto.or horsemen of apocalypse. that would be lady mastermind quicksilver scarlet witch archangel...comment on it

#25 Posted by gambit_1972 (21 posts) - - Show Bio

Selma could nail the actual looks part but can she pull off tha martial arts skills?

#26 Posted by Mr Essex (18 posts) - - Show Bio

Micheal Clark Duncan as Apocalypse.

The Age of Apocalypse storyline would be hard to do, but can be done if they set it up correctly.

Set it up within the first 5 or 10 minutes by showing a run down of the first three movies and then show Legion crying over his father's grave and blaming Magneto for Xavier's death. David screams to the gravestone that he will fix everything, and goes after Magneto. The X-Men detect Legion's power manifest on Cerebro and send out Havok, Colosus, Gambit, and Bishop to intercept and protect Magneto. Legion is enraged that the X-Men would defend Magneto and he claims that he'll take out Magneto somewhere that the X-Men can't protect him, in the past. Bishop tackles Legion as he opens a time portal and the two disappear. They appear in the past where a young Xavier and Magneto are friends. Legion attempts to kill Magneto, but Xavier jumps in the way and is destroyed. Reality re-writes itself. Bishop is displaced in time and Legion fades from existence.

Then they run with a movie version of the AoA. Cyclops can be resurrected and they can launch new looks for all the characters. This would be a new trilogy.

#27 Posted by sora_thekey (8152 posts) - - Show Bio

Okay here's how the movie should go:

Brian Singer- Director

Same cast including James Mardsen back as Cyclops

Emma Frost- ????

Gambit- The guy who plays Sawyer in Lost

Psycloke- ????

Jubilee- Same as the girl in X2 deleted scene

Story based on- Dark Phoenix Saga including Shi'ar

The Phoenix force is scene in the sky and a stream of fire shoots down and reaches's Jean Grey's grave. Emma Frost arrives onto the school and offers herself as a teacher. Cyclops arrives screaming out Jean like crazy. Phoenix appears and a little bit just like Phoenix Endsong Wolverine tries to kill her again but it dosen't work. Cyclops mind link is disconected and on an attempt on helping Emma Frost is linked to him. The Phoenix uses Magneto's power controlling him also using her powers. Mystique tricks Rouge on touching a crtein woman and Rouge then starts to think she's Carol Danvers. The Shi'ar arrive and a whole war between the X men rises....

To see the end yoou have to see the movie....

What do you think?

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#28 Posted by The_Martian (36980 posts) - - Show Bio

As long as I get Ice Armor Iceman I will be happy.

#29 Posted by Frisco (285 posts) - - Show Bio
#30 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

Pink would be the coolest Boom Boom ever!.

#31 Posted by Pania (1759 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it would be great if they had a story that blended the Magistrate run Genosha in with the Hellfire Club. The Hellfire Club was about exploiting mutants for capital gain, which is exactly what Genosha did. It makes sense that the HFC would be involved hip deep in that.

So learning something is amiss from his gov't contact, Hanks sends the X-men into investigate. Or maybe a two pronged story, part of the X-men go up against the HFC and part of them go to Genosha, attacking the same problem from two angles. Then the two story lines dovetail into a big climatic mutant battle.

At the end, it is discovered that the gengineer of Genosha is Mr. Sinster, who has been playing puppet master the entire time which would then easily roll into the next movie where they could introduce Apocalypse.

#32 Posted by Jaadu (537 posts) - - Show Bio

Okay my vision for X4 would be multiple thing happening at once!

characters: Beast, Nightcrawler, Angel, Shadowcat, Colossus,Iceman, Storm, Rogue, Wolverine, Jubilee (and she'll actually have a bigger role for once!)..... SAME actors/actresses from last time

NEW characters: Psylocke (okay in x3 I TRULY cannot believe that she was in it! lol well this is her debut! MEGAN FOX, but she might need to dye her hair a deep purple...), Emma Frost (Jessica Simpson!), Gambit (Johnny Depp), X-23 (Vanessa Hudgens lol i know ur like wtf but if we punkify her i think she could do a good job)

ALSO a new x-men group for the students at the institute: M (Cassie -- needs to grow her hair longer though!), Surge, Moonstar, Dust, Hellion, Cannonball, Husk, Karma, Magma (hilary duff yeaa!), Sunspot..........

The storyline would have multiple plots, like the x-men discovering X-23, the begging of Apocalypse drama (part 5 should focus more on it ;P ), and something EITHER with the hellfire or morlocks

and the cover should have one with all the x-men, but another one shows a shadow of x-23 with her claws out and her arms forming an X------ so basically she's making an x for x-men, and her claws (since she has 2 claws on each hand) it will equal 4 together--- thus all of it symbolizing x-men 4!!! :D

:P
Post Edited:2008-02-06 16:42:33

#33 Posted by Frameshift (17 posts) - - Show Bio

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#34 Posted by White Mage (18740 posts) - - Show Bio

Bryan Singer's back (but adds a bit more action)

replace Anna Paquin with Natalie Portman, and give her a complete character revamp

replace Shawn Ashmore with Chris Evans (If you've seen not another teen movie, then you understand why I chose him)

Replace Halle Berry with someone who can act. Preferably, someone who's in about mid 30's, VERY close to or exactly 5'11, has an accent, or can pull one off with amazing accuracy, and of course, a bit darker, and beautiful. Anyone see "The Last King of Scottland"? If so, you'll know why my runner up would be Kerri Washington, that is, if they can't get someone with Angela Bassett's voice (I just love hearing that woman talk LOL)

Cyclops can stay the same. The guy is easy on the eyes, and could possibly be a good "boyscout" if given better lines

Give the part of Emma Frost to someone who looks Pamela Andersonish, yet can act.

Gambit, for me, would be Marton Csokas. I love that guy.

Keira Knightley as Polaris. I can just see that workin out nicely

Havok would be Chad Michael Murray. (I'm sorta doubtin this one a weeeee bit, but I'm willing to give him a chance)

Professor X was flawless

Bring back Mystique

make the "cure" temporary

Get the Morlocks involved led by Marrow (since the screwed up with killin Callisto)

I can't think of anything else. LOL I know I have more, I'll let ya'll know when I get more ideas.

#35 Posted by Vance Astro (91114 posts) - - Show Bio

White Mage says:

"Bryan Singer's back (but adds a bit more action) replace Anna Paquin with Natalie Portman, and give her a complete character revamp replace Shawn Ashmore with Chris Evans (If you've seen not another teen movie, then you understand why I chose him) Replace Halle Berry with someone who can act. Preferably, someone who's in about mid 30's, VERY close to or exactly 5'11, has an accent, or can pull one off with amazing accuracy, and of course, a bit darker, and beautiful. Anyone see "The Last King of Scottland"? If so, you'll know why my runner up would be Kerri Washington, that is, if they can't get someone with Angela Bassett's voice (I just love hearing that woman talk LOL) Cyclops can stay the same. The guy is easy on the eyes, and could possibly be a good "boyscout" if given better lines Give the part of Emma Frost to someone who looks Pamela Andersonish, yet can act. Gambit, for me, would be Marton Csokas. I love that guy. Keira Knightley as Polaris. I can just see that workin out nicely Havok would be Chad Michael Murray. (I'm sorta doubtin this one a weeeee bit, but I'm willing to give him a chance) Professor X was flawless Bring back Mystique make the "cure" temporary Get the Morlocks involved led by Marrow (since the screwed up with killin Callisto) I can't think of anything else. LOL I know I have more, I'll let ya'll know when I get more ideas. "

I agree with this.Except Keira Knightley for Polaris.She doesn't fit the face and her and Natalie Portman in the same movie would confuse the sh!t outta me.I couldn't tell them apart for the longest time.

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#36 Posted by Vance Astro (91114 posts) - - Show Bio

Totinhas says:

"Salma Hayek - psylocke ? XP See for Yourself -->
" />http://ifoughtthelaw.cementhorizon.com/psylocke.jpg"

No she's Mexican.Psylocke is BritishAsian.I say Kelly Hu for Psylocke.

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#37 Posted by White Mage (18740 posts) - - Show Bio

Vance Astro says:

"White Mage says:
"Bryan Singer's back (but adds a bit more action) replace Anna Paquin with Natalie Portman, and give her a complete character revamp replace Shawn Ashmore with Chris Evans (If you've seen not another teen movie, then you understand why I chose him) Replace Halle Berry with someone who can act. Preferably, someone who's in about mid 30's, VERY close to or exactly 5'11, has an accent, or can pull one off with amazing accuracy, and of course, a bit darker, and beautiful. Anyone see "The Last King of Scottland"? If so, you'll know why my runner up would be Kerri Washington, that is, if they can't get someone with Angela Bassett's voice (I just love hearing that woman talk LOL) Cyclops can stay the same. The guy is easy on the eyes, and could possibly be a good "boyscout" if given better lines Give the part of Emma Frost to someone who looks Pamela Andersonish, yet can act. Gambit, for me, would be Marton Csokas. I love that guy. Keira Knightley as Polaris. I can just see that workin out nicely Havok would be Chad Michael Murray. (I'm sorta doubtin this one a weeeee bit, but I'm willing to give him a chance) Professor X was flawless Bring back Mystique make the "cure" temporary Get the Morlocks involved led by Marrow (since the screwed up with killin Callisto) I can't think of anything else. LOL I know I have more, I'll let ya'll know when I get more ideas. "
I agree with this.Except Keira Knightley for Polaris.She doesn't fit the face and her and Natalie Portman in the same movie would confuse the sh!t outta me.I couldn't tell them apart for the longest time."
LMAO! I forgot that they look alike! Heck, they were both in Star Wars and I had makeup. I couldn't tell a damn thing!LOL
#38 Posted by Frameshift (17 posts) - - Show Bio

Ridley Scott would make a good director. The mutants I would like to see are:

-Wolverine, Professor X, Storm (the core that maintains continuity for a movie series)

-Nightcrawler (a fan favorite, cool special effects potential, inexplicably missing for the third turd of a movie)

-Rogue (she could finally get her super strength and flight after accidentally killing a combatant, complete with the mental breakdown and change in personality. Great for melodrama)

-Angel (a love interest for Ororo and a target for Apocalypse) Bishop (he could be introduced as a leader until Cyclops resurfaces. I feel they would need to change his backstory a bit and do away with the time-hopping gimmick as that is a bit complicated and tends to defy logic)

-Dazzler (yeah, Dazzler. I don't mean the disco queen either. There are actually a handful of stories in which she was able to show her stuff. Obviously, they would have to alter her backstory, maybe a failed artist if anything, but she has a lot to offer. The special effects could be great)

-Shadowcat (she just brings a lot of heart to the story. Plus Ellen Page could reprise her now expanded role -- a side note: I find it interesting that the X-franchise has had so many Oscar winners and nominees up to this point (McKellan, Berry, Page, Paquin. Whoever is doing to casting needs to keep it up.)

Villians

-Magneto or Mystique (either of them could cobble together the Brotherhood, only as a subplot though)

-Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch (Nice additions and potential melodrama with Magneto or just as a brother/sister dynamic)

-Apocalypse (Here is the true plot, Apocalypse and his four Horsemen. Angel into Archangel, leaving behind a very bitter Storm, and whatever other 3 for the remaining Horsemen)

The movies need not focus on "the world trying to eliminate a perceived mutant menace" and more on a traditional-type comicbook caper. Producers are painting themselves into a corner by focusing too much on government sponsored mutant control and it's getting old anyways.
Post Edited:2008-02-14 17:42:40

#39 Posted by Vance Astro (91114 posts) - - Show Bio

White Mage says:

"Vance Astro says:
"White Mage says:
"Bryan Singer's back (but adds a bit more action) replace Anna Paquin with Natalie Portman, and give her a complete character revamp replace Shawn Ashmore with Chris Evans (If you've seen not another teen movie, then you understand why I chose him) Replace Halle Berry with someone who can act. Preferably, someone who's in about mid 30's, VERY close to or exactly 5'11, has an accent, or can pull one off with amazing accuracy, and of course, a bit darker, and beautiful. Anyone see "The Last King of Scottland"? If so, you'll know why my runner up would be Kerri Washington, that is, if they can't get someone with Angela Bassett's voice (I just love hearing that woman talk LOL) Cyclops can stay the same. The guy is easy on the eyes, and could possibly be a good "boyscout" if given better lines Give the part of Emma Frost to someone who looks Pamela Andersonish, yet can act. Gambit, for me, would be Marton Csokas. I love that guy. Keira Knightley as Polaris. I can just see that workin out nicely Havok would be Chad Michael Murray. (I'm sorta doubtin this one a weeeee bit, but I'm willing to give him a chance) Professor X was flawless Bring back Mystique make the "cure" temporary Get the Morlocks involved led by Marrow (since the screwed up with killin Callisto) I can't think of anything else. LOL I know I have more, I'll let ya'll know when I get more ideas. "
I agree with this.Except Keira Knightley for Polaris.She doesn't fit the face and her and Natalie Portman in the same movie would confuse the sh!t outta me.I couldn't tell them apart for the longest time."
LMAO! I forgot that they look alike! Heck, they were both in Star Wars and I had makeup. I couldn't tell a damn thing!LOL "

lol.

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