Full Circle Cinema is reporting that Magneto and Professor X may be played by people of colour in the upcoming Marvel Studios X-Men reboot.
Yes because Magneto, being born a German Jew in the 1930's should be played by a Black or Hispanic actor....
In that case, Black panther should be played by Tom Hanks.
They'll just turn it around and say "It's not the same Magneto. It's a different rendition of the character. It takes place on a parallel Earth" or something along those lines. You know, like the new female James Bond movie: "It's not James Bond, it's a different character, so it's perfectly okay. I don't know what you all bigots are compaining about."
He used the word Bigot lmaooooo
Oh what a retard..
Oh great, just what this series needed. Instead of just mediocre plots between Xavier and Eric, now they're going to miscast the characters too! It's no wonder the X-Men movies series have seriously went down hill. You've got people who make decisions like this in charge.
If they keep this miss casting up I'll just not go see them. This is getting out of hand now. These characters were picked because of the story arches they created. What's next Magneto's mother wasn't killed in the Holocaust?
Firstly, people immediately attacking others and making sprawling, asinine generalizations like bigot and racist are themselves anathema.
There's absolutely nothing wrong with wanting X-Men live-action source material that isn't garbage FOX. Marvel has plenty representation, one of which is a billion-dollar franchise, with tons more coming, and Storm is already on the team. Nothing wrong with rooting for something close to comics like, for ex., the 6'3, fit, long white hair Magneto rendition of the character. This is all Disney anyway, not Marvel. The more you wantonly toss around shit like "bigot" the less it applies to the real threats. I get shaking it up, but I was hoping for something akin to live-action 90s X-Men, absolutely nothing to do with suppressing people of color.
This story aside. I thought of something. In 20+ years or so if they want to make another, at the time modern, rendition of the characters they would have to change magnetos back story. Because there will be so few, if any, people who would have even been alive during the holocaust. So unless they say mutants all have longer lifespans it just wouldn’t make sense.
How weird is that to think.
Back on topic. Leave these characters alone for now. Get their full original backstory as long as you can. Eventually they will have to change things up and they can change ethnicities to something more time period appropriate.
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