How Storm SHOULD have been in the films,

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Posted by poisonfleur (4177 posts) 5 months, 25 days ago

Poll: How Storm SHOULD have been in the films, (20 votes)

Angela Bassett 25%
Naomi Campbell 10%
Aaliyah 5%
Lupita Nyong'o 35%
Grace Jones 5%
Other 20%

Okay-- So let's be honest. Halle had her run as Storm and it wasn't perfect. It got better over time, however it should have been something more regal, exotic, edgy, commanding, and with stature. And somewhat larger than life. We can bash Halle all day long, but unless we can pick someone more suitable for the role... it's kind of just ranting.

So I ask...
Rewind to year 2000, who should have Singer casted instead of Halle as Storm?

GO!

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#1 Posted by poisonfleur (4177 posts) - - Show Bio

This is a hard choice for me.

While Angela has the presence, attitude, and motherly nature of Strom...
Aaliyah had the looks, edgyiness, and clearly could stun the audience with her regal performance in Queen of the Damned. I <3 Aaliyah
Grace Jones had edge and presence and stature and exotic beauty...
Lupita would be perfect because many of her natural qualities and story are the same as Storm's.

But I'm voting for Naomi.
She's not a bad actress.
She looks EXACTLY like how I would imagine Storm.
She has stature, edge, exotic beauty, could pull of the regal nature easily.
And let's be honest... Naomi can make any tacky comic costume come to life onscreen. She is a SUPERMODEL afterall.

So Naomi gets my vote.

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#2 Posted by jhazzroucher (21263 posts) - - Show Bio

Halle Berry

Tyra Banks

Oluchi Onweagba

Zendaya Coleman

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#3 Posted by Revan2424 (3610 posts) - - Show Bio

Lupita Nyong'o seems like an obvious choice for me

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#4 Posted by Helloman (4940 posts) - - Show Bio

I know none of these women, but storm was perfectly fine as she was in the movie. So, I voted other.

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#5 Posted by cattlebattle (16025 posts) - - Show Bio

Lupita Nyong'o seems like an obvious choice for me

Why??

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#6 Posted by Revan2424 (3610 posts) - - Show Bio

@cattlebattle: For one she's beautiful

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  1. She's actually african
  2. She's also mexican. Her accent will definitely be better than Halle's
  3. She's a huge Sci-Fi fan and loves Star Wars
  4. Her acting is amazing. Especially as a "wise" person. Look at her in the force awakens as Maz Kanata
  5. She actually likes storm as a character. She loves X-men comics

Only problem I can think of is age, she was only 19 when the first X-men came out.

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#7 Posted by cattlebattle (16025 posts) - - Show Bio

@cattlebattle: For one she's beautiful

  1. She's actually african
  2. She's also mexican. Her accent will definitely be better than Halle's
  3. She's a huge Sci-Fi fan and loves Star Wars
  4. Her acting is amazing. Especially as a "wise" person. Look at her in the force awakens as Maz Kanata
  5. She actually likes storm as a character. She loves X-men comics

Only problem I can think of is age, she was only 19 when the first X-men came out.

Alright. Personally, I am ok with Alexandra Shipp, my only problem is that she is sort of short. I think Storm is supposed to be quite tall for a woman.

I don't think it's ever been 100% stated that Storm has a heavy African accent.

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#8 Posted by jhazzroucher (21263 posts) - - Show Bio

@revan2424 said:

Lupita Nyong'o seems like an obvious choice for me

Why??

Her look is entirely different from how Storm looks.

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#9 Posted by Revan2424 (3610 posts) - - Show Bio
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#10 Edited by ShepardOakenPrime (457 posts) - - Show Bio

I think if we give Shipp a chance to actually have good dialog and scenes, she could pull it off. Same thing with Halle but most of us are just bored of her by now. Otherwise I'd bet Lupita would nail Storm.

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#11 Posted by jhazzroucher (21263 posts) - - Show Bio

All the choices are OPs choices.

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#12 Posted by somayareece (5401 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't see what others see in Lupita to think she would be a good fit for Storm. I think Angela is better than her.

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#13 Posted by HeroUp2112 (10576 posts) - - Show Bio

I was just this side of praying for Angela Bassett from the second I heard that they were making an X Men movie.

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#14 Posted by Hyperion_X (365 posts) - - Show Bio

Halle Berry sucked as Storm, let's be honest. She was even worse than Christian Bale's Batman. Storm is AFRICAN. Halle Berry is HALF WHITE. Whoever casted her was retarded. Naomi Campbell would've fit WAY better

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#15 Posted by jhazzroucher (21263 posts) - - Show Bio

Halle Berry sucked as Storm, let's be honest. She was even worse than Christian Bale's Batman. Storm is AFRICAN. Halle Berry is HALF WHITE. Whoever casted her was retarded. Naomi Campbell would've fit WAY better

Sorry but Halle as Storm was awesome.

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#16 Edited by Hyperion_X (365 posts) - - Show Bio

@jhazzroucher: Lol. Next you'll tell me that Clooney made a good Batman and Green Goblin's costume from the 2002 Spiderman film was awesome too

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#17 Posted by christianrapper (5048 posts) - - Show Bio

halle berry was pretty good with what she was given. it wasn't he. it was the script. they focused on wolvie, scott, and their love triangle. even the new one reduced storm to a bit character. she is one of the most popular characters in the xman universe, but gets no screen time. dofp was supposed to have storm doing more things, but she got pregnant.

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#18 Posted by jhazzroucher (21263 posts) - - Show Bio

@jhazzroucher: Lol. Next you'll tell me that Clooney made a good Batman and Green Goblin's costume from the 2002 Spiderman film was awesome too

Nope. they weren't good but they were not that bad.

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#19 Posted by jhazzroucher (21263 posts) - - Show Bio

halle berry was pretty good with what she was given. it wasn't he. it was the script. they focused on wolvie, scott, and their love triangle. even the new one reduced storm to a bit character. she is one of the most popular characters in the xman universe, but gets no screen time. dofp was supposed to have storm doing more things, but she got pregnant.

I agree.

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#20 Posted by kasya_carey (1861 posts) - - Show Bio

Aaliyah for sure after Queen of the Damned, I would have loved for her to play Storm.😥

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#21 Posted by poisonfleur (4177 posts) - - Show Bio

Aaliyah for sure after Queen of the Damned, I would have loved for her to play Storm.😥

YESSSSSSSSS! I love her too. She was my second pick!

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