"Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner takes her turn as the powerful mutant Jean Grey in this year's hotly anticipated "X-Men: Apocalypse." The 20-year-old rising star takes over the role from "The Wolverine" actress Famke Janssen, who played the iconic Marvel Comics character in four of the "X-Men" films.
As is true with most reboots, the X-Men franchise introduced a younger cast of characters, beginning with 2011’s X-Men: First Class, in which a time travel story arc was created in order to bring in younger actors and eliminate more mature performers. Show More Summary
Earlier this week Famke Janssen, who originated the role of Jean Grey in 2000's X-Men, made an appearance on Entertainment Weekly Radio.
Original JEAN GREY actress Famke Janssen says there is an age disparity problem between male and female characters in the X-MEN films.
There's little question that Hollywood is a bit of a sexist industry. Take one look at two leading co-stars of different sexes in any film, and chances are there's at least a ten year gap between them in favor of the male lead. One recent example of this is in the flick MR. Show More Summary
The original Jean Grey actress has pitched the idea of starring alongside "X-Men: Apocalypse's" younger version to producers.
When the next chapter of the X-Men saga, X-Men: Apocalypse, hits the screen on Memorial Day weekend we will see a number of familiar characters, but few familiar faces. Many of our favorite characters, like Cyclops and Storm will be played by new actors because we’re meeting them much earlier in their lives. Show More Summary
After last week's Blacklist bombshell that saw the "death" (still not convinced) of Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone), all eyes are now focused on Tom (Ryan Eggold) and his potential spin-off, which will be fronted by series newcomer Famke Janssen. Now, TVGuide.com has the first exclusive look at the... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com The Blacklist Famke Janssen
Last week, NBC announced plans for a potential spin-off to The Blacklist starring Famke Janssen, which would be set up in an episode towards the end of the current season. Now we know she won't be alone. According to Deadline, Ryan Eggold, who currently stars as the mysterious Tom Keen in The... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com The Blacklist Ryan Eggold
The Blacklist co-star Ryan Eggold has closed a deal to play the male lead opposite Famke Janssen in NBC's proposed spinoff from the thriller drama series, reprising his role as covert operative Tom Keen aka Jacob Phelps. If the spinoff goes forward, Eggold will star on the new series, with likely crossover appearances on The Blacklist. Show More Summary
Tawny Cypress (Unforgettable) has been cast as a series regular opposite Famke Janssen, Ryan Eggold and Edi Gathegi in NBC’s proposed spinoff from The Blacklist. Like fellow new Blacklist addition Janssen, Cypress will recur on the last...Show More Summary
Famke Janssen has a type. A type of role, that is, and it’s clear in nearly every movie she’s done. Whether she’s playing Hemlock Grove‘s Olivia or Jean Grey in the X-Men film franchise, Famke is never seen as helpless or weak. Even when Ms. Show More Summary
It looks like NBC has decided to finally send a little spinoff love somewhere other than Dick Wolf’s Chicago Whatever series for once, as Deadline is reporting that the network is developing a spinoff to its hit drama series The Blacklist. Show More Summary
Edi Gathegi, who has been heavily recurring on The Blacklist this season, is set to segue to the proposed spinoff of the popular NBC series. Gathegi will be a series regular opposite Famke Janssen and Ryan Eggold if the spinoff goesShow More Summary
An upcoming episode, set to air May 12, will serve as a backdoor pilot The post Famke Janssen to Headline Potential Blacklist Spinoff appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
The Blacklist may be getting a spin-off starring Famke Janssen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will introduce Janssen on its May 5 episode. Details are being kept quiet, but she'll play Susan "Scottie" Halsted, possibly the mother to series regular Ryan Eggold. From there, the spin-off... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com The Blacklist
The actress will make her debut in the May 5 episode of the NBC crime drama, a week before the backdoor pilot airs.
The back-door pilot would air May 12 and will be directed by 'Justified' alum Michael Dinner. read more
After successfully spinning off its Chicago franchise, NBC is looking to do the same with its drama The Blacklist, from Sony TV and Davis Entertainment. The network is pursuing a potential offshoot series toplined by X-Men star Famke Janssen. Show More Summary
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE actress Sophie Turner talks about her different take on the character than Famke Janssen.