X-Men films have a tendency to reveal 17 too many mutants at a time. While thatâ€™s sometimes incredibly annoying from a narrative standpoint, itâ€™s also part of the fun of going into a new X-Men movie to begin with.
With last yearâ€™s X-Men: Apocalypse, there is one X-Men that received a very minor cameo in a scene that ended up on the cutting room floor. In the extended mall sequence, we saw Scott Summers and Jean Grey at the record store, where Scott pulled out a Dazzler album. Interestingly enough, this part didnâ€™t actually even make it into the deleted scenes, and was only shown in an Instagram post from actress Sophie Turner prior to the filmâ€™s release.
At the time, it was rumored that pop star Taylor Swift would be playing Dazzler, but obviously that never happened becauseâ€¦you know, she wasnâ€™t in the freakinâ€™ movie.
According to EW, Dazzler is set to appear in the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix. For those who donâ€™t know, Dazzler is a famous pop star who also happens to be a mutant who can manipulate light. There are no current plans to let Swift play her, and we think chances are good that the role will likely go to an actual actress.
Dazzlerâ€™s role will apparently be be a small one, which is a bit disappointing. On a personal level, Iâ€™ve always been a fan of Dazzler, and still hope that in the near future, the studio will have the confidence to make a $30 million Dazzler film that chronicles her coming out to her fans as a mutant, and the falling out that takes place. But considering that wouldnâ€™t even be a real superhero story, I guess Iâ€™ll have to settle for a Dark Phoenix appearance.
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