Rachael Leigh Cook dinner revealed just lately that she may have been a member of the X-Males — and turning down that chance is a remorse she carries.
It seems that the actress was supplied the position of the Rouge within the 2000’s X-Males, the groundbreaking movie that jumpstarted the massive display screen superhero craze, Cook dinner stated in a current profile within the New York Instances.
Noting that turning down the position as a result of she didn’t need to work with a inexperienced display screen was a “enormous misstep,” the actress informed the Instances, “As quickly as I noticed the posters for it, I knew that I’d made a mistake.”
Commenting on her profession on the time, Cook dinner admitted, “I actually thought what everybody informed me was right after they stated, ‘What we have to do now’s be sure to’re taken critically,’ I positively did issues for the improper causes.”
The Rouge position would as an alternative go to Cook dinner’s She’s All That co-star, the Oscar-winning Anna Paquin, who would play the enduring Marvel character in a complete of 4 X-Males movies.
In an interview over the summer season, Paquin stated she and Hugh Jackman turned quick buddies throughout their work on the primary X-Males movie, the actress even serving to choose cigar out of his tooth as a result of his fists had been stuffed with, properly, claws.
“Hugh was the individual I used to be at all times closest with as a result of I had all my scenes with him,” Paquin stated on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Present. “He’s nonetheless a beautiful, gracious human being.”