‘X-Men’ Star Lana Condor Speaks Out On Jubilee Role

X-Men: Apocalypse star Lana Condor recently discussed how she now views the Jubilee role.

In 2016, Lana Condor made her cinematic debut as Jubilee in X-Men: Apocalypse. Fresh off the heels of the critically acclaimed X-Men: Days of Future Past, the X-Men franchise was poised to enter a new era of greatness. Unfortunately, X-Men: Apocalypse was a failure by many standards and marked the beginning of the end for the X-Men franchise. One of the many failures the X-Men film presented was the lack of lines for Lana Condor’s Jubilee.

Excitment was rampant when it was announced that Jubilee would be making her theatrical debut in X-Men: Apocalypse. However, when the X-Men film hit cinemas, many were disappointed to find out that the much touted Jubilee role was merely a cameo. Lana Condor only had a handful of lines, as did other Asian characters in the X-Men film. Since leaving the X-Men franchise behind and focusing on her To All The Boys franchise, Lana Condor has revealed that a bevy of scenes and lines she had as Jubilee were cut.

Speaking to Stylecaster, Lana Condor discussed how her thoughts on the X-Men film have changed since the film was unleashed to the public.

“In the moment, I was happy for any part I could get.Now, if that same experience happened, I would be pretty discouraged and upset and feel there was an injustice.”

It doesn’t seem as if we’ll be getting a brand new cut of X-Men: Apocalypse showcasing all of the cut footage of Lana Condor’s Jubilee. It’s quite disappointing that Jubilee was never able to be the runaway star of the X-Men film, especially because fans were rooting for Lana Condor’s portrayal to be a success. Since the release of X-Men: Apocalypse, Lana Condor hasn’t expressed interest in returning to the role of Jubilee. With Lana Condor’s other successes, she’s opened up the floodgates to be one of Hollywood’s leading actresses, without the help of a superhero franchise.

Did you like Lana Condor’s portrayal of Jubilee in X-Men: Apocalypse? Comment below and let us know!

The next film in the X-Men franchise is The New Mutants. Here is the official synopsis for the film X-Men film from the Fox era, The New Mutants:

20th Century Fox in association with Marvel Entertainment presents “The New Mutants,” an original horror thriller set in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants is being held for psychiatric monitoring. When strange occurrences begin to take place, both their new mutant abilities and their friendships will be tested as they battle to try and make it out alive.

Directed by Josh Boone from a script he co-wrote with Knate Lee, The New Mutants stars Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Blu Hunt, and Henry Zaga.

The New Mutants will be released in theaters on April 3, 2020.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news on Jubilee and the rest of the X-Men characters!

Source: Stylecaster

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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