Cast some old film actors as X-Men?

Cast some old film actors as X-Men?

Hard to say, but I’ll give it a shot with the original 5! If you want me to cover other rosters, just let me know. 

So here are my picks!

Anthony Perkins as Cyclops!

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Tony Perkins is an underrated actor sadly typecast in his lifetime, but I think he’d been able to pull off the full dimensions of Cyclops’s characterization; his need to be a good leader and
his setbacks regarding his role as an X-man, and I also think he could convey
Scott’s development into said leader as well.

Jane Fonda as Marvel Girl!

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Has the look of Jean Grey down pat, while also being a damn fine actress.

Christopher Reeve as Beast!

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I’m fudging with with the timeline here, but Christopher Reeve would’ve been great as Beast, since I think he has all the attributes to what makes Beast the character that he is. 

Paul Newman As Angel!

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Again fudging with the timeline here, but Paul Newman has pretty boy good looks all while being able to capture Angel’s development over the years. 

Yul Brynner as Professor X!

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This might be cheating as I’ve seen comparisons before, but I think my decision extends beyond that. Yul Brynner would’ve been able to capture everything about Xavier, both good and bad.