There's a fine line between catfight tropes and real empowerment.
I love a good female friendship story. Whether it’s about sisters-in-arms going into glorious battle together or childhood besties who share a pair of traveling pants, I’m there, ready to gobble it all up like magically delicious yet empowering candy. But I’ll confess I have a special place in my heart for a certain kind of female friendship story—one that’s tricky to pull off, yet so very rewarding when done well. Call it the Difficult Female Friendship story.Read More
Earlier this week Famke Janssen, who originated the role of Jean Grey in 2000's X-Men, made an appearance on Entertainment Weekly Radio.Read More
My kingdom for a Comic-Con trailer.
Fox has released some high-definition stills from X-Men: Apocalypse, and the gang sure looks good! What do you think of everyone's vibes so far?Read More
"I'm always Jean. And I'm always the Phoenix. I died. I scattered in a trillion directions. And then started to pull together again, outside the White Hot Room. But I'm starting to see now. Parts of me... Parts of me never came home."Read More
Bryan Singer Releases Photo of Sophie Turner & Lana Condor As Jean Grey & Jubilee in X-Men: Apocalypse
It's a Jean Grey Jubilee!
I can't even handle how great they look as these characters! Bryan Singer posted this photo from the set of X-Men: Apocalypse on his Instagram (which is a much better look than we got the other day), featuring Lana Condor in costume as Jubilee, and Sophie Turner in costume as Jean Grey.Read More
Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner was as happily surprised as we were to find out she landed the role of young Jean Grey in X-Men Apocalypse. She has an inkling why that might have happened.Read More
I didn't think it was possible for us to be more excited about Sansa Grey, but clearly I was wrong.Read More
Storm and Cyclops have also been cast!
Telekinesis is coming.Read More
'80s Sansa is coming.
We see what you're doing, X-Men: Apocalypse. Announcing that you're an '80s period piece and then teasing us with the possibility of Sophie Turner as Jean Grey? You might know how to get The Mary Sue editors reinvested in a franchise, but don't think we won't notice if you eventually punk out.Read More
Things We Saw Today
Things We Saw Today
All this has happened before...
"[Jean Grey] pops up to mock, comfort and advise Logan, much as Number 6 tortured Gaius Baltar on Battlestar Galactica."—The Wolverine director James Mangold, performing a bit of sci-fiception. BRRRRM. Everyone got their tickets for the Psychological Torture Express? (via: Digital Spy) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
Almost Totally Excellent
There's always buzz about when the next PlayStation or Xbox is going to come out, or who's going to win the next presidential election, but have you ever thought about how many more PlayStations, Xboxes or presidential elections you're going to see before you bite the dust? Well, whether or not you have, this original Geekosystem infographic will tell you. By doing a little research, a couple of maths and ignoring a massive number of potential variables like premature death, bankruptcy, game-changing inventions, and the end of the world, I came up with 12 things that you will see before you die. Get ready to get pumped for the PlayStation 11.Read More