If Jennifer Lawrence Leaves ‘X-Men,’ This Marvel Superhero Has Her Name Written All Over It

“It is my last one, actually.”

These are the heartbreaking words of Jennifer Lawrence, speaking with us in March earlier this year, talking about her time with the “X-Men” franchise. According to Lawrence herself, her days playing the proud shape-shifting mutant Mystique are at an end as of next year’s “X-Men: Apocalypse.”

Before you start feeling too blue, there’s still hope that Jennifer’s “X-Men” experience isn’t at an end just yet — a lot can change between now and whatever happens after “Apocalypse” — but it’s worth preparing for the future where her days as Mystique are a thing of the past. It’s an extra bummer, because her last days as Katniss Everdeen are looming, too.

But maybe there’s some good news here, too. Jennifer leaving “X-Men” doesn’t mean she has to leave the superhero scene behind. In fact, there’s one big Marvel character just waiting for someone of Jennifer’s Oscar-winning caliber…

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