Top Stories

Olivia Munn Reveals Why She Turned Down Morena Baccarin's 'Deadpool' Role

Olivia Munn Reveals Why She Turned Down Morena Baccarin's 'Deadpool' Role

Olivia Munn revealed that the reason she turned down Morena Baccarin‘s role in Deadpool is because she did not want to play the “girlfriend” role.

When she took meetings about playing Psylocke in X-Men: Apocalypse, she wanted to be able to have a fight scene.

“I thought Psylocke was always one of the most lethal characters, and I said, ‘Yes, as long as you’re not using her to be the eye candy. She has really powerful abilities,’” Olivia told American Way. “And they said, ‘Yes, that’s an important part.’ ”

The fight scene could be her monologue,” Olivia added.

X-Men: Apocalypse hits theaters on May 27.

Just Jared on Facebook
Posted to: Olivia Munn

JJ Links Around The Web

WENN
  • Bruno Mars is getting sued because he posted a photo of himself - TMZ
  • Harry Styles rocked the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Just Jared Jr
  • Natalie Portman is opening up about her sexual harassment experience - TooFab
  • Seth Meyers is in talks to host the Golden Globes - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Nick Jonas is ready to dance his butt off at Joe's wedding - Just Jared Jr