Greetings True Believers, I have some possible good news for all you X fans out there. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rosario Dawson is in talk to join the upcoming film, New Mutants. She would play the lesser known X-Men character Cecilia Reyes and would act as the mentor of the team. Cecilia, in the comic, is a surgeon who also happens to be a mutant. In fact, she is the only member of the X-Men who is a doctor of medicine. Her power is that she can generate a psioplasmic force field around herself.
Dawson is currently playing another comic book character. She plays fan favorite Claire Temple on the MCU Netflix shows, including the upcoming The Defenders. Some have speculated that because of her connection to all four members, it will be her death that will bind the Defenders together. If Dawson joins New Mutants, there is no doubt that said speculation will grow. Considering one is a movie and the other is a series of shows, she could do both if the studios don’t mind sharing her.
I am a big fan of Dawson, so more work for her I’m all for. I think she would do great in the role and I would love to see her work alongside the other talented actresses attached to the film. However, I do think this might be a little redundant for her, considering her current role in the MCU. I will still be excited if she gets casted in the part. Heck, I’m excited for merely the possibility of a live action Dr. Cecilia Reyes.
What do you guys think? Do you want to see Rosario Dawson play Dr. Cecilia Reyes? If not, who you like to see play the good doctor? Let us know in the comments below.