Is there any Marvel mutant more misunderstood than poor Dazzler? She’s so often the butt of nerd jokes for her unusual ability to turn sound waves into light shows (not to mention that she was literally created to be a cross-promotional gimmick with a record company, which inherently makes her a sell-out), but over the years she’s still maintained a pretty sizable following thanks to her literal rockstar status. Now, she’s finally getting her chance to wow us on the big screen; according to
Last year, fans speculated that Dazzler might appear in
Of course, she almost
The rumor mill kicked up again recently when a
Of course, as much as we all love Dazzler, it’s hard to account for how she’ll fit into a movie that will ostensibly be about the political dealings of an empire of space birds (no, really). But according to
Here’s the biggest question that’s yet to be answered, though: which version of Dazzler are they going to recreate on screen? Obviously the Farah Fawcett hair, white jumpsuit, and roller skates that make up her most iconic costume spring to mind first, but personally I’m way more into her current
But then again, if
Okay, sure, it’s a little bit Olivia Newton John from the 1982 “Let’s Get Physical” music video, but dig that leather jacket! That counts as “a little bit edgy,” right?
Or, best of all, they could ditch the part of the casting call that wants a “caucasian” actor and go with someone who looks like the original concept art for Dazzler, back when John Romita Jr. designed her to look like Grace Jones. Admit it, that would be cool, right?
What do you think, fellow Dazzlerites? (Can I go ahead and coin that term because the movie comes out?) Tell us about your fave Alison Blaire costume in the comments.