"Never say never" is a popular phrase for a reason, and this time, it's Jennifer Lawrence who's using that old axiom in regards to her future with the "X-Men" franchise.
Lawrence made headlines earlier this year when she said that "X-Men: Apocalypse" would be her "last one" playing shape-shifting mutant Mystique. That wasn't entirely surprising, considering the actress has an Oscar under her belt, two other Academy Award nominations, the hit "Hunger Games" franchise, and a slew of upcoming projects, including her $20 million paycheck project "Passengers," co-starring the similarly red-hot Chris Pratt.
But apparently even busy actresses can have a change of heart, as Lawrence appears to have, thanks to some recent comments at Comic-Con. While chatting with Yahoo! Movies alongside her "X-Men" castmates in promotion of "Apocalypse," Lawrence admitted that she's still open to the possibility of returning as Mystique in future installments -- though she's not ready to commit 100 percent yet, either.
"I told Fox not to not ask me," Lawrence said of her involvement in another "X-Men" movie, joking that she may or may not string the studio along. "I kind of want to bait them with a text and then when they call me, I go, 'Don't call me!' and then hang up. I don't know — I love doing these movies."
"I want them to ask me, and then I'm just going to see how I feel in the moment when they ask. It might not make a lot of sense to a lot of people, but I feel like I'll know when they ask. If I get a pit in my stomach and feel like I'm going to throw up, I'll say no. And if I don't, I'll ask how much they want to pay me."
That sounds pretty reasonable to us. Here's hoping for the sake of "X-Men" fans that she's willing to don that blue paint again (or that her packed schedule allows it).
[via: Yahoo! Movies]
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