Jennifer Lawrence has room on her resume for one more Marvel franchise.

Contractually, "X-Men: Apocalypse" is set to be Lawrence's last on-screen appearance as shapeshifter Mystique. Unless a new deal can be worked out, the once and future Katniss will be free from the house that Charles Xavier built.

Which means her dance card will be open, and what better movie to fill it than with Marvel's upcoming "Captain Marvel," set for release July 2018?

Fans (and the internet) have been clamoring for Carol Danvers to get the big screen treatment ever since Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Several actors are rumored to be in the running (like frontrunner Emily Blunt), and while they would do a solid job in the role, here are five reasons why Marvel needs to cast a member of the X-Men as Captain Marvel.
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