Before the movie, these people were close to being considered for the role. Thankfully, perhaps, it didn't pan out as it would have been a whole lot of weird. Check out the list of people who almost made it to the silver screens as X-Men.

Helen Hunt- Jean Grey

Jada Pinket-Smith- Storm

Johnny Depp- Wolverine

Sigourney Weaver- Emma Frost

Glenn Danzig- Wolverine

Rachel Leigh Cook- Rogue

Kate Winslet- Rogue

Natalie Portman- Jubilee

Neil Patrick Harris- Nightcrawler

Ethan Embry- Nightcrawler

Channing Tatum- Gambit