RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 135,843
Posts: 5,220,596
Members: 24,231
Currently online: 660
Newest member: pheniks

TrekToday headlines

Kurtzman And Orci Go Solo
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22

Star Trek #32 Preview
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22

Voyager Bridge Via The Oculus Rift
By: T'Bonz on Apr 21

Miles Away Glyph Award Nominations
By: T'Bonz on Apr 21

Q Meets NuTrek Crew
By: T'Bonz on Apr 18

Pine In Talks For Drama
By: T'Bonz on Apr 18

New X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Nimoy to Receive Award
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Star Trek Special: Flesh and Stone Comic
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

These Are The Voyages TOS Season Two Book Review
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > Science Fiction & Fantasy

Science Fiction & Fantasy Farscape, Babylon 5, Star Wars, Firefly, vampires, genre books and film.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 15 2013, 12:22 AM   #16
kirk55555
Fleet Captain
 
kirk55555's Avatar
 
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

I remember her from All Star Superman. I didn't know she actually existed outside of the All Star Superman comic/DVD movie, but I suppose I should have.
kirk55555 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2013, 12:28 AM   #17
CorporalClegg
Vice Admiral
 
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

kirk55555 wrote: View Post
So, you really think they'll write a female Lex Luthor in a mainstream movie or TV show?
Maybe. Someday. Don't write anything off.

Remember, there's been more than one flirtation with the idea of a Gemma/Jamie Bond. And at this point, I think it's only a matter of when than if. And if James Bond isn't immune to a gender flip, then no one is.
__________________
I haven't much to say.
CorporalClegg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2013, 12:54 AM   #18
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

I remember once Mxyptlk switched the genders of every character in a story (except himself - that's what gave it away) which gave rise to Leslie Luthor.
__________________
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2013, 01:47 AM   #19
Greg Cox
Vice Admiral
 
Location: Oxford, PA
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

kirk55555 wrote: View Post
I remember her from All Star Superman. I didn't know she actually existed outside of the All Star Superman comic/DVD movie, but I suppose I should have.
According to the Superman Encyclopedia (which was conveniently close at hand), she first appeared in Adventure Comics #401, January 1971.
__________________
www.gregcox-author.com
Greg Cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2013, 07:20 AM   #20
Dick Whitman
Fleet Captain
 
Location: Behind the mask of Donald Draper
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

Funny that no one asked for links. I got some great land on Krypton to sell if anyone is interested.
Dick Whitman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2013, 02:44 PM   #21
Captaindemotion
Vice Admiral
 
Captaindemotion's Avatar
 
Location: Ireland
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

CorporalClegg wrote: View Post
kirk55555 wrote: View Post
So, you really think they'll write a female Lex Luthor in a mainstream movie or TV show?
Maybe. Someday. Don't write anything off.

Remember, there's been more than one flirtation with the idea of a Gemma/Jamie Bond. And at this point, I think it's only a matter of when than if. And if James Bond isn't immune to a gender flip, then no one is.
Surely the correct way of looking at it is that there has been idle talk in the tabloids etc of a female Bond for nearly 30 years and its never happened! That's a long way from saying that it will happen, much less than it will happen for an entirely different franchise and character.
__________________
Hodor!!!!!!!
Captaindemotion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2013, 03:20 PM   #22
Dream
Admiral
 
Dream's Avatar
 
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

Captaindemotion wrote: View Post
Surely the correct way of looking at it is that there has been idle talk in the tabloids etc of a female Bond for nearly 30 years and its never happened! That's a long way from saying that it will happen, much less than it will happen for an entirely different franchise and character.
The people that want Bond to be female fail to understand the point the character. The Bond movies are wish fulfillment fantasies for the male audience, so making the character female defeats the purpose.

If female Bond sleeps with every guy she meets, I see much of the audience being put off the character. A women sleeping with a dozen guys is not as cool as a man sleeping with a dozen women.

Very glad Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, and Iron Man have the word MAN in their titles. We don't with have to deal with this gender changing nonsense with them.
__________________
=)
Dream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2013, 03:29 PM   #23
Captaindemotion
Vice Admiral
 
Captaindemotion's Avatar
 
Location: Ireland
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

I would have no problem if someone invented a female character who kicked ass like Bond and slept around like he did. I just don't want them calling her Jane Bond or Jamie Bond. Why change an iconic character's gender for the sake of it?

For as long as I remember, there've been occasional silly season stories that Sharon Stone, Catherine Zeta-Jones or whoever will be starring as a female James Bond in the next 007 movie. I don't see it ever happening, much less beig inevitable.
__________________
Hodor!!!!!!!
Captaindemotion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 16 2013, 12:43 AM   #24
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

Gender is inherent in the character of Bond, I think. It's one of the few essentials. Bond must be a British male who is a secret agent and who sleeps with pretty much every woman he meets. Anything else is up for grabs. (Race, for example. A black Bond would not violate a stitch of canon that I'm aware of, and don't even try to tell me that Chiwetel Ejiofor wouldn't own the role.)
__________________
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 16 2013, 01:26 AM   #25
Nerys Myk
Fleet Admiral
 
Nerys Myk's Avatar
 
Location: House of Kang, now with ridges
Re: Alexandra Luthor? Lex female in movie

Dick Whitman wrote: View Post
Funny that no one asked for links. I got some great land on Krypton to sell if anyone is interested.
Most posters dismissed the idea without comment and drifted off into other topics.
__________________
The boring one, the one with Khan, the one where Spock returns, the one with whales, the dumb one, the last one, the one with Kirk, the one with the Borg, the stupid one, the bad one, the new one, the other one with Khan.
Nerys Myk is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:47 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.