June 19, 2024 2:43 pm

Janet Jackson Recalls Almost Joining the X-Men as Storm Before Halle Berry
Janet Jackson Recalls Almost Joining the X-Men as Storm Before Halle Berry

Janet Jackson Recalls Almost Joining the X-Men as Storm Before Halle Berry

When the live-action X-Men began to take shape back in 2000, some of the central roles in the film became a hot commodity for some of the biggest names in the industry at that time. One of the characters being brought to life was Ororo Munroe/Storm and several big names were up for the part before Halle Berry ultimately landed the role. One person that came very close to landing the part may surprise you as she is primarily known for being one of the best-selling female music artists of all-time, with Janet Jackson almost playing the mutant with the powerful ability to manipulate the weather.

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​Janet Jackson, who has had a successful acting career in addition to ruling the music charts, had to turn the X-Men role down to go on tour. Read More