17 February 2013 12:55 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

With James Mangold's much-anticipated The Wolverine opening on July 26th and Marvel's continued success with solo superhero films, the door is wide open for some lesser-known heroes to take to the screen.  While Logan is easily the most popular and famous of the X-Men, he's able to carry a solo film in part because his character is not defined by being a team player...quite the opposite.  So today we'll make a case for another X-Man who has a fantastic backstory that's not directly tied into the mutant team and possesses more than enough personality to shoulder a standalone film.  Hit the jump to find out more.  Hollywood!  Adapt this: Marvel's ragin' Cajun, Gambit. Last week, I suggested that the comic-turned-video game Turok: Dinosaur Hunter be adapted for a live-action feature, especially since he's never seen any screentime (other than an animated movie).  Gambit has been spotted in a movie once before, »

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