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30 May 2014 @ 12:49 am
"I'm working on the body first."  
I have yet to see the new X-men movie, and it will likely be quite awhile before I do, but in the meantime, here is an adorable interview clip of the Magnetos and Xaviers young and old doing impressions of one another:



I have to say, Fassbender's McKellan is pretty spot on.
 
 
 
formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on May 30th, 2014 02:39 pm (UTC)
I love the reactions of Stewart and McKellan at hearing the impressions. They are the coolest of the cool men.
The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on May 30th, 2014 02:53 pm (UTC)
I like to think this is what Hiddleston and Cumberbatch will be like in thirty odd years or so. Total badass best friends. Though I think McAvoy and Fassbender are on their way there, too. In fact, all four of them seem to get on pretty well. UK actor mafia for the win!
formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on May 30th, 2014 03:01 pm (UTC)
Hiddleston and Cumberbatch would totally be the outwardly calm, gentlemanly but secretly crazy and 7 year olds on crack best friends.

McAvoy and Fassbender would be the very much not secretly crazy and 7 year olds on crack best friends.
The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on May 30th, 2014 03:04 pm (UTC)
Ha! This is true! Cumberbatch and Hiddlesotn get ten times more gentlemanly when they are together, and McAvoy and Fassbender are just terrible influences on one another. Perhaps they should come to our tea party and learn how to behave themselves. :-D
formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on May 30th, 2014 03:09 pm (UTC)
Perhaps they should come to our tea party and learn how to behave themselves. :-D

This tea party would have to move to the seaside because clearly Fassbender's animal would be a shark.
The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on May 30th, 2014 03:15 pm (UTC)

This tea party would have to move to the seaside because clearly Fassbender's animal would be a shark.


Yes, this 100% true. I was wondering how we were going to accommodate him. But I don't think our British gentlemen would mind too much having a nice picnic at the beach. It's probably good for faun!Whishaw to get out of his cottage once in a while, and otter!Batch could have a bit of a swim.

For some reason 'Beaver' jumped to mind for McAvoy, so maybe he could invite everyone back to the water for the party.
formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on May 30th, 2014 03:26 pm (UTC)
It's probably good for faun!Whishaw to get out of his cottage once in a while,

He'd still bring a book to read while everyone else goes frolicking but that's just his way.

For some reason 'Beaver' jumped to mind for McAvoy, so maybe he could invite everyone back to the water for the party.

There have already been a bunch of animal!AUs where Erik is almost always a shark. Charles has been a cat, a dolphin, or a rat (thanks to the lab rat comment). Fan artists have already been pretty productive on that front:

http://oldfriends.livejournal.com/254897.html
http://palalife.tumblr.com/image/40746197366
palalife also did one of Charles and Erik as a cat and dog, respectively which is pretty damn cute: http://palalife.tumblr.com/image/36191955676
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The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on May 31st, 2014 03:47 am (UTC)
You were warned!
Replying up here so we don't break LJ, our thread was getting very squashed.

After what is probably far too much time spent on research, I present:

Avenger Daemons

Hawkeye-- Jasna ( pearl kite)
Tash -- Altan (rainbow boa)
Coulson -- Athansia "Attie" (German Shepherd)
Tony -- Demira ( tailorbird)
Thor -- Svana ( some sort of alien sheep loosely like a manx sheep, that can also fly)
Fury -- Chariovalda (black jaguar)
Bruce -- Nemi (qinling panda)
Steve -- Ishild "Issie" (teddy roosevelt terrier)
formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on May 31st, 2014 03:54 am (UTC)
Re: You were warned!
Eeeee!!! No regrets!

Aw. Thor's daemon has horns like Loki. That makes me a little sad.

I like how the colors of Hawkeye and Natasha's daemons seem to complement each other.

Bruce's daemon is perfect! The photo especially!
The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on May 31st, 2014 03:58 am (UTC)
Re: You were warned!
Aw. Thor's daemon has horns like Loki. That makes me a little sad.

I was originally going to give him a Norwegian Lynx, but it looked too much like a caracal. So now I think their daemons look like each other a little. I thought giving Thor an animal that head butts would suit him.


Bruce's daemon is perfect! The photo especially!


Qinling pandas literally look like men in panda suits. So much so, I had to check three times to make sure it was not, in fact, a man in a panda suit.

formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on May 31st, 2014 04:01 am (UTC)
Re: You were warned!
So much so, I had to check three times to make sure it was not, in fact, a man in a panda suit.

"Really, Bob? Again? I thought we agreed no more panda suit."
"But it's so comfortable and warm."
"People are taking pictures!"
The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on May 31st, 2014 04:02 am (UTC)
Re: You were warned!
HAHA! And thus, a whole subpecies of panda was born.

But seriously. Is that not a man in a panda suit?
formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on May 31st, 2014 04:04 am (UTC)
Re: You were warned!
The fact that they're brown and white makes it seem more like a panda suit rather than an actual live panda. It's so weird! That and the way they sit seems very person, not panda.
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aelfgyfu_meadaelfgyfu_mead on May 30th, 2014 05:19 pm (UTC)
Fassbender's a little uncanny there. And I love McKellan's "I'm working on the body first," which I guess you did too, since you used it as the title!
The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on May 30th, 2014 08:26 pm (UTC)
It seems that most actors are pretty good at impressions. Probably from pretending to be their favourites when they were little.

Yes, I loved McKellan's change to Fassbender's alpha male pose.

I feel like Fassbender is a little more in awe of McKellan than McAvoy is of Stewart. McAvoy seems very comfortable with Stewart, where as Fassbender has just the slight air of speaking to an elder statesman.