Jennifer Lawrence Is Leaving the 'X-Men' Franchise

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Jennifer Lawrence
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Accompanied by mate for life Bradley Cooper (opens in new tab)—but only in a professional capacity!—Jennifer Lawrence said, "It is my last one, actually, yes," referring to her role as a shape-shifting, yellow-contact-lens-wearing mutant in the X-Men franchise.

There had been murmurings about a Mystique spin-off movie (opens in new tab) after X-Men: Apocalypse is released in May, but as of Saturday's Serena premiere, those seem to have been effectively quashed. C'est la vie. At least the news comes wrapped up in three minutes of jokey, ship-them-even-harder-now J-Law/B. Cooper camaraderie. Watch the interview here:

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.