Famke Janssen, whose character in "X2" has died, will now evolve a new one in "X-Men 3"
Dutch actress Famke Janssen has signed up to repeat her X-Men role in the movie franchise's third installment. Her role Jean Grey has literally died at the end of X2, and so she's going to play a new one in X-Men 3.
In the movie, which is schedulled to begin shooting this summer, for a May 26, 2006, US release, Janssen will play the role of Phoenix. Other stars onboard for the third installment of the Marvel Comic adventure include Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry and Patrick Stewart.