From Annie Hall to the Dude, 10 prequel stories we want to see
The summer movie season sprints out of the gate with “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” the presumptive blockbuster offering fans a look at the backstory of one of their favorite mutant superheroes. “Wolverine” joins a rapidly expanding club including “Batman Begins,” “Casino Royale,” “Star Wars” (episodes I through III) and May 8’s “Star Trek,” that prove movies focused on the early days of beloved characters are definitely a hot trend.
But what about some of the most mysterious and interesting characters outside the sci-fi and action genre? Here are 10 other movie characters whose roots we’d like to know a little more about. —S. James Snyder, Special to Metromix