#8 Quicksilver (Pietro Maximoff)
With the same caveat we gave earlier for the Scarlet Witch, there’s a good chance that Pietro Maximoff aka Quicksilver may end up showing up over at Fox in the X-Men, because he began as a part of Magneto’s Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. A speedster could really bring a lot to the Avengers as a team, as well as introduce some new challenges in the visual FX department. There’s also the additional character dynamics brought by Wanda’s over-protective brother who may not like her being hit on by Tony Stark and snuggling up to the android Vision. It feels like it’s been some time that Pietro’s been a part of the Avengers but he was already used in a very incestuous way in Mark Millars’ “Ultimates,” which we have a feeling Disney wouldn’t go for, but otherwise, he seems like a good choice to bring to the movies. He could be played by someone slightly older who could pull off being condescending towards the other members of the cast, but we kind of see Zachary Quinto aka Mr. Spock being able to pull off great Pietro with ease. Okay, fine, we’ll admit that it’s mainly his arched eyebrows, but Quicksilver may as well be a super-fast cross of Spock and Sylar.
(Zachary Quinto photo: C.Smith/ WENN.com)