Synch, the powerful black mutant able to mimic the abilities of nearby superhumans is set to make an appearance in X-men first class! THAT IS AWESOME NEWS! Synch originally made his debut in the X-men line of books before becoming a mainstay on Generation-X. According to Comicbookmovie
The casting sheet read:
“Thomas: 18-year old mutant and minority rights activist. Mentally mature beyond his years. Can duplicate other mutant powers within a specific range. Male, African-American or similar.”
Sounds like another Black superhero will make his big debut very soon! role? None other than 90’s RnB heartthrob Tony Rich Minor from such hits as “Nobody Knows” which landed #2 on Billboard back in the day and “Leavin”. His previous acting credentials include playing Duke Ellington in the 1997 crime drama “Hoodlum”.
Minor role or not we salute you Tony Rich, make us proud!