16 Sci-Fi Sex Changes
From giant lizards to superheroes and androids, sci-fi and fantasy characters who swapped gender
It was the revelation that Gareth (Monsters) Edwards was set to direct the new Hollywood Godzilla movie that inspired this feature. The news immediately evoked a discussion in the office about Roland Emmerich’s bizarre decision to turn the clearly testosterone-fuelled giant lizard of the Japanese film series into a doting, egg-laying mom for his US version. Not that we needed this proof to realise that Emmerich’s Godzilla was an impostor. It was clear from the first glimpse she was just an iguana with attitude. God may be a woman. Godzilla certainly is not.
Tags: Battle Of The Planets, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, Doom Patrol, Dr Jekyll And Ms Hyde, Dr Jekyll And Sister Hyde, Godzilla, Hot, James Bond, Jurassic Park, Orlando, Red Dwarf, Splice, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Starship Troopers, Terrahawks, The Guardians Of The Galaxy, The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Warehouse 13