Her history was altered for the big screen adaption where she crossed paths with Wolverine in Canada and was later rescued by the X-Men from Sabretooth's attack.
Actress Salma Hayek, herself a star of one telenovelas, helped bring Ugly Betty (another adaption of Yo Soy Betty la Fea) to the ABC primetime lineup.
La Fea mas Bella (a Mexican telenovela and adaption of Yo Soy Betty la Fea) is one such program.
In 2005, Jessica Alba portrayed Sue Storm in the big screen adaption and again in the sequel.
While this Scotsman's popularity soared when he was cast as the tenth Doctor in Doctor Who, Tennant first came to public attention for his turn as Barty Crouch Jr. in the film adaption of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.