According to The Hollywood Reporter, the X-Men: Apocalypse and Usual Suspects director is looking at 'top dollar' to helm the movie, in the hope of 'rehabilitating' his image.
Ask ten different X-Men fans who their favourite character is, and you’ll get ten different answers. Too many characters are shoved in (possibly to appeal to as many fans as possible) without proper development, good reason, or memorable moments. Deadpool was a film that surprisingly, lived up to its hype.
The series depicts the adventures of Professor X’s son, David Haller (played by Dan Stevens of “Downton Abbey” fame), with the good Professor himself getting a mention in Season 1. Haller’s powers can be fairly easily explained — he’s a vastly powerful psychic who has to deal with having being diagnosed with schizophrenia at a young age.
The actress-producer discusses the post-modern zombie film and her hopes for the future of the superhero genre.
If Disney does indeed buy Fox, allowing their characters to appear in Marvel Studios films, is this necessarily a good thing?
The Merc with a Mouth will have plenty of crime-fighting company in Deadpool 2. Star Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter today to announce that Zazie Beetz, who plays Donald Glover’s ex-girlfriend/baby-mama on the hit FX comedy Atlanta, has joined the cast as fellow mutant mercenary Domino. Domino first popped up in Marvel comic books in the early 1990s.
By now, the trailers for Logan (in theaters March 3) have made it very clear that this is not a typical superhero movie. Quiet and despairing, light on special effects and heavy on character drama, the third Wolverine solo film looks to be a drastic departure from previous X-Men films, not to mention the Marvel and DC Comics films that dominate the genre. At a December press event last year, I previewed the first 40 minutes of Logan, and I can tell you that superhero films are never going to be the same.
Looks like Old Man Logan started something. Days after the debut of the mournful first trailer for Logan (above), Hugh Jackson’s cinematic swansong as the angry, anguished Wolverine, some vintage X-Men outings are getting a similar treatment to the delight of fans. A couple of inspired YouTube creators have applied the trappings of the Logan preview — a tortured Wolverine, a suffering Professor X, and ominous imagery set to the tune of Johnny Cash’s world-weary “Hurt” — into recuts of Bryan Singer’s 1993 sequel X-Men 2 (a.k.a.
With all due respect to her debut movie — 2009’s Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel — Alexandra Shipp’s second squeakquel sequel is a bigger deal.
It did not take Lana Condor long to break into the movie biz. The 18-year-old Vietnam-born actress won the prize role of the young pyrotechnic mutant Jubilee in the new superhero sequel X-Men: Apocalypse on her third audition… ever. (After two television auditions, it was her very first time trying out for a film.)
Luckily, those who stuck around after ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ had good reason to. 'Apocalypse’s post-credits scene has done what so many others over the year have also, teasing possibilities for a future instalment in the series but it concerned characters most film-goers won’t know a great deal about - so here’s a quick spoiler-filled explainer. The end credits scene returns to the Weapon X facility that housed one of 'X-Men: Apocalypse’s second act action scenes, in which Jean Grey, Cyclops and Nightcrawler attempt to spring Mystique, Beast and Quicksilver from William Stryker’s imprisonment.
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ director Bryan Singer has revealed that he pitched the idea of introducing X-23 - “the female Wolverine" - into the ongoing X-Men series. As 'Apocalypse’ hits cinemas, featuring Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in his penultimate appearance as the character, Fox will naturally be looking for ways to replace him - and X-23 certainly represents one such way. Fandango discussed the upcoming 'X-Force’ spin-off with Singer, also asking him whether Fox had asked for his guidance in regard to replacing Jackman after his final foray as the character in 2017’s third Wolverine spin-off.
Yes, the Australian is one of the biggest box office stars in the world, but that’s largely thanks to his multiple appearances as Wolverine across the X-Men universe. Berry’s lengthy career adds ballast to her box office total, but other than playing Storm, it’s being Jinx in Bond flick ‘Die Another Day’ and ‘The Flintstones’ that put her this high on the list.
“This will all be over soon, gentlemen.” That line is Sir Patrick Stewart’s favorite from his acclaimed new thriller, Green Room, because of the delicious double meaning it carries. As Darcy Banker, Stewart is issuing those words of comfort to a punk band being held captive in a rural Oregon hole-in-the-wall after witnessing a murder at the hands of Neo-Nazis running the club. The line also sums up the sheer terror produced by Stewart’s character, the club’s calm, but extremely cold-blooded, owner who shows up to make the night a living hell in the taut, gory, and unpredictable film from Blue Ruin writer-director Jeremy Saulnier.
‘Captain America: Civil War’ may be getting some of the best reviews Marvel’s ever had, but that doesn’t mean comic book fans have always appreciated film company attempts to put their heroes on-screen. ’X-Men 3’ is a disaster, the Phoenix saga it touches on is one of the best-ever arcs,” says comic fan Andy Welch, alluding to the iconic 1980 Dark Phoenix storyline which saw Jean Grey (Famke Janssen) go bad.