Producer Bryan Singer has confirmed the sequel to Fox’s hit X-Men: First Class will be called Days of Future Past, and borrow elements from the classic 1981 story by Chris Claremont and John Byrne.
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Fox has registered “Days of Future Past” with the MPAA, sparking speculation that the sequel to 2011′s X-Men: First Class will be based on the popular, and frequently revisited, Marvel comics storyline by Chris Claremont and John Byrne.
X-Men: First Class and Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn has acquired the rights to Max Barry’s upcoming thriller novel Lexicon.
Matthew Vaughn is in talks with Universal Pictures to make and distribute Kick-Ass 2, a sequel based on the miniseries by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. and the upcoming spinoff Hit-Girl. Jeff Wadlow is set to direct.
Fox will kick off production in January on the sequel to X-Men: First Class, heading off a scheduling showdown with Lionsgate over the availability of The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence.
James McAvoy discusses next X-Men: First Class installment, saying he’s spoken with director Matthew Vaughn about details.
It’s finally been confirmed that Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn has acquired the film rights to Superior, the superhero comic by Mark Millar and Leinil Francis Yu.
Teasing the film’s Sept. 9 DVD release, Fox has unveiled a deleted scene from X-Men: First Class that finds Michael Fassbender’s Erik Lensherr not in Magneto’s helmet, but in a wig, dress and go-go boots.
The Matthew Vaughn-directed prequel topped the U.S. box office but fell short of the other recent installments of the Fox franchise. The studio, however, managed expectations, aiming to match the opening of 2000′s X-Men.
The latest, and perhaps last, clip from the Michael Vaughn-directed film features Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and … a familiar face. Note: Don’t watch the video if you don’t want one of the movie’s “surprise” cameos spoiled.
The Matthew Vaughn-directed film got off to a good start, grossing an estimated $3.4 million in midnight showings at the domestic box office — on par with the $3.3 million earned by Thor, which went on to see a $65.7 million opening weekend.
Twentieth Century Fox has released a lighthearted clip from the Matthew Vaughn-directed film highlighting Sean Cassidy’s efforts to harness his mutant abilities to enable him to fly. X-Men: First Class opens June 3.