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Fox still wants Bryan Singer to direct ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Fox is still planning on bringing back Brian Singer to direct X-Men: Apocalypse, despite all of the … unpleasantness. In an interview with THR, the studio’s president of production, Emma Watts, attributed much of X-Men: Days of Future Past‘s box office success to Singer’s return to the franchise. When asked if they’ll keep Singer on […]

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About time – X-Men: Days of Future Past review

By Simon Miraudo May 20, 2014 X-Men movies: always promising, never fulfilling. Days of Future Past – the seventh, for those marking time by this franchise’s release schedule – reunites the cast of Bryan Singer‘s original instalment with the ‘X-Men Babies’ introduced in First Class. It’s probably an exciting prospect for those who were equally […]

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Trailer Debut: ‘X-Men – Days of Future Past’

See X-Men young and old collide in the newly released trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Professor X (Patrick Stewart) and Magneto (Ian McKellan) send Logan (Hugh Jackman) back in time to prevent the catastrophic present from ever occurring. Only problem is he’ll have to convince young Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik (Michael Fassbender) of […]

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First look at Peter Dinklage in X-Men: Days of Future Past

We’ve got out first look at Peter Dinklage as the villainous tech tycoon Bolivar Trask in X-Men: Days of Future Past, and it’s… well, it’s better than we could have ever hoped for. The Emmy winning Game of Thrones star dons a labcoat and a moustache to depict Trask. The image comes courtesy of a […]

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Halle Berry back as Storm in X-Men: Days of Future Past

We knew it was coming, but it’s nice to have confirmation all the same. Halle Berry will reprise the role of Storm in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Director Bryan Singer revealed her casting via Twitter, just as he has with every  other actor affiliated with the film. She joins former castmates Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian […]

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Anna Paquin and Ellen Page back for X-Men: Days of Future Past

Director Bryan Singer announced via Twitter that Anna Paquin, Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore have joined the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past. The trio last appeared in X-Men: The Last Stand, directed by Brett Ratner, playing mutant students Rogue (Paquin), Kitty Pryde (Page), and Iceman (Ashmore). They join James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer […]

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Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen will return for X-Men: Days of Future Past

Bryan Singer is back for more X-Men, and he’s bringing Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen with him. Though the former Professor X and Magneto were replaced by the younger James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender in last year’s prequel First Class, the time-skipping follow-up Days of Future Past will allow both versions of the characters to exist alongside one another […]

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Trailer Debut: Jack the Giant Slayer

The trailer for Bryan Singer’s long-gestating Jack the Giant Slayer has arrived, and the film looks as if it’s cut from the same cloth as all those other recent fairy-tale reinterpretations. A bit of a different take on the legendary fable, it stars Nicholas Hoult as a simple farm boy who joins the King’s army in their battle […]

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Bryan Singer returns to X-Men

Bryan Singer, director of the first two X-Men movies, will return to the franchise and helm First Class sequel Days of Future Past. According to Deadline, 20th Century Fox and Singer closed the deal for Singer to graduate from producer to director following the exit of Matthew Vaughn. The script for Days of Future Past is ready to roll, and cast members Michael Fassbender, […]

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Bryan Singer might replace Matthew Vaughn on X-Men: Days of Future Past

Matthew Vaughn is out as director of X-Men: Days of Future Past with Bryan Singer sitting atop 20th Century Fox’s list of desirable replacements, Deadline reports. Vaughn directed the 2011 hit X-Men: First Class, which resurrected the fledgling franchise after 2006’s questionable X-Men: The Last Stand, directed by Brett Ratner. He briefly bowed out from directing […]

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Matthew Vaughn to direct X-Men: First Class sequel

20th Century Fox has closed a deal with X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn to helm the sequel to their hit superhero reboot, Deadline reports. The announcement comes off the back of the news of Fox production president Emma Watts’ having her contract extended until 2015. As previously reported, Simon Kinberg will pen the untitled […]

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Bryan Singer’s Battlestar Galactica screenwriter promises not to “frak it up”

It’s been more than two years since it was first announced that Bryan Singer would direct and produce a big-screen adaptation of the 1970′s television show Battlestar Galactica (itself rebooted on TV in 2004). Finally, the project has a screenwriter in Anonymous‘ John Orloff. Speaking to the L.A. Times, Orloff insisted fans of the series need not worry. […]

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Kick Ass director to helm X-Men: First Class

Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, Layer Cake) is reportedly in negotiations to direct X-Men: First Class for Fox Studios. UPDATE (May 5): It’s been confirmed! Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class will open June 3, 2011. Now, back to the story! Entertainment Weekly revealed last week that Vaughn was being courted by Fox to direct the long-gestating film, […]

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Wolverine 2 begins shooting January 2011

source: showbiz411.com The next installment of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine saga is moving ahead, with the great-clawed one heading to Japan. The film will start lensing January 2011. And obviously, Hugh Jackman will return as Wolverine – shirtless, no doubt. The production of Wolverine 2 was pretty much confirmed following the first film’s massive $US87 […]

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Wolverine sequel to feature threesomes?

source: mtv.com Hugh Jackman has revealed that the upcoming Wolverine sequel will be even sexier than X-Men Origins – and he was a shirtless lumberjack for most of that! In an interview with MTV at the Teen Choice awards, Jackman tantalised fans by hinting at the tone of the next X-Men film, which will follow […]

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Bryan Singer to direct Battlestar Galactica film!

source: hollywoodinsider.ew.com Universal Pictures have confirmed that Bryan Singer will direct and produce a big-screen adaptation of the 1970′s television show Battlestar Galactica. Singer previously directed X-Men, The Usual Suspects and Valkyrie. The show’s original creator Glen Larson will also act as producer on the project. The 1978 show was rebooted in 2004 by Ronald […]

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Bryan Singer to return to X-Men universe for Magneto spin-off?

source: slashfilm.com Bryan Singer has told UK mag Total Film that he may not be done with the X-Men franchise just yet, with a possible interest in the Magneto spin-off. Singer received great acclaim for his thoughtful and respectful handling of the X-Men story in the original X-Men film and its sequel X2. He pulled […]

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Cruise of the Valkyries – Valkyrie review

Valkyrie – Starring Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy and Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Bryan Singer. Rated M for violence and infrequent coarse language. 120 mins. “Leave Tom Cruise alone!” I’ve been accused on more than one occasion of sounding too much like that guy who posted a video of himself online, begging people through […]

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