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Delaying the inevitable – “Jack the Giant Slayer”

As most of you know, Warner Bros. intended to release Bryan Singer’s Jack the Giant Killer in June of 2012 before pulling it from release, ordering reshoots and the like, and calling it a more kid-friendly Jack the Giant Slayer. I don’t know what the film’s budget was prior to[...]

“Jack the Giant Slayer” bombs!

Pretty much everything I said last March about John Carter applies to Jack the Giant Slayer. There are a few differences. Jack and the Beanstalk is technically a well-known property and Bryan Singer had the live-action track record that Andrew Stanton did not. But otherwise it is pretty much the[...]

Ian McShane boards Singer’s “Giant Killer”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: He’s about to terrorize Johnny Depp in the next “Pirates of the Caribbean” adventure. Now it appears Ian McShane has his next job locked up, as well. McShane will play Blackbeard, rival to Depp’s Jack Sparrow, in Rob Marshall’s “On Stranger Tides,” which arrives in theaters[...]

Bryan Singer will produce, but not direct, “X-Men” prequel

Bryan Singer’s reunion with his mighty mutant superheroes isn’t meant to be. While the director of the first two “X-Men” adaptations was set to return to the franchise for 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men: First Class,” circumstances have led to Singer departing the project’s director’s chair but staying on as a[...]