Tag Archives: Magneto

“X-Men: First Class” Blu-ray date and details

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In a summer movie season chocked full of superhero efforts – from “Green Lantern” to “Thor” – it’s Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class” that I’m most looking forward to seeing on Blu-ray. Sounds like Sept. 9 will be my lucky day. CraveOnline is reporting that 20th Century Fox[...]

“X-Men: First Class” clip shows explosive action

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Up until this point, the teaser trailers and clips building anticipation for Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class” worked to establish character. They set the stage for a prequel, explaining that a young Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Magneto (Michael Fassbender) were setting up the professor’s school for[...]

“X-Men” scans give mighty look at Marvel mutants

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We are just a few weeks away from the start of the summer film season, which kicks off on May 6 with Paramount’s introduction to the Marvel superhero, “Thor.” Shortly after that, however, another Marvel team of heroes will receive a brand new introduction as 20tht Century Fox[...]

X-Men: First Class Gets a Classy Trailer Teaser

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In contrast to the pomp and circumstance that made up the first teasers for Thor, Green Lantern, and Captain America, X-Men: First Class comes out looking like… a prestige picture? Well not really, but the mood is low-key and the goal is establishing the tone (somber and[...]

“X-Men: First Class” teaser trailer arrives, looks fantastic!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We have an abnormal amount of superhero movie news on the Web site this morning. We’ve had updates on a third “Iron Man,” and fresh opinions on the rebooted Superman. And now we’re prepping for legitimate footage from an upcoming summer blockbuster. “X-Men: First Class” will release its[...]

“X-Men: First Class” adding Riptide to the villainous mix

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I seriously hope tickets to Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming “X-Men: First Class” come with official scorecards. How else will we be able to keep up with the number of mutants expected to be on screen? So far, the mutant roster includes James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier; Michael Fassbender[...]

Bryan Singer reveals new details about ‘X-Men: First Class’

HollywoodNews.com: Details have been vague when it comes to Bryan Singer’s latest “X-Men” movie, “First Class”–a prequel/reboot hybrid featuring the backstories of several characters. In light of this, Singer sat down with AICN recently to clarify just what we can expect from everyone’s favorite mutants when they return to theaters[...]

“X-Men: First Class” cast expands to include Byrne, Platt

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Who isn’t in Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class”? Let’s run down the actors we already know will be in the “Kick-Ass” director’s “X-Men” prequel. James McAvoy is playing Prof. Charles Xavier. “Ingourious Basterds” star Michael Fassbender will play his rival, Magneto. Alice Eve has been cast as Emma[...]

Kevin Bacon tapped to play unnamed baddie in ‘X-Men: First Class’

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Kevin Bacon has become the latest recruit to the Hollywood superhero craze – as an “X-Men” villain. The cult actor has signed up to play an unnamed baddie in the upcoming prequel movie as Brit director Matthew Vaughn fills out his ensemble cast. He will be joined on[...]

Alice Eve in negotiations to play Emma Frost in X-Men prequel

HollywoodNews.com: British actress Alice Eve is reportedly in talks for the coveted role of anti-heroine Emma Stone, known as the White Queen, in the highly-anticipated X-Men prequel “X-Men: First Class.” Eve recently starred in “She’s Out of My League.” Fan reactions to this potential casting have been mixed. What do[...]