Tag Archives: X-Men films

“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[...]

No more Darren Aronofsky. He departs “The Wolverine”

HollywoodNews.com: Darren Aronofsky is out from directing “The Wolverine” for Twentieth Century Fox. Twentieth Century Fox commented on his departure “While we are of course disappointed that Darren can’t do The Wolverine, we also understand and respect his reasons. ” “As I talked more about the film with my collaborators[...]

Hugh Jackman to present at the Oscars

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Hugh Jackman has been set as a presenter for the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today. Jackman will be seen next in “Real Steel” and is attached to “Wolverine.” His other film credits include “The Prestige,” “The Fountain,” the “X-Men” trilogy,[...]

Hugh Jackman excited to start ‘Wolverine’ with director

HollywoodNews.com: Hugh Jackman is pretty excited to start working on ‘Wolverine,’ especially since he will finally get to work with director Darren Aronofsky. Jackman admits that he has been trying to work with the director since ‘X-Men 3,’ but finally things are working out, states Digital Spy (via Entertainment Weekly).[...]

Darren Aronofsky appeases fanboys with ‘Wolverine 2’ details

HollywoodNews.com: Darren Aronofsky revealed more details about his directorial involvement with Fox’s reboot of the “X-Men” character Wolverine on the big screen. The film which stars Hugh Jackman won’t be a sequel to the 2009 film rather a tale unto itself. Script is being penned by Oscar-winning scribe Christopher McQuarrie.[...]

Hugh Jackman doesn’t have time to host the Oscars?

HollywoodNews.com: Hugh Jackman has apparently turned down hosting the 83rd Academy Awards as he will likely be off filming ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2.’ The actor hosted in 2009 and was asked in 2010, but declined that year as well, states Digital Spy. Now, the Academy has reportedly not decided who[...]

Darren Aronofsky edges closer to “Wolverine” sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Are you ready for a Wolverine adventure from the minds that brought you the brooding, brilliant “The Fountain?” (Um, I am. “The Fountain” is a masterpiece. But I digress.) Word on the street is that “Black Swan” director Darren Aronofsky is inching ever closer to his[...]

Darren Aronofsky helming the “Wolverine” sequel?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is another innovative, high-profile filmmaker about to board a successful superhero franchise? Shortly after it was revealed that “Watchmen” director Zack Snyder would helm a “Superman” film conceived and produced by Christopher Nolan (“The Dark Knight”), Vulture is now reporting that Darren Aronofsky “entered into negotiations”[...]

James McAvoy to evolve professor role in ‘X-Men’ prequel

HollywoodNews.com: “I’m basically going to try and bury Patrick (Stewart’s) performance.” Those fighting words come straight from actor James McAvoy who is playing the younger version of Professor X in “X-Men: First Class” – a role made famous by Patrick Stewart in the film franchise. MTV News had the headline.[...]

James McAvoy, Matthew Vaughn put U.K. spat aside for ‘X-Men’

HollywoodNews.com: “X-Men: First Class” director Matthew Vaughn and the film’s actor James McAvoy are in disagreement over the shuttering of the U.K. Film Council. The organization was instrumental in funding a number of British film productions and spurring the country’s cinema industry. Vaughn supports the closing of the U.K. Film[...]