Tag Archives: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Anne Hathaway joining Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe in Tom Hooper’s “Les Miserables”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Anne Hathaway reportedly has joined the cast of Tom Hooper’s “Les Miserables,” a lavish adaptation of the timeless stage musical that already has Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe in the leads. Hathaway’s name has been attached to “Les Miz” as a rumor for some time now,[...]

Darren Aronofsky’s Noah’s Ark drama receives financial backing

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofsky should not have this much trouble finding financial backing for his projects. After delivering back-to-back award-winning dramas in “The Wrestler” and “Black Swan,” Aronofsky should have earned enough street cred to get a passion project greenlit. But in today’s unstable business culture, nothing’s a[...]

Hugh Jackman explains why he really works out so much

HollywoodNews.com: With a body like Hugh Jackman’s, it would seem that he really loves to work out, but that isn’t exactly the case here. Jackman revealed to ‘Men’s Fitness’ that working out isn’t a passion of his, states UsMagazine.com. “I don’t really enjoy training. People say it’s addictive, but I’m[...]

James Mangold to replace Darren Aronofsky as “The Wolverine” director

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: The news broke today—Twentieth Century Fox has finally chosen a new director for its upcoming project, “The Wolverine”. James Mangold (“Walk the Line”, “Knight and Day”) will helm the sequel to “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” The studio had been on the hunt since original pick Darren Aronofsky[...]

Darren Aronofsky finds “Noah” financing at New Regency

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofky fans have wondered what the :Black Swan” director would move on to now that he passed on the chance to make a Wolverine movie with his “Fountain” leading man, Hugh Jackman. Days ago, Aronofsky revealed that he’d tackle “Noah,” a dark and edgy take[...]

X-Men First Class Grosses $56 million in its debut weekend

HollywoodNews.com: For better or worse, X-Men: First Class performed like an X-Men picture in its debut weekend, at least in terms of staying power. Like X-Men parts 1, 2, and 4, it had just over a 2.5x weekend multiplier (X-Men: The Last Stand had a mere 2.2x weekend multiplier). Actually,[...]

“X-Men” opens well on Friday while “Hangover” plummets

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Looks like the X-Men will have very little trouble conquering the box office this weekend, and “First Class” will be in first place come Sunday. The fifth “X-Men” movie, which acts as a prequel to the previous four, grossed an estimated $21 million on Friday, putting[...]

Daredevil details from director David Slade

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This may surprise you, but news that Marvel’s blind superhero Daredevil is getting a cinematic second chance has me more excited than, say, the nugget of info that Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been added to Chris Nolan’s Batman sequel. We kind of know what we are going[...]

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,[...]