Could Fox be planning to make its own mini-Marvel Cinematic Universe? The rumors seem sure to be pointing that way. According to a report from The Motley Fool, the studios that have Marvel properties to their name – Spider-Man at Sony, and the Fantastic Four & X-Men at Fox – both really want to ride… read more

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It looks like a second Marvel cinematic universe may be on its way to getting a start if Fox has its way. As we all know, it’s a thorn in the side of Marvel that Fox controls the theatrical rights to the Fantastic Four and the X-Men. But if you really want to put the… read more


Apparently Bryan Singer is really excited to be working on another X-Men film and is taking every opportunity he can to share images of the work that’s being done. The picture above showed up in Bryan Singer’s Twitter feed with the message: How many days until @Comic_Con? #XMen #DaysofFuturePast #SDCC While he doesn’t explain the… read more

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Bryan Singer is going to return to the directing chair of the X-Men film series with one of the most beloved story of the series’ entire run. Matthew Vaughn directed the surprise hit, X-Men:First Class, but he has opted t step back for the sequel and serve only as a producer. Stepping in to direct… read more

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The sequel to the successful X-Men: First Class film is set to begin filming in January, but it’s not just because it’s finally ready. 20th Century Fox has been anxious to get the sequel to X-Men: First Class rolling, but it ran into a small problem when Jennifer Lawrence, who played Mystique, went on to sign… read more

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X-Men: First Class may have won the weekend, but it didn’t perform anywhere close to expectations. Clocking in at $55 million, the newest film in the X-Men franchise beat the debut of the original film from back in 2000, but just barely.  Adjusted for inflation, the prequel fell short of the original based on attendance… read more

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The first full trailer for X-Men: First Class has hit, and … it’s not as bad as I anticipated. While I haven’t been thrilled with the 1960’s setting we’ve seen in the X-Men: First Class pictures thus far, I have to say now that we’ve got some context, it’s working a lot better for me.… read more

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X-Men: First Class is continuing to film, but the first batch of images from the movie are seemingly growing by the day. The other day I showed you some of the first images from the upcoming retooling of the X-Men film series, but now even more have shown up that give you some idea of… read more

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While I’ve given up pretty much all hope for X-Men: First Class to actually be true to the comics, I’ve decided to just enjoy the ride.  Thus far the only images to appear online have been unofficial photos taken at a great distance from the subject matter.  Yesterday an image appeared on MSN that was… read more

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The schedule for comic book movies for the next two years has been shuffled around so much that it has become impossible to know when each is coming out. As I’ve been writing about all the upcoming comic book movies lately, I’ve noticed that some have been dropped into the schedule unexpectedly (X-Men: First Class),… read more

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Mark your calenders, kids.  June 3, 2011 will see the release of X-Men: First Class. This long rumored prequel to the successful X-Men franchise finally found a director in Matthew Vaughn who just came off of Kick-Ass.  So, in other words, 20th Century Fox just hired a director who just had a very mild success… read more

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Bryan Singer has announced he will be returning to directing X-Men movies. YAY! The first two X-Men movies – you know, the good ones? – were directed by Mr. Singer, and he has announced that he has agreed to direct the next film, a prequel named X-Men: First Class. This new film is based on… read more

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