Bryan Singer has a new movie on the horizon, 'Jack the Giant Slayer,' but let's be realistic: any lucky sonofagun who speaks to the man while he's out promoting his latest is going to be far more interested in the impending 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.' Thankfully, Singer appears to be pretty jazzed about it, as is evident in a new interview with Empire Magazine, where he touts a truly epic sequel and reveals how James Cameron -- yes, the King of the World -- figures into the project.
Amidst its latest unveiling of a slew of movie images from the upcoming 2013 superhero slate, including the first official look at 'Thor: The Dark World,' Empire Magazine offered a new look at 'The Wolverine' star wearing his Sunday's finest, proving Jackman is equipped to look fierce and strike ferociously any time or place.
Hugh Jackman likes to talk. He likes to talk a lot. You can't blame the guy for getting excited about his projects (he does get to play a superhero on a regular basis, after all), but he's getting close to Michael Caine levels of hype-infused bean-spilling. The Jackman "Talking Things Up Tour" continued this week, with the star answering a few questions about the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.'
'The Wolverine' is poised to set Hugh Jackman back on the path as the loner X-Men Logan before the actor reprises the same role in the now Bryan Singer-directed 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.' But this is not gonna be like 'Origins,' folks. Yes, the film takes place in Japan, but aside from that, James Mangold has revealed this next chapter in the Wolverine saga will have our hero undergo more personal struggles as he traverses through this new world of the samurai.
To help you imagine this new Wolverine, a pic has been released from the film, starring our buddy once again shirtless and ready to tear his enemies to shreds.
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is gonna be one hell of a superhero movie! The first installment of the 'First Class' series -- which starred Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), James McAvoy (Professor Xaviar), Michael Fassbender (Magneto) and Nicholas Hoult (Beast) -- did gangbusters for fans of the comic books, but with the father of the franchise Bryan Singer on board to direct, he's combining these guys with the cast of 'X-Men' movies past to form one giant X-Men blowout. And just in case you were wondering, that also now officially includes Hugh Jackman!
Though we're still a ways out from the release of James Mangold's 'The Wolverine,' this week has been populated with next summer's biggest films announcing themselves through trailers. Though the Hugh Jackman 'X-Men' spin-off film doesn't seem to be unleashing a trailer this week, they have put out a motion poster.
Remember back when rumors of Patrick Stewart returning to future 'X-Men' movies as the beloved Professor Charles Xavier were circling, and then the actor pretty much confirmed them at the Montreal Comic Convention? Well, we didn't realize it'd be happening so soon! Actually... we kind of did, but we thought it would just be him. Turns out, Professor X will officially be appearing in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' along with another well-known character from previous 'X-Men' films.
Director James Mangold is about to finish up production on 'The Wolverine' with only a few more days of production left, so that means we should be getting close to seeing the first trailer, right? After a Q&A with Mangold and the film's star Hugh Jackman, the first Japanese calligraphy-style poster was revealed, and the first official photos emerged not too long before. But seriously, we want to see the trailer!
It was great to hear that Bryan Singer would be returning to the 'X-Men' movie franchise for the upcoming 'X-Men: First Class 2' (dubbed 'Days of Future Past'). We were all thrown a bit off balance when the originally planned director Matthew Vaughn very randomly bowed out, but we feel the 'X-Men' and 'X2' director is more than qualified to handle things from here on out.
However, with all the changes 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' has been through, will Singer be able to pull things together for the initially planned January 2013 production start date? Unless he's somehow acquired mutant abilities to turn back time, the answer is no.
The latest issue of Empire has gifted us with a new image from James Mangold's 'The Wolverine,' (which you can see after the break) but perhaps more importantly is a straight-from-Mangold revelation regarding where exactly this film fits into the 'X-Men' movie universe. Is it indeed a direct follow-up to 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' as previously believed? And will it be consistent with the mythology presented in the other 'X-Men' flicks?