Matthew Vaughn

New ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Trailer: Colin Firth Leads an Old-School Spy Movie For a New Generation

by Jacob Hall 3 days ago
The new trailer for ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ seemingly has everything you’d want out of a movie. There’s big, crazy action, Samuel L. Jackson acting like a lunatic, adorable puppies, a supporting cast filled with British actors that you love, and, most importantly, the simple presence of Colin Firth. The fact that Firth is playing a gentleman spy in the old school British ‘Avengers’/Sean Connery/James Bond mold is just a bonus.

'Fantastic Four' Acquires 'X-Men: First Class' Director Matthew Vaughn as a Producer

by Jacob Hall February 22, 2013 02:47 PM
For years, comic writer extraordinaire and 'Kick-Ass' creator Mark Millar was a man whose word you always took with a grain (or a pound) of salt. All of that changed when Fox put Millar at the helm of their superhero franchises, using him to help create a unified vision (see: Marvel Studios and Disney). Now Millar's words carry some actual weight! So when he says that 'X-Men: First Class' director Matthew Vaughn is producing Josh Trank's upcoming 'Fantastic Four' reboot, we believe him!

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Almost Starred Chloe Moretz?

by Mike Sampson January 25, 2013 09:06 AM
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There were rumors a few weeks back that 'Star Wars: Episode 7' could have a female lead and now we know where those rumors came from. It turns out director Matthew Vaughn did meet with Lucasfilm about directing 'Star Wars' and he had a very specific idea on who he wanted to star in his version of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' - Chloe Grace Moretz.

'Star Wars Episode 7': Did Jason Flemyng Spill the Beans on Who's Directing?

by Damon Houx November 27, 2012 09:03 PM
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Take this for what it's worth: Actor Jason Flemyng, longtime Matthew Vaughn collaborator, may have spilled the beans on who's directing 'Star Wars Episode 7' -- that being Vaughn, obviously. In an interview he seems to take for granted that Vaughn has the job before somewhat backtracking. Are the beans spilled?

'Star Wars: Episode 7' May Have Already Found Its Director

by Mike Sampson November 05, 2012 01:21 PM
Lucasfilm/20th Century Fox
'Star Wars: Episode 7' has only been a public reality for about a week now but it certainly looks like Disney isn't messing around. If the latest rumors are to be believed, they've zeroed in on a director for 'Star Wars: Episode 7' and are in talks to close a deal. So who is the man who will follow George Lucas? Well if you're a superhero fan, you're definitely familiar with his work.

Bryan Singer Confirms 'X-Men: First Class 2' is 'Days of Future Past'

by Melissa Molina August 01, 2012 10:00 PM
Marvel Comics
Once upon a time, in some fans' far off fantasy, they dreamt of the day where Twentieth Century Fox would come to their senses and make a movie out of one of the best X-Men comic story arcs, Days of Future Past. We're happy to report that it's finally turning into a reality.

Matthew Vaughn Options New Thriller 'Lexicon'

by Melissa Molina May 30, 2012 09:53 PM
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After the surprise success of not only 'Kick Ass' but 'X-Men: First Class,' filmmaker Matthew Vaughn is looking to make a name for himself outside of comic book adapted movies with 'Lexicon.' This isn't just an opportunity for Vaughn to test himself behind the camera but a chance to show everybody what he's really made of as a director.