Back in 2013, 20th Century Fox tapped Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow to write the screenplay for an X-Force movie, but when Tim Miller’s Deadpool concept footage “leaked” online, Fox fast-tracked the Merc With a Mouth’s solo film and put X-Force on the back burner. We still don’t know much about X-Force — is Wadlow also directing it? Which characters will be included in the lineup? Will familiar X-Men characters appear? — but new concept art may give us an indication of where Fox is headed with the project.
It’s been some time since we’ve gotten an update on the new ‘Masters of the Universe’ movie, which ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ director Jon M. Chu was once attached to direct. Earlier this year, Columbia Pictures brought ‘Kick-Ass 2' director Jeff Wadlow in to rewrite the script and possibly even direct the film. Just three days into the new year, Columbia has revealed that Wadlow’s script is complete, putting us one step closer to a new ‘Masters of the Universe’ movie.
After 'X-Force' comic creator Robert Liefeld revealed that 20th Century Fox had a film adaptation of his series "in development," word was that some form of announcement would be made during next week's Comic-Con convention in San Diego. Well, Christmas has come a bit early.
The internet has shown that filmmakers can act directly with fans, and circumvent the official marketing machine. 'Kick-Ass 2' director Jeff Wadlow has shown how far you can go by uploading a clip from his upcoming movie. It offers Aaron Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz starting a fight with Christopher Mintz-Plasse and his gang.
When we last left 'Kick-Ass' in 2010, the film had grossed nearly a hundred million worldwide, and had left a door open for possible further adventures. Writer-director Matthew Vaughn had a modest hit on his hands and moved on to 'X-Men: First Class' - which was a much bigger success.
Vaughn owned the 'Kick-Ass' franchise, so he's been pursuing a sequel, but he's currently tied up with 'X-Men: Fir