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‘X-Men’ producers mull over solo ‘Mystique’ movie

Because they ingeniously signed up Jennifer Lawrence for a multi-picture deal before she became an Oscar-winning, Tumblr-dominating, GIF-inspiring mega star, the producers of the X-Men series are considering a spin-off movie featuring her villainous, oft-nude Mystique. Lauren Shuler Donner – producer of every X-Men film – tells EW the current regime at 20th Century Fox is much more amenable to […]

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New ‘Wolverine’ movie opening in 2017

Though Hugh Jackman recently cautioned the world about his decaying, mortal body, he will indeed reprise the role of Logan in at least one more solo Wolverine movie. It will be his eighth effort as the character. Fox has announced a March 2017 release date for his next adventure, with screenwriter David James Kelly busy at work building […]

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Hugh Jackman acknowledges the relentless march of time; says Wolverine recasting is ‘inevitable’

Hugh Jackman has played Logan (aka Wolverine) in six separate X-Men movies, and will reprise the role once again in the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past. Though Spider-Man, Superman, Batman, Catwoman, and the Hulk have all been recast (in the case of the Hulk, two times) during Jackman’s tenure, he admits he won’t be […]

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James McAvoy cast as Professor X in X-Men: First Class

James McAvoy has signed on to play a young Professor Xavier in Matthew Vaughn‘s upcoming X-Men: First Class. Professor Xavier was portrayed by Patrick Stewart in the first three X-Men films. He also appeared briefly in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Of course, seeing as X-Men: First Class takes place much earlier than any of these other […]

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Kick Ass director to helm X-Men: First Class

Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, Layer Cake) is reportedly in negotiations to direct X-Men: First Class for Fox Studios. UPDATE (May 5): It’s been confirmed! Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class will open June 3, 2011. Now, back to the story! Entertainment Weekly revealed last week that Vaughn was being courted by Fox to direct the long-gestating film, […]

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Wolverine 2 begins shooting January 2011

source: showbiz411.com The next installment of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine saga is moving ahead, with the great-clawed one heading to Japan. The film will start lensing January 2011. And obviously, Hugh Jackman will return as Wolverine – shirtless, no doubt. The production of Wolverine 2 was pretty much confirmed following the first film’s massive $US87 […]

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Quickflix Charts – The top rentals for November

Alright gang; here are the top 10 DVD rentals for the month of November, as Queued up by you. 1. Angels and Demons 2. Twilight 3. He’s Just Not That Into You4. X-Men Origins: Wolverine5. Ghosts of Girlfriend’s Past6. The International7. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button8. Watchmen9. Star Trek10. Monsters vs. Aliens It’s an […]

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X-tra, X-tra – X-Men Origins: Wolverine DVD review

X-Men Origins: Wolverine – Starring Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber and Danny Huston. Directed by Gavin Hood. Rated M. Originally published April 29, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. So much for a clean slate. After the immensely negative fan reaction towards the 3rd instalment of the X-Men franchise, Fox Studios decided to go back to square one […]

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Wolverine sequel to feature threesomes?

source: mtv.com Hugh Jackman has revealed that the upcoming Wolverine sequel will be even sexier than X-Men Origins – and he was a shirtless lumberjack for most of that! In an interview with MTV at the Teen Choice awards, Jackman tantalised fans by hinting at the tone of the next X-Men film, which will follow […]

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Bryan Singer to return to X-Men universe for Magneto spin-off?

source: slashfilm.com Bryan Singer has told UK mag Total Film that he may not be done with the X-Men franchise just yet, with a possible interest in the Magneto spin-off. Singer received great acclaim for his thoughtful and respectful handling of the X-Men story in the original X-Men film and its sequel X2. He pulled […]

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Wolverine sequel; Deadpool spin-off in development

source: variety.com You don’t sneeze at an $87 million opening weekend and you certainly don’t sneeze at the possibility of THREE $87 million opening weekends. Hugh Jackman has announced that he and producing-partner John Palermo are working on a sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Jackman will return to star as Logan/Wolverine; the role that made […]

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Wolverine grabs massive opening weekend haul

source: boxofficemojo.com The lone wolf wasn’t so lonely at cinemas this weekend. Despite early concerns, movie pirates couldn’t take the steam out of Wolverine‘s opening weekend, as the film rocketed to the top of the U.S. box office with an estimated $87 million haul. The release of X-Men Origins: Wolverine officially kicks off the American […]

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X-tra, X-tra – Wolverine review

X-Men Origins: Wolverine – Starring Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber and Danny Huston. Directed by Gavin Hood. Rated M for action violence. 100 mins. So much for a clean slate. After the immensely negative fan reaction towards the 3rd installment of the X-Men franchise, Fox Studios decided to go back to square one with the origin […]

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Wolverine’s got a milk moustache

source: bodybymilk.com Hugh Jackman appears in the latest Got Milk campaign as Wolverine, promoting the regenerative, bone strengthening power of milk. Just one problem – Wolverine’s entire skeleton is fused to hardened adamantium! Why the hell would he need to drink milk? Apart from the deliciousness of course. Also, milk moustaches on facial hair are […]

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Are you happy movie pirates! You broke Hugh Jackman’s heart!

source: ninemsn.com Hugh Jackman has expressed his disappointment about the leak of his upcoming film X-Men Origins: Wolverine a full month before its worldwide release. Jackman appeared at Sydney Harbour’s Cockatoo Island to screen 20 (completed) minutes of the film to fans and media. He, astoundingly, used a flying fox to evacuate a helicopter and […]

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Final Wolverine trailer an operatic tale of motorbiking mutants at war!

source: usatoday.com The final trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine has debuted on USA Today, along with several character posters. One thing is for certain – Jackman looks hardcore. By clicking on the above image, you will be taken to the USA Today page which features the character images in greater detail. They include Hugh Jackman […]

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Deadpool, Gambit AND CYCLOPS (!) in new Wolverine trailer!

source: traileraddict.com We make no apologies for posting three Wolverine articles in three days. The third aforementioned TV spot entitled “Legends” has debuted online, with footage to really get excited about. http://www.traileraddict.com/emd/8922 Was that really Cyclops in that trailer? Why haven’t we heard about this earlier?! I mean, it was confirmed back in May 2008, […]

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You want more Wolverine? You GOT more Wolverine!

source: traileraddict.com Well, as promised we have the 2nd 60-second TV spot for X-Men Origins: Wolverine. This installment is entitled “Brothers”. This clip focuses on the relationship between Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) and Sabretooth (Liev Schreiber), and I get the feeling this will be the main arc of the entire film. There are a couple of […]

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Young Wolverine kills a dude in new TV spot

source: traileraddict.com Fox has prepped three 60-second TV spots for the highly anticipated X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The first, entitled “Outcasts” has debuted online. The clip gives us a bigger look at Wolvie and Sabretooth as young boys, and the tragedy that sets their lives into motion. But enough yapping. Enjoy! http://www.traileraddict.com/emd/8862 P.S – It’s kind […]

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Wolverine trailer debuts – Not even Ratner could kill this franchise

source: traileraddict.com The trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine has finally debuted online, promising the film we should have gotten instead of X3: The Last Stand. Starring your Oscar host Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Origins examines the Weapon X program that gave him his adamantium claws and thirst for vengeance. It also stars the excellent Danny […]

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