Posts Tagged ‘Matthew Vaughn’

Matthew Vaughn Directing X-Men Sequel

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — “X-Men: First Class” was one of 2011’s most successful movies and back in November it was reported that Simon Kinberg would be writing a screenplay for a sequel about Marvel’s most popular mutants. Today, it was officially announced that the director for the [...]

Under Review: ‘The Debt’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Directed by John Madden (“Shakespeare in Love” and “Proof”) and written by Matthew Vaughn (“Kick-Ass,” “X-Men: First Class”), “The Debt” is an American remake of a 2007 Israeli film that takes place in two different eras. It follows a trio of under[...]

Six New Clips from ‘X-Men: First Class’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class” will be hitting theaters June 3. In the past few weeks, we have seen the release of multiple new trailers, TV spots, posters and more and the more I see of the movie the more my anticipation level rises. Charles [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘X-Men: First Class’ (American Trailer No. 2)

— by ADAM POYNTER — As summer approaches, we are seeing more and more material released from some of the biggest movies that will be hitting theaters in the coming months. One of those films is “X-Men: First Class.” Not many were happy to hear that they were rebooting the series, but[...]

‘X-Men: First Class’: Promo Images and a Poster

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Fox has released a slew of “X-Men: First Class” images over the past few weeks. Promo photographs and cover art for Total Film, a picture of Mystique in uniform and a brand new movie poster. Unfortunately, save for the Total Film magazine covers, the renderi[...]

Check Out This Fan-Made ‘X-Men: First Class’ Opening Sequence

— by KYLA DREWETTE — “X-Men: First Class” director Matthew Vaughn has described his new film as “X-Men” meets “James Bond” meets “Thirteen Days.” But some the film’s recent marketing efforts (including a few terrible movie posters), have been rather bland. And with any [...]

See More New Images from ‘X-Men: First Class’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — This is much better. Michael Fassbender (Magneto) and James McAvoy (Charles Xavier) look pretty darn cool. Kevin Bacon — suave. January Jones, appearing very trim in her white leather outfit, still doesn’t do it for me. I really like the suit, however[...]

Mutants Gathering for Registration in Vaughn’s X-Prequel

— by BEN FOWLER — The pupils for Matthew Vaughn’s mutant reboot/prequel/reimagining are starting to take their seats, and it’s an interesting collection of talent that is coming together for Marvel’s new take on Xavier and company. The first name that presents itself is the casting[...]

New ‘X-Men’ Project Raises Interesting Questions

— by ROB COX — This week’s announcement that “Kick Ass” director Matthew Vaughn will helm Fox’s “X-Men: First Class” raises some interesting questions. According to, “First Class” will be an origin story, detailing how Charles Xavier and Erik Lensher[...]

‘X-Men: First Class’ Has Director and Release Date

— by CAM SMITH — While “Captain America” may have been, for a while at least, the most tumultuous superhero movie currently in active development, 20th Century Fox seems desperate to swipe that dubious honor away with the ongoing behind-the-scenes drama that is “X-Men: First Class.[...]

Can Matthew Vaughn Bring ‘Sandman’ to Life?

— by CAM SMITH — With “Watchmen,” the crown jewel in the comic-book medium’s feathered hat, having made the jump to the silver screen, alongside classy adult-oriented faves like “V For Vendetta,” “300,” “Sin City,” “American Splendor” and “From Hell,” filmmakers[...]