Posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 by Angie Han
When Bryan Singer announced 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as his next project, he took pains to emphasize that he was “not abandoning the X-Men universe.” And in fact, a new rumor suggests his return to the franchise might come even sooner than we might have guessed. Word is Singer will be back at the helm for another X-Men movie shooting in 2017, due out in 2018. Read More »
At Comic-Con this past summer, fans were given an early first look at X-Men: Apocalypse. The reel showed Oscar Isaac as the titular villain for the first time, along with the young versions of some familiar X-Men such as Cyclops, Storm and Jean Grey. Since then, everyone (who didn’t watch a leaked version of the footage) has been patiently waiting for the trailer to arrive, and now we finally know when that will be.
The first X-Men Apocalypse trailer will arrive with Star Wars: The Force Awakens next month, and it will be a little more than just a teaser. Read More »
Just last week we learned that two new TV shows were in development with ties to the X-Men comic book universe. FX Networks has ordered a pilot for a series called Legion while Fox is working on a show called Hellfire. Only loglines for each of the shows were available when news of them surfaced, but now some new details on the former have come to light.
As reported a few days ago, Fargo series creator Noah Hawley is behind the Legion TV series, and the executive producer recently had an interview where he opened up a little bit about the show, including whether or not it will be connected to the X-Men movie universe. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, September 17th, 2015 by Angie Han
Now that Bryan Singer is done grappling with ancient godlike mutants for the time being, he’s ready to dip his toe into another epic sci-fi universe. The X-Men director has announced his next project will be 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, an adaptation of the classic novel by Jules Verne. Get all the details on the Bryan Singer 20000 Leagues movie after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2015 by Angie Han
May 2016 is going to be a big month for superhero movie releases, and that means August 2015 has been a big month for superhero movie wrap parties. X-Men: Apocalypse has just completed first unit shooting, as confirmed by director Bryan Singer. The news comes hot on the heels of a similar reveal from the Captain America: Civil War team. See the X-Men Apocalypse wrap announcement after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, August 14th, 2015 by Angie Han
So much of what we’ve seen from X-Men: Apocalypse has come from Instagram, it almost feels like Fox should be paying them for ad space. Today, Bryan Singer‘s Instagram account reveals the superhero sequel is shooting in 3D, while Olivia Munn shows off her Psylocke moves and weaponry. More on the X-Men Apocalypse shoot and Psylocke’s skills after the jump. Read More »
Mutants have always fought mutants in the X-Men comics and films, whether as a way to improve their stills, and therefore their chances for survival, or out of deep ideological disagreements. Mutants will definitely be pitted against one another in the film X-Men: Apocalypse, thanks to the efforts of the first mutant, Apocalypse, to gather a cadre of powerful mutants in order to fulfill whatever crazed plan is in his head.
Now Bryan Singer has shared a new Instagram post, one of many from the set of the film, in which Ben Hardy, who plays Angel, takes part (willingly or against his will) in a fight club in East Berlin in 1982. Check that out below, along with some speculation about what it means for the movie. (Slight possible spoilers for X-Men: Apocalypse follow, but there’s nothing below that hasn’t been offically revealed.) Read More »
Back in January this year, X-Men franchise star Patrick Stewart thought that neither he nor co-star Ian McKellen were going to be popping up in X-Men Apocalypse, with the focus on the 1983 versions of the mutants that were rebooted in X-Men: First Class and continued into X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Now a new set photo from director Bryan Singer teases that Stewart might be back in some capacity after all, with the actor seen on set during production. See the Patrick Stewart X-Men Apocalypse set photo after the jump! Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 by Angie Han
For years fans have wondered if an X-Men / Fantastic Four crossover could happen. Now it sounds like the Fox folks have been wondering the same thing. X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer has said crossover ideas are definitely “in play,” though he stopped short of confirming plans outright. Read the Bryan Singer X-Men Fantastic Four comments after the jump. Read More »
At Comic-Con in San Diego, fans got their first look at X-Men: Apocalypse with an early trailer put together just for fans who waited in line to get into Hall H. But the footage leaked online (which producer Hutch Parker says is not a marketing scheme), and millions have now seen the footage showing off Oscar Isaac as the film’s titular villain.
Since then, some official first look photos have surfaced online, and sadly the look of the aforementioned villain has been frustratingly compared to that of Ivan Ooze, the villain from the first Mighty Morphin Power Rangers movie. Once you see it, it cannot be unseen.
But we’re doing our best to march forward and hope for the best from the sequel. Thankfully, director Bryan Singer keeps teasing us with photos from behind the scenes, and his latest is a shot from the set of a destroyed Cairo, Egypt, which just so happens to be where the weather-controlling mutant Storm is from in the comics. Check out the X-Men Apocalypse Cairo set photo after the jump! Read More »