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Newly anointed 20th Century Fox Marvel guru Mark Millar has had that job for less than a month and in that time he’s already proved his worth in quotes. As is usually with the boisterous comic book creator, he’s had no problem talking about the three main Marvel properties currently in different stages of development at Fox: The Wolverine directed by James Mangold, Fantastic Four directed by Josh Trank and X-Men: Days of Future Past, directed by Matthew Vaughn. And while the first film is already shooting and the second is still a ways off, the sequel to X-Men: First Class should be the next one to go into production.
Millar spoke to SFX Magazine about the film and called it “X-Men” meets “The Terminator,” confirming that it has robots in it. Can you say Sentinels? Also, another Marvel property in development at Fox, Deadpool, gets a brief update from its director, Tim Miller. Read about all of this after the jump. Read More »
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Together with writer Fabian Nicieza, comic artist Rob Liefeld created the character Deadpool, the ‘merc with a mouth,’ in the early ’90s. The character quickly became a fan favorite, and was incorporated into X-Men Origins: Wolverine when that film was shot in 2008. That version of the character, played by Ryan Reynolds, didn’t exactly inspire the same sort of devotion dedicated to the comic incarnation.
Fox seemed to realize that it screwed up Deadpool in the film, and moved to exploit the character with a movie of his own, in which Reynolds would star as a more faithful recreation of the mercenary. Former visual effects guy Tim Miller is making the step up to director with Deadpool, based on a script by Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. We haven’t heard a whole lot about the film in the past few months, but last weekend Liefeld strongly hinted that the studio has shot a chunk of test footage. Read More »
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