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 Friday, July 24th, 2015 by Angie Han
After a couple days away, Superhero Bits is back with tons of goodies! Has a classic X-Men star has been spotted on the set of Apocalypse? Which MCU actor recently hung out with the Suicide Squad? How did they make Michael Douglas look so young in Ant-Man? Does Brian Michael Bendis like Netflix’s Jessica Jones? Ever wonder what the Marvel superheroes would look like as dogs? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
The new film from Blue Ruin director Jeremy Saulnier is called Green Room, and knowledge of the premise and cast was enough to place the film as number two on my “most anticipated of 2015” list, right behind Mad Max: Fury Road. The story features a punk band trapped in a backwater venue after playing an ill-advised gig, and essentially under siege from a racist gang. Patrick Stewart leads the cast as the leader of the bad guys, and Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Joe Cole, Callum Turner, Mark Webber, and Macon Blair all have parts too.
Green Room premiered at Cannes over the weekend to great acclaim, and along with the first review comments we’ve got an excellent clip from the film. Read More »
X-Men Days of Future Past wiped most of Bryan Singer‘s X-Men universe slate clean. He’s now filming X-Men: Apocalypse, which has recast younger versions of many of the mutants who feature in his early movies. After that, the next Wolverine film will likely be the last time Hugh Jackman puts on the adamantium claws. Do you see a pattern here?
A new rumor has surfaced that X-Men Apocalypse and Wolverine 3 will shut the book on the world Singer created back in 2000. Then, everything moving forward will be tied to the X-Men First Class world, which would likely include Gambit, Deadpool and maybe even Fantastic Four. Read more about the X-Men movies rumor below. Read More »
Starz has a new two-season, 20-episode show called Blunt Talk debuting this summer, with Patrick Stewart starring as a British TV newsman working in America who, well, isn’t the best when it comes to making good decisions. The first Blunt Talk teaser shows off some of his behavior. Because it’s fun to see Stewart play outside of his now well-established zone as a reasonable leader, you’ll probably want to see a lot more. Read More »
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Now that Spider-Man and Marvel have been reunited, what about bringing the X-Men and Fantastic Four back into the fold? That is something we’ll probably have to wait a lot longer to see, but Hugh Jackman is as interested as any of the rest of you. He was on camera when he learned about the deal between Sony and Marvel, and you may get a kick out of his reaction to the news.
Along with that, another interview with Jackman plays with the recent talk about Patrick Stewart’s Professor X showing up in the next solo Wolverine movie. Read More »
The X-Men universe is growing on the big screen. Deadpool will be out next year. A Gambit movie is in the works, too. The biggest movies to expand that universe, however, will be X-Men Apocalypse on May 27, 2016 and The Wolverine 2 on March 3, 3017. Today, we continue to learn more about the former film as director Bryan Singer offered a cryptic tease about the movie on Instagram.
In a bigger turn of events, Patrick Stewart suggested there are talks of him reprising his role as Professor X for the sequel to James Mangold’s The Wolverine. Read more about Professor X Wolverine news below. Read More »
The return of the elder statesmen in the X-Universe was short-lived. After small but important roles in 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen won’t be returning for 2016’s follow-up, X-Men Apocalypse. Watch the statement and read more about the X-Men Apocalypse Patrick Stewart/Ian McKellen news below. Read More »
Posted on Monday, November 24th, 2014 by Angie Han
Everyone remembers Patrick Stewart had one very big movie out this year, but he also had a much smaller one making the festival rounds. Directed by Stephen Belber, Match stars Stewart as a Juilliard ballet instructor forced to reflect upon his life when he’s interviewed by a married couple (Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard) with ulterior motives. Watch the Match trailer after the jump.
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