Will Marvel show up at San Diego Comic-Con this year with Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Which member of The Expendables wants to be in The Avengers 2? Want to hear James McAvoy and Peter Dinklage talk about their roles in X-Men: Days of Future Past? Are Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. making cameos in Kick-Ass 2?
Has Terrence Howard added fuel to the fire in regards to the controversy over recasting his character in Iron Man 2? What did Kevin Feige have to say about Pepper Potts in Iron Man 3? And is Marvel going to make its own circus? Read about all this and more in the return of Superhero Bits! Read More »
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Posted on Friday, March 15th, 2013 by Angie Han
How much bigger can X-Men: Days of Future Past cast possibly get? As the film approaches its spring start, Bryan Singer is scrambling to add still more characters to the already sprawling lineup. Not that we’re complaining.
The latest original trilogy actor set to return is Daniel Cudmore, who played Peter Rasputin a.k.a. Colossus in X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand. Meanwhile, it looks like Chinese actress Fan Bingbing and Twilight actor Booboo Stewart will get in on the superpowered fun as well. Hit the jump to read more.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 by Angie Han
[UPDATE: Coming Soon has now verified that Alan Cumming will not, in fact, return for X-Men: Days of Future Past. It's unclear who they spoke with, but since Cumming was never 100% confirmed for the film this shouldn't come as too much of a shocker. Original story follows.]
Here’s one more to add to the growing pile of returning original trilogy stars for X-Men: Days of Future Past. As has long been rumored, Alan Cumming will reprise his role as the Kurt Wagner, who in the Munich circus was known as the Incredible Nightcrawler. Or so says Cumming’s would-be co-star James McAvoy, anyway. Hit the jump to see what he said.
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Posted on Monday, March 11th, 2013 by Angie Han
Fox has been sitting on some juicy Marvel properties for years, but it wasn’t until the success of Marvel Studios’ The Avengers that they finally started trying to build their own Marvel Cinematic Universe. To that end, Fox brought on Mark Millar to oversee all of the studio’s Marvel films, including The Wolverine, Fantastic Four, and X-Men: Days of Future Past. But it sounds like his role may not be as involved as we’d previously thought.
Though Millar’s done a bang-up job talking up the new X-Men movie in public, in private it seems he hasn’t had much of a hand in the film. In fact, according to Bryan Singer, they haven’t spoken at all since Singer took over the directing gig back in October. Hit the jump to read Singer’s comment.
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Want to see a new image of Superman and Lois Lane from Man of Steel? Where can you read a new version of the Batman origin? Will Mary Jane and Gwen meet in The Amazing Spider-Man 2? When will the Thor: The Dark World trailer premiere? Does Jim Carrey know about Guardians of the Galaxy? Which superhero has the worst villains? And who might be the main villain in X-Men Days of Future Past? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
What did Joss Whedon have to say about a potential Planet Hulk movie? How close did Jim Sturgess get to starring in Guardians of the Galaxy? Is Jim Carrey excited about Kick-Ass 2? Which piece of X-Men history has made its way into X-Men: Days of Future Past? How did Spider-Man influence Oz The Great and Powerful? Has a car company signed on to work with Iron Man 3? And has another super-positive review of Man of Steel hit the Net? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Briefly: Not much to this one, but we’ve now got confirmation that Halle Berry will once again wear a platinum wig to play the mutant Storm for director Bryan Singer in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, March 4th, 2013 by Angie Han
Bryan Singer‘s loaded up his X-Men: Days of Future Past cast with returning stars from both the previous trilogy and the current series, but now there are some fresh faces to get excited about as well. A couple of weeks back, Peter Dinklage became the first new X-Men star when he booked an unnamed villain role. Now he’s being joined by Omar Sy, the French star of The Intouchables. Hit the jump to keep reading.
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