The news that Bryan Singer was returning to the mutant fold wasn’t surprising, but it sent a little thrilled wave through the geek community regardless. Question now is: what is he doing with his new film, X-Men: First Class? We know that Jamie Moss has been hired to write, and that Fox is moving fast on this one. Prior statements by producer Lauren Shuler Donner have set up that the film will cover the early days of the original X-Men team, featuring Cyclops, Beast and Jean Grey. Now we know a slight bit more. Read More »
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Last night, Bryan Singer finally confirmed that he has signed on to direct the X-Men spin-off/prequel film X-Men Origins: First Class. THR is now reporting that Fox has hired a new screenwriter to work with Singer on developing the project: Jamie Moss, writer of the 2008 Fox Searchlight film Street Kings. Moss also worked on a live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell for DreamWorks.
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No need to beat around the bush with this one: on the blue carpet for Avatar‘s LA premiere earlier this evening, Bryan Singer offered up a tiny little detail about his follow-up to Jack the Giant Killer. He says he’s signed to return to the X-Men franchise, for the film that will now presumably be called X-Men Origins: First Class. Read More »