If you were still holding out hope that Tim Miller‘s Kitty Pryde movie, code-named 143, would see the light of day, I have some bad news. It looks like the project is officially dead, according to Miller himself. This isn’t entirely surprising, as the movie was announced well before the big Disney-Fox merger threw things out of whack, coupled with the box office disappointment of Dark Phoenix.
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A month ago, a story broke that Deadpool director Tim Miller was likely developing a Kitty Pryde movie for Fox. Now, that story is all-but-confirmed as news comes that Miller and comic writer Brian Michael Bendis are teaming for a “mysterious” new X-Men spin-off called 143.
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Even though 20th Century Fox is being bought by The Walt Disney Company, that’s apparently not stopping the studio from continuing to develop their comic book movie slate.
A new report has emerged saying Deadpool director Tim Miller is currently developing a movie that would focus on X-Men teammate Kitty Pryde, also known as Shadowcat, a character with the ability to phase or quantum tunnel herself and others through solid objects. Read More »
Posted on Monday, September 9th, 2013 by Angie Han
Seven years after X-Men: The Last Stand, Ellen Page has stepped back into her black leather suit to reprise the role of Kitty Pryde for X-Men: Days of Future Past. And she says she’d be happy to do it again, should Joss Whedon call.
The Avengers director has occasionally floated the idea of a Kitty spinoff movie starring Page, with no results to show for it so far. But should he ever get it off the ground, Page says she’d be “so thrilled” to get involved. Hit the jump to read her comments.
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Bryan Singer continues his practice of beating paparazzi and spy photographers to the punch with photos of the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past. The director/producer has used twitter to offer first looks at characters such as Storm, and now he’s given fans the first image of Ellen Page as Kitty Pryde. Well, the first look at the actress as she appears in this film; she first played the character in X-Men: The Last Stand, released in 2006.
In the Days of Future Past comic storyline from 1981, Kitty Pryde is one of the primary characters, as an older version of the character possesses her younger self, and is the method by which the X-Men learn of a possible future in which mutants are interred in prison camps, or, in the case of high-profile figures, exterminated. We don’t know how large Page’s role will be in Singer’s film version of the story, however. She may set the story in motion, and act one link between the two cinematic X-Men casts, or she may have a much larger role. Regardless, see the full pic below. Read More »