Tim Pocock tweeted that X-Men First Class would be filming next year. The "young X-men" movie of course, sparked X4 rumors.
While talking to Slashfilm at the Wolverine Blu-Ray release, Donner doused rumors that X-Men First Class was ready to shoot and it definitely won't be ramping up in February.
But that doesn't mean no more X-Men — Donner coyly mentioned that she's thinking of reuniting the old gang in X4, and possibly putting spin-off team The New Mutants in a movie of their own.
Meanwhile, Gavin Hood, who directed the recent Wolverine film, told MTV he's interested in directing the Magneto counterpart, X-Men Origins: Magneto, which is reported to be in the pipeline. Said Hood:
He's certainly a very interesting character-one rooted in childhood trauma and psychologically complex-and one that was superbly played by Ian McKellen," he said. "There are certain characters in the X-Men universe whose psychological life is strong and fascinating and complex. I think that's why they're appealing to audiences.
It’s hard to find a person who didn’t like 2012’s Dredd, a film that stands alongside RoboCop as the ultra-violent, dystopic film fans needed at the time, but a sequel to the movie hasn’t been forthcoming; in fact, over the past few years, the likelihood of a second outing for Olivia Thirlby and Karl Urban’s chin has hovered around zero. Read more