Tag Archives: Matthew Vaughn

Poster: ‘X- Men: First Class’

With the summer quickly approaching, the promotion machines for the highly anticipated popcorn flicks has shifted  into high gear. First up is X-Men: First Class, starring James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender as Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr before they became sworn enemies under their new names Professor X and Magneto.  Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Lawrence, January […]

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‘X-Men: First Class’ Casting News

January Jones is in and Alice Eve is out as Emma Frost in ‘X-Men: First Class.’  The reason? Scheduling conflicts, which is starting to become the “irreconcilable differences” of casting. Also joining the team are Zoe Kravitz as Angel, which she’ll undoubtedly play with androgynous chic considering Angel is originally a male character, and Bill […]

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Edi Gathegi joins ‘X-Men: First Class’

Twilight alum Edi Gathegi is joining the ‘X-Men: First Class’ cast in the role of Darwin, the first bi-racial mutant with the power of reactive evolution. Get it, Darwin? Gathegi, who many will know as Laurent from the first two installments of Twilight, finds himself in great company as recent additions to the ever expanding […]

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Nicholas Hoult signs on for ‘X-Men: First Class’

Ben Walker is OUT and Nicholas Hoult is officially IN as Beast in Matthew Vaughn’s ‘X-Men: First Class.’  Hoult’s been around the industry for a few years, but recently came to prominence with roles in Tom Ford ‘A Single Man’ and ‘Clash of the Titans.’ Hoult will join James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Alice Eve, […]

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Casting news: ‘X-Men: First Class’ scores James McAvoy

James McAvoy is set to replace Patrick Stewart as Professor X  in the Matthew Vaughn directed, ‘X-Men: First Class.’ Now I know what you’re thinking— James McAvoy is like decades younger than Patrick Stewart, but that’s precisely the point. McAvoy would portray a young Professor Charles Xavier, as ‘X-Men: First Class’ is an inception story […]

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Matthew Vaugh set to direct ‘X-Men: First Class’

Now is the perfect time to deem next summer the ‘Summer of Superheroes’, because Matthew Vaughn is the latest director to sign on to comic book project.  Just announced yesterday, the ‘Kick-Ass’ director will take over the directing duties for ‘X-Men: First Class’, which will hit theaters next summer. Matthew Vaughn joins an impressive group […]

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Review: Kick Ass

As cliché as this is about to sound, I must admit — ‘Kick Ass’ was pretty kick ass.  Imagine if Quentin Tarantino had a teenage son who was really into comic books and followed in the footsteps of his talented father. Yes, Quentin Jr would definitely  make ‘Kick Ass.’ Adapted from the comic book of […]

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