Deadline is reporting that Darren Aronofsky’s deal to direct X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2 is close enough to being completed that 20th Century Fox has turned their attention to filming. The site reports that shooting will get underway this March in New York “so the filmmaker and Hugh Jackman don’t have to inconvenience their families.”
David Slade and Robert Schwentke are reportedly vying to direct the follow-up to 2009′s X-Men Origins: Wolverine and according to Vulture, it’s Slade (“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”) that will ultimately be the choice of the studio and returning star Hugh Jackman:
Both men have been approved by the studio’s brass, and though [...]
Variety is reporting that Hugh Jackman is working with John Palermo of Seed Productions on several projects, including development of a sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine. As reported last week, the sequel will focus on the samurai storyline featured in the comic series–the sequel was teased in a roughly 30 second scene after the [...]
X-Men Origins: Wolverine star Hugh Jackman told MTV News that he’s been talking with the writers about the direction of a sequel, should the film perform strongly at the box office, and says that he’d like for it to be based on the Japanese saga in the comic book. Here are some excerpts:
Since a DVD-quality workprint of X-Men Origins: Wolverine leaked onto the internet last month, 20th Century Fox has maintained that the final version would be different. Turns out they weren’t being completely honest.
Ain’t It Cool News is reporting that the final cut of the film is nearly identical to the workprint, with the [...]
20th Century Fox has released a new internet-only trailer for the upcoming X-Men Origins: Wolverine. You can watch it below. The studio has also begun running a new TV spot featuring a voice-over from Patrick Stewart (Charles Xavier in the X-Men films). Watch that after the jump.
MTV has debuted five new character profiles for 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Check out the one for Wolverine below, and head through the jump to see the other four for Sabretooth (Liev Schreiber), Gambit (Taylor Kitsch), Wade (Ryan Reynolds) and Wraith (Will.i.am).
Three new TV spots and three new clips for 20th Century Fox’s upcoming film X-Men Origins: Wolverine have been released online. You can check out the new TV Spots here, here and here. The three clips are featured in a new BBC video on Hugh Jackman’s promo stunt at Cockatoo Island in [...]