Tag: X-Men

Mutant of the people: Hugh Jackman wants your input on final ‘Wolverine’ movie

Over the last few decades, we have had five different Batman actors (with another on the way), three Supermen, two Charles Xaviers, but only one Wolverine. Of any actor working in the superhero genre today, arguably none own their role as definitively as Hugh Jackman. The Aussie actor has remained a mainstay of the genre… Read More

We all need to calm down: Channing Tatum officially signs on as Gambit

Despite rumors to the contrary, Channing Tatum has officially signed on to play the Cajun mutant Gambit in a stand alone entry to Fox’s “X-Men” franchise.   “X-Men” fans practically broke the internet last week when reports started to circulate that negotiations between the “Magic Mike” actor began to break down. As any Hollywood producer… Read More

Joining forces: ‘X-Men’ director alludes to connection with ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot

Characters from the "Fantastic Four" and "X-Men" comics

Cinematic universes have become all the rage these days, especially in the realm of superhero movies. We’ve talked about this at great lengths before, but it bears repeating: Fox’s “X-Men” and “Fantastic Four” properties have quite a bit of ground to make up to catch Marvel and to a lesser extent, Warner Bros.   They… Read More

“X-Men” franchise to lose two biggest stars

Love them or hate them, superhero movies have held strong as Hollywood’s biggest cash cow for the last decade and a half. Box office performance cannot be denied; four superhero films have grossed over $1 billion since 2000. Even the most critically panned — see “Elektra” and “Green Lantern” — often generate profit.   The renaissance of comic… Read More