Comic fans will be happy with this one
I hated “X-Men 3”. Hated it. I’d rather sip blended snot through the straw of one of Courtney Love’s drinking cups than sit through it again. I just thought it was a travesty…. A total waste of Tommy Rothman’s money; and a blemish on what was otherwise a brilliant series of films.
I’ve got to be totally honest and say I never thought we’d see another good “X-Men” [Universe] movie again. It sounds like Brett Ratner, the guy who screwed up “X-Men 3” (or “X-Men : I can’t Stand” as it should’ve been titled), has pretty much sewn up the deal to direct “Wolverine”, starring Hugh Jackman, so chances of it being good are slim to none.
Some good news, though. A guy who might be able to turn this ‘all around’ has signed on to direct the “Magneto” movie!
David Goyer, the comic-book loving writer/director/fanboy of “Blade”, “Batman Begins” and “The Flash” (well, he would’ve been involved in The Flash had Warners decided his script was too creative… and wouldn’t sell enough toys), has been roped into calling the shots on the spin-off.
The project, which is in the early stages of development, focuses on a young Magneto, the villain of the “X-Men” movies, and his friendship with a young Professor X, and how the two eventually became mortal enemies. The characters would not be played by Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart, who originated them in the series, but by actors in their 20s.
Goyer will be working off a script by Sheldon Turner, says Variety.
So this is great news. The only negative is that the “Wolverine” movie (granted, if they get someone else to do it besides Ratner… we may be in luck!) will be out before “Magneto”…. But this is Hollywood, things change everyday. Heck, yesterday… I found Hilary Duff attractive… I even thought “Bobby” would scoop the Oscars… and Tom Sizemore would find good work again.
- Jetsons animated movie in the works - January 24, 2015
- New poster for Tom Hardy thrilller Child 44 - January 22, 2015
- Rob Lowe playing man of the cloth in new TV series - January 21, 2015
- The Interview hits Netflix this weekend - January 21, 2015
- Stuart Beattie writing high Voltage project - January 21, 2015
- Bruce Willis’s next straight-to-disc dud will be… - January 21, 2015
- The Girl with the Reliable R2 Unit - January 21, 2015
- Lee, Ashbrook, Fenn, Ontkean back for Twin Peaks - January 19, 2015
- Gremlins reboot on pause - January 18, 2015
- Star of new Ring sequel announced - January 18, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.