To say there are a lot of rumored options to direct Star Wars VII would be an understatement. But if one slip of the tongue is to be believed, the job might already be filled. Did Matthew Vaughn's (X-Men: First Class) buddy just spill the beans?
After Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass) dropped out of X-Men Days of Future Past, the big rumor was that he was clearing his schedule to direct Star Wars: Episode VII. Not so, says Fox consultant Mark Millar. So why did he drop out of the X-Men sequel?
So it begins. As soon as word broke that a new Star Wars was in the works, you just knew the rumor mill was going to start churning about potential directors. So what do you think about Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass)?
X-Men: Days of Future Past has been dealt a rough hand. The sequel to last year's X-Men: First Class has lost its director. Matthew Vaughn was expected to return for the follow-up, but has since dropped out.
What's Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro's favorite movie? How about Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright? They'd probably be happy to name names if you met them, but thanks to the legendary Sight & Sound magazine poll to name the best of all time, we can read their top 10 lists right now.
The massive commercial and critical success of X-Men: First Class meant we were almost guaranteed to see a sequel sooner or later, we just didn't know when or (perhaps more importantly) if director Matthew Vaughn would come back to helm the project.
Ever since X-Men: First Class became the superhero hit of the year, we've been waiting to hear what director Matthew Vaughn would do next, and more than a few people thought it would be a First Class sequel. Now it seems that Vaughn is instead returning to the work of Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar for not one, but two more comic book adaptations.
There are as many female comic book fans as male ones, yet Hollywood doesn't seem to recognize this. Matthew Vaughn, director of X-Men: First Class, is also oddly unaware that women read comic books. So he's giving women what he thinks will draw them into the theaters: a love song.
There's roughly two months left to wait before the eagerly anticipated X-Men: First Class is released on the big screen, and the ultra cool lair of the Hellfire Club has just been revealed. And it looks pretty darn cool.
With X-Men: First Class well on its way to the theaters, director Matthew Vaughn has his eye set on a flick about superheroes in the sunset of their years: sort of an Expendables with capes.