In a summer packed with superhero movies, X-Men: First Class stands out as from the crowd as the best comic book movie of the year.
Actress January Jones has come under scrutiny during her time on the TV show Mad Men. Fans and critics have debated for seasons the extent of her acting ability on the acclaimed AMC series.
So it shouldn’t be a shock that her performance in X-Men: First Class as Emma Frost is receiving some scrutiny as well.
Despite strong critical and fan buzz, X-Men: First Class opened the second lowest gross of any of the films in the popular comic book franchise. The $56 million in box office sales was just barely above the $54 million the first installment earned on its opening weekend.
The Hollywood Reporter has weighed in with a review of this weekend’s X-Men: First Class.
Based on the buzz, it sounds like this one could be worth seeing.
A new trailer for X-Men: First Class has been released.
You can check it out below:
Director Matthew Vaughn is taking a page from director Christopher Nolan’s book when it comes to “X-Men: First Class.” Vaughn tells MTV News that the upcoming film is an origin story that will feel different from other origin stories we’ve seen before.
“This is going to be very different. What I’m doing no one has done in superhero films. It’s James Bond, it’s a political thriller and it’s an X-Men movie,” he says.
The first trailer for the upcoming “X-Men: First Class” has made its debut on-line.
Curious to see what this prequel to the X-Men franchise will look like when it hits theaters? We’ve got a copy of the trailer below.
The odds of audiences seeing Sir Ian McKellan as Magneto again are getting dimmer.
Topping the box-office for the third straight weekend, “Inception” is the hit of the summer season.
Many of us are hoping that the box-office results and the buzz surrounding the film will encourage Hollywood executives to make some changes in the types of movies offered and allowing directors and writers to tell the stories they want to tell without studio interference.
Actress Alice Eve is reportedly in final negotiations to play the role of Emma Frost in the upcoming “X-Men: First Class.”
If a sequel to this weekend’s number one movie, “Wolverine” gets a nod by 20th Century Fox, actor Hugh Jackman already has ideas of where he’d like to see his comic-book-based character go next–Japan. “I won’t lie to you, I have been talking to writers,” Jackman told MTV News. “I’m a big fan of the [...]