“X-Men Origins: Wolverine” — A Variety Review

Variety has posted their review of this weekend’s “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.”  Below is a sample of the trade magazine’s review: Heavily fortified with adamantium, testosterone and CGI, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” is a sharp-clawed, dull-witted actioner that falls short of the two Bryan Singer-directed pics in the franchise but still overpowers 2006’s “X-Men: The Last Stand.” […]

“Chuck” Creator Could Write Next “X-Men” Movie


Josh Schwartz is negotiating with 20th Century Fox to write the next X-Men movie, “X-Men: First Class” according to the Hollywood Reporter. Schwartz is the creative mind behind “The O.C.,” “Gossip Girl” and “Chuck.” The new installment of the X-Men series is rumored to be a prequel, focusing on some familiar X-Men as teens or […]

Get Ready For More of That X-Thang

Without doubt one of the most successful film franchises in Hollywood history has been the X-Men trilogy of movies, and with “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” already getting lots of buzz from critics, the press and fans alike, you know 20th Century Fox has to be considering even more screen time for everyone’s favorite mutants. According to […]

Monaghan Found on Wolverine

The actor who played Charlie for 3 seasons on the ABC hit SF show “Lost” can now be found on the set of the newest mutant film, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” Dominic Monaghan will star as Barnell in the film. His character is this weird mysterious fellow from Wolverine’s foggy past. Barnell, a mutant himself, can […]

Cast for X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fills Out

“X-Men Origins: Wolverine” has lengthend its cast of supermutants, according to Variety. The biggest kudo of the new breed is Ryan Reynolds (“Smokin’ Aces,” “Blade: Trinity”). He will portray Deadpool, an assassin with self-healing abilities. Also on hand are Taylor Kitsch (“Friday Night Lights”), who is set to star as Gambit and rap/hip-hop artist will.i.am […]

Wolverine Update

20th Century Fox gave an update yesterday on the status of the next X-Men film dealing with Wolverine, the character from the comic series, played in the first successful three X-Men movies by Hugh Jackman. This next movie will center entirely on Wolverine and has the unsubtle title of “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” “‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ […]

David Benioff on “Wolverine”

Wolverine is returning to the big screen in 2009. The X-Men Origins story will tell the tale of how Logan became the mutant that he is. Gavin Hood is directing and David Benioff is writing the screenplay. While promoting his latest film, The Kite Runner, David sat down with our good friends over at JewReview.net […]

Top Ten Comic Book films

Movie reviews web-site “Rotten Tomates” (www.rottentomatoes.com) has compiled their list of the best and worst big-screen adaptations of all-time. The top ten are as follows: 1. Spider-Man 2 2. American Splendor 3. Ghost World 4. Spider-Man 5. X2: X-Men United 6. A History of Violence 7. Men in Black 8. Batman Begins 9. Superman: The […]

X-Men 4: The Improbable Stand

The LA Daily News is reporting that a possible X-Men 4 may be in the works. If this holds true then the production is in for a real up-hill climb before it will see the light of day. For those who stuck around after the end credits of “X-Men: The Last Stand,” then this announcement […]

X-MEN Meets Hoped For Goal

X-Men: The Last Stand reached that magic US box office number of $200 million at the conclusion of this week. Clocking in at $209 million the future for the franchise and its sequels still looks rosey even though the film overall did less than was expected by the studio. Following close on its heels in […]

X – The Official Game

X-Men Game Garners Big Talent Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Alan Cumming and Shawn Ashmore will reprise their X-Men film roles and lend their voices to Marvel’s world famous mutants — Logan (Wolverine), Professor Charles Xavier, Kurt Wagner (Nightcrawler) and Bobby Drake (Iceman), in Activision Inc.’s “X-Men: The Official Game.” The game places its players into […]

More Mutants!

Aside from Wolverine, Magneto and a possible bid for an Angel mutant movie, USA Today is reporting that a mutant not featured in any of the first three big X-Men movies is being strongly considered for a future big screen treatment.