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Just a couple of days after we were teased with a snippet of the opening battle scene, we are now being treated with a third and final trailer for Bryan Singer‘s “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” Loosely based on the 1981 Marvel comic arc by Chris Claremont and John Byrne, “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is set after the events of both James Mangold’s “The Wolverine” and Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class.” As opposed to Ellen Page‘s Kitty Pryde in the comics, it is Hugh Jackman‘s Wolverine whose consciousness isRead More
The (contemporary circa 200s) X-Men gear up for a fight in the newest clip released from “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” which sees the mutants in a dystopian future battling Sentinels that look like nothing we’ve seen before. Ellen Page (Shadowcat) debuted the clip at tonight’s MTV Movie Awards, and is seen in the new video working in tandem with the likes of Blink (Fan BingBing) Bishop (Omar Sy), Iceman (Shawn Ashmore) and Colossus (Daniel Cudmore) in fighting back against some of their most iconic foes from the comics. ButRead More
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The wait is finally over, fellow “X-Men” fans! The second full-length trailer for Bryan Singer‘s “X-Men Days of Future Past” has been unveiled today. The film, which is based on the 1981 Marvel comic arc by Chris Claremont and John Byrne, is both a sequel and a prequel that takes plays after the events of James Mangold’s “The Wolverine” and Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class.” In this latest installment, Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is recruited (as seen in the post-credits scene in “The Wolverine”) by Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) andRead More
Ellen Page
Ellen Page, 27, is in talks to play Judith Jacklin in Steve Conrad‘s as-of-yet-untitled Josh Belushi biopic, according to a report by The Wrap. Based on Belushi Pisano and Tanner Colby’s book “Belushi,” the indie is set to chronicle the late comedian’s life and rise to fame in television’s “Saturday Night Live” and in films, such as “Animal House” and “1941.” Jacklin (now known as Judy Belushi Pisano) is serving as one of the producers for the film and was Belushi’s high school sweetheart-turned-wife. Emille Hirsch will play Belushi, whileRead More
Days of Future Past
The trailer for Twentieth Century Fox’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past” has finally been unveiled. Original “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer returns with the latest film that will take place following the events of Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class” and James Mangold’s “The Wolverine.” The film’s epic cast includes returning stars Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Halle Berry, Ellen Page, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Shawn Ashmore, Lucas Till and Daniel Cudmore. Joining the X-Men alum for this latest installment are Peter Dinklage, FanRead More

Posted On October 21, 2013By Rebecca LewisIn Casting

Evan Rachel Wood Goes “Into The Forest” with Ellen Page

It’s been ten months since we first reported that Ellen Page was attached to star in an indie adaptation of Jean Hegland‘s sci-fi novel “Into The Forest“, and today Variety updates with news that the Canadian actress is still attached – and Evan Rachel Wood has joined her as her sister. The story centers on the relationship between two sisters who live alone in a remote Northern California forest, and their struggle to survive after the collapse of society in the not-too-distant future. Patricia Rozema has adapted the book forRead More
Ellen Page only recently wrapped shooting on “X-Men: Days of Future Past” but it sounds like she’s hoping to step back into a comic book adaptation sooner rather than later, joining negotiations for Fox’s “Queen and Country“. The story of a British Intelligence agent whose identity is compromised as she tries to stop an international terrorist plot, “Queen and Country” is being adapted by John Rogers. Variety reports that Fox have “long wanted to give Page a franchise after working with the young actress in various Fox and Fox SearchlightRead More
Relative unknown Australian actor Josh Helman has landed an unspecified role in sequel “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, according to The Wrap. He joins an already overflowing cast that includes “X-Men: First Class” veterans James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult, as well as alumni from Bryan Singers’ 2000s era original “X-Men” films, including Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore and Anna Paquin, not to mention even more new mutants including the likes of Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy and Evan Peters. The film is expected to at least loosely followRead More
Bryan Singer has had a tight handle on the marketing for his “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, mostly by tweeting all casting news and first look photos himself rather than distributing them through a publicity department, and he’s still at it several weeks into filming. Today he gives us our first look at Ellen Page back on set as Kitty Pride, the mutant known as Shadowcat. Mutants past and errr, even further past are reuniting for Singer’s return to the director’s chair since 2003’s “X2.” “X-Men: First Class” alums JamesRead More
Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij made a splash at Sundance two years ago with their micro-indie “Sound of My Voice”, and Hollywood quickly came calling: The screening for their new film “The East” kicked off at the Newport Beach Film Festival with a program director quipping “let’s see what they were able to do with an actual budget.” Well, what they did with an actual Fox Searchlight-sized budget is something altogether more mainstream than their previous effort, with all the positives and negatives that come with it.Read More