Matthew Vaughn Reviews, Interviews & More

'Fantastic Four' Reboot Gets Matthew Vaughn as a Producer

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Fox's Fantastic Four reboot is moving along, and getting ready for its March 6, 2015 release date. Though no official casting has been announced for the Josh Trank film, the project just picked up a big name. Matthew Vaughn is now attached as a producer.

'Star Wars Episode 7' Director Rumor of the Day: Matthew Vaughn

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It's going to be a long wait until 2015, when Star Wars: Episode VII finally hits screens, and part of what will make it such a slog is suffering through all the tidbits and casting rumors that will leak from now until then.The latest and biggest rumor is that Matthew Vaughn will be the director of the next chapter of Star Wars.

'X-Men: Days of Future Past': Matthew Vaughn Is Out, Bryan Singer May...

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Whoa, calm down there X-Men fans. Before you start throwing your shoes at your computer screen, let's explain a couple of things to you. First is that Matthew Vaughn will not direct the sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past but instead will be taking on the role of producer. Then who will be directing instead? The answer may surprise you. And no, it's...

Universal Saves 'Kick-Ass 2' From Development Hell

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The journey to Kick-Ass 2 has been a long and arduous one.  First, the film was rumored to be in development, was then officially greenlit, and then quickly scurried into non-development as everyone involved appeared to be simply too busy to film the sequel to the 2010 cult hit.  Now, however, it seems that Universal is swooping in like a caped crusader to rescue the film from the...

X-Men: First Class Gets a Sequel

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This summer, we saw a rare thing: 20th Century Fox making good genre pictures. The home of Star Wars, the last couple years have seen the studio releasing junk like The Day the Earth Stood Still and Wolverine. Films that were so worked over they satisfied few. This summer they made X-Men: First...

X-Men First Class: Movie Review

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The X-Men are back with their latest edition X-Men: First Class, a prequel to all of the other X-men films showing us the origins of the gang. Rest assured that walking into this film you can spit out the awful taste of Wolverine and be excited take everything First Class has to offer. The quite film obviously has a much stronger script,...

'X-Men: First Class' Sequels To Cover Different Decades?

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Anyone who isn’t living in a cave and hasn’t seen the X-Men: First Class trailer knows that the prequel film is set in 1962 during the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis—which is inarguably cool.  And now, according to Dark Horizons, producer Bryan Singer is hinting that the film’s sequels might skip ahead to the ‘70s, and then the ‘80s (because if there’s one thing fans...

Matthew Vaughn Interested in Directing The Golden Age

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Matthew Vaughn just can't stay away from the comic book genre. The director of both Kick-Ass and X-Men First Class is interested in taking on another adaptation: The Golden Age. According to Deadline, Vaughn is seeking the retired superhero team for his next feature and several elderly legendary actors are being...

Watch This: X-Men First Class Movie Trailer!!

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After a long and tedious wait, 20th Century Fox has released the trailer for their comic adaptation, X-Men: First Class. The film is directed by Matthew Vaughn, who was previously hired to helm X-Men: The Last Stand but had to back out for personal reasons. Five years after that travesty, he's making it up to us by tackling the X-Men...

Jane Goldman Says Kick-Ass 2 Not Matthew Vaughn's Next Movie?

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Matthew Vaughn currently has his hands full with the release of 20th Century Fox's X-Men: First Class, but that hasn't stopped fans from wanting to know what's next on his agenda. How about Kick-Ass 2? That's what a lot of people want to see, but according to screenwriter Jane Goldman, that's not happening any time soon.

Matthew Vaughn 'Freaked Out' Over Leaked First Class Photo, Debuts Two More...

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Earlier this week, the internet was buzzing over a photo from director Matthew Vaughn's X-Men First Class. The image featured the main characters, including the villains, wearing vintage costumes from the comic. This would have been a badass image to present to the public if executed correctly. The photo was a victim of bad airbrushing and...

Matthew Vaughn Says Superhero Movies Almost Dead

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Now that Matthew Vaughn is fully on board with Fox's superhero spin-off, X-Men: First Class, he has some wise words to share about comic book movies. According to a recent interview he did with The Los Angles Times, Hollywood has pushed the genre into the ground and he thinks that in a couple of years it will be time for a break -- a huge, no capes allowed...

X-Men First Class Drops Inception-Like Scenes

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Inception is coming off of its third consecutive week as number one at the box office. This could be because a) it's a good movie, b) the competition this summer is extremely weak, or c) both. Either way, you can't deny the amazing mind bending effects or the crazy storyline that goes with them. Since the majority of...

X-Men: First Class Set For June 2011 Release

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Last week we learned that Kick-Ass' Matthew Vaughn was up to direct the comic spin-off, X-Men: First Class. Initially 20th Century Fox and the director were said to be in "talks" but now his involvement has been confirmed and a release date has been set for the film. Vaughn and previous X-Men helmer Bryan Singer will join forces to...

Fox Offers Matthew Vaughn X-Men: First Class

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Kick-Ass must have made quite an impression on the executives over at 20th Century Fox because they've just given the film's director a huge job offer. According to EW, they want Matthew Vaughn to helm the upcoming live action adaptation of X-Men: First Class. This partnership has irony written all over it because Vaughn was originally set...

Kick-Ass: Movie Review

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As I said right after seeing this film at ShoWest, this film does what it says it will, it kick's ass. There are some things that I could pick at if I really wanted to but overall it's a darkly comedic film about fake superheros fighting crime and it's some of the most fun I've had in theaters all year. The tone, the dialogue and the comedic-violence are brilliantly well executed...I was sold...

Kick-Ass Hollywood Movie Premiere Live Stream

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Tonight is the night that Hollywood's elite comes out to watch a bunch of kids curse and kill criminals. We're talking about the West Coast premiere of Matthew Vaughn's new film Kick-Ass that opens nationwide this Friday on April 16th. Below you can watch the movie's cast including Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Mark Strong, and Nicholas Cage...

Amazing Hit Girl Line Cut from Kick-Ass

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Mark Millar, the author of the Kick-Ass comic book series recently spoke a little bit about Matthew Vaughn's upcoming release and some of the changes that had to be made so that the original series would work on the big screen. For the most part many of the changes that took place were to help the structure of adapting the film (so that it didn't want to fall victim...