Pop Culture Catch-Up: X-Men: First Class (spoilers)

Want to get excited about a new thing, but aren’t completely up to date on the fandom and don’t mind spoilers? We here at Geeking Out About are happy to help provide you with everything you need in order to stay current with your geeky passions in our new column, “Pop Culture Catch-Up.” X-Men: First […]

Bryan Singer comes back to the School for Gifted Youngsters with Days of Future past

The man who arguably made the superhero film genre relevant again is returning to the fold. According to Deadline, Fox has closed a deal for Bryan Singer, director of the first two X-Men films, to return to the franchise for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Originally slated to be directed by Matthew Vaughn as a […]

Posted on October 31, 2012 at 14:19 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Avengers? X-Men? Both, says Marvel President

Well, an interesting complication in the world of Marvel, regarding the debates over which studio owns what characters. HeyUGuys, a British media site, has posted an interview with Marvel’s President, Kevin Feige. While talking about the future of the world of Marvel, Feige mentioned a few characters that are potentially a problem, licensing wise: Quicksilver […]

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 18:57 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Michael Fassbender in talks to play Magneto in X-Men:First Class

The master of magnetism is in the Xavier institute. According to THR’s Heat Vision Blog, it appears that Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds, Centurion) is now in negotiations to play Magneto in the upcoming X-Men:First Class for Matthew Vaughn and Fox. The actor was also being courted to play a villain in the Spider-Man reboot for […]

Posted on June 18, 2010 at 12:05 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Quick Cuts: Paul Rudd is an Idiot Brother, and other stories

Paul Rudd has just signed a deal to be the star of the Jesse Peretz-directed comedy called My Idiot Brother, about a sunshine-spewing optimist who brightens up the lives of his three sisters and overbearing mother. Written by Peretz’ real-life sister Evgenia and her writing partner David Schisgall, the film will start production in New […]

Posted on June 2, 2010 at 08:13 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Matthew Vaughn joins X-Men: First Class

Ready to see Cyclops drop the f-bomb? While that remains unlikely, according to the Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision Blog, Kick Ass’s Matthew Vaughn has signed on to direct X-Men: First Class and the studio has given it a June 3, 2011 release date. While Vaughn has been on and off in talks with Fox, producer […]

Posted on May 5, 2010 at 10:57 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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