Days of Future Past indeed: Bryan Singer may direct X-Men: First Class sequel

Deadline reports that X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn has backed out of the sequel, Days of Future Past, leaving producer and mutant movie pioneer Bryan Singer on the short list of possible replacements to helm to much-anticipated follow-up. Singer directed 2000’s X-Men and 2003’s X-2: X-Men United.

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Jaws — Classic shark adventure film still has bite

37 years ago, Jaws made a star out of director Steven Spielberg and the film itself inspired multitudes of young people to become filmmakers, marine biologists, scientists, artists, writers and even movie critics. The movie is largely responsible for the general public’s fear of sharks and the reduction in shark populations over the past thirty-five years. But it has also led to scientific and public interest in the magnificent sea creatures and has spawned pop culture phenomena such as the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week (celebrating its 25th anniversary this week.)

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All of this has happened before, and will happen again …

BackStage.com is reporting that Bryan Singer will produce and direct a big-screen re-re-imagining of Battlestar Galactica for Universal. The movie would stand independent of both the 1978 series and its 21st century remake, even as the latter gets a big-budget prequel TV series on Syfy, titled Caprica. Singer has been attached to a remake of […]

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