James Mangold, the Oscar-nominated writer-director of last year's Wolverine swan song, "Logan," is reportedly in the midst of developing a standalone feature about the Mandalorian mercenary.
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"It would be in the Blues Brothers world," says Jackman of his X-Men musical idea. "Think chicken wire and people throwing beer bottles and him slicing them in half."
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Netflix — in the first company acquisition in its history — has bought Millarworld, the comic-book publishing firm founded by Mark Millar, creator of characters and stories including Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Netflix will develop films, TV shows and kids’ series based on Millarworld’s portfolio.
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Spoof movie series on YouTube takes crack at 'Logan,' finds it not so easy to skewer, calls in Deadpool himself, Ryan Reynolds — who can't add much snark
Hugh Jackman at Q&A for one-night only screening of 'Logan Noir': "I sat next to Patrick Stewart. We saw it for the first time, and both of us wept"
The newly rebranded MTV Movie & TV Awards were handed out Sunday night. Beauty and the Beast won best movie, while star Emma Watson also took home the (newly non-gendered) award for best actor in a movie. Meanwhile, Stranger Things won the inaugural award for show of the year, while star Millie Bobby Brown was named best actor in a show.
Liev Schreiber, who played Sabretooth in 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine,' tells Variety he was set to reprise role in an early iteration of 'Logan'
Logan will be seen in a new light next month. Director James Mangold has revealed a black and white version of the film will be hitting theaters May 16.
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“Logan” is considered one of the finest superhero movies ever made, and director James Mangold is being praised for his work on the film. The final Hugh Jackman Wolverine movie is unlike other comic book films in that it has fewer characters and more personal stakes. This made it look quite different than films from Marvel, DC, or even Fox.
It’s no secret that Logan owes a big tip of the cowboy hat to Shane. X-23, are glimpsed watching Shane in a Las Vegas hotel room.) But Hugh Jackman tells Yahoo Movies that another Western came close to inspiring the ending he initially imagined for his signature X-Man, one that would have granted Wolverine a stay of execution.
Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Kong: Skull Islandroared louder than expected in its North American box office debut, scaling $61 million from 3,846 theaters to beat Wolverine threequel Logan. Kong hopes to restore the world’s most famous ape to glory and build a new film franchise, with a Kong v. Godzilla already in the works. Kong is the second title in their monster universe after Godzilla, which debuted to $93 million in May 2014.
Logan has only two returning characters from previous X-Men movies — Professor X and Wolverine (obviously). According to director James Mangold, he couldn’t find a way to fit in other characters. But the movie almost included a mention of another X-Men character: Jean Grey.
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Wolverine continues to flex his considerable muscles at the box office, with Hugh Jackman’s X-Men swan song Logan already closing in on $300 million in global ticket sales in less than a week. As Marvel fans undoubtedly know, the film is very loosely based on Old Man Logan, an eight-issue 2008 miniseries by writer Mark Millar and artist Steven McNiven. The film distills the Old Man Logan story to its essence: Logan, long retired from crimefighting in a dystopian future bereft of fellow superheroes, embarks on a hazardous road trip with an old friend — a journey of self-discovery in which tragedy spurs a renewed sense of purpose.
Logan marks the end of Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart’s association with the X-Men franchise. Stewart and Jackman originated their roles in Bryan Singer’s inaugural X-Men adventure, which hit theaters in the summer of 2000 and helped pave the way for the Marvel Movie Universe as we know it today. Here’s one secret about the first X-Men that even Stewart didn’t know: Jackman invented Wolverine’s famous put-down of Xavier — “What do they call you, Wheels?” — on the spot.