X-Men producer reveals secrets of X-Men: First Class, Wolverine 2, Deadpool and more

Empire spoke to veteran X-Men producer Lauren Shuler-Donner, who’s had a hand in every X-Men film to date – along with all developing X-Men projects – during the DVD and Blu-ray promotional junket for X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Shuler-Donner revealed just what’s on tap for the Mutant world, including tidbits on X-Men: First Class, Deadpool and ….

X-Men Origins: Wolverine Ultimate 2-Disc Edition Blu-ray review

When I first watched X-Men Origins: Wolverine, I didn’t think it was nearly as bad as some reviews claimed it to be. Predictable… yes. Somewhat campy… sure. But it was a highly produced movie that was fun enough to watch on the big screen. In fact, I would recommend viewers considering getting the home release, ….

Tempe, Arizona wins hometown premiere of X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Tempe, Arizona’s residents, schools, businesses, and a major cinema emporium are pulling out all the stops to prepare for the World Premiere of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, on April 27, at Harkins Temple Marketplace 16. The Tempe Hometown Premiere will have all the trappings of a mega-Hollywood event including red carpet arrivals, klieg lights, screaming fans, ….

Liev Schreiber to star opposite Angelina Jolie in spy thriller Salt

Liev Schreiber is in negotiations to co-star with Angelina Jolie in the spy thriller Salt for Columbia Pictures according to Variety. Salt follows CIA agent named Evelyn Salt, who’s fingered as a Russian sleeper spy. She evades capture by her superiors – who are convinced she’s intent on assassinating the president – while attempting to ….

Third Wolverine origins trailer now live (Legends)

The third of three new 60-second ads for X-Men Origins: Wolverine has gone live. The spot is titled Legends, and focuses on Stryker (played by Danny Huston) assembling a team of mutants, including Sabretooth (Liev Schreiber) and Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), and glimpses of other mutants, including Taylor Kitsch as Gambit, Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool and ….

Second of 3 Wolverine origin trailers (Brothers)

The second of three 60 second spots introducing X-Men Origins: Wolverine’s back story is now online. Titled Brothers, the new spot focuses on the wartime experiences of Victor Creed/Sabretooth (Liev Schreiber) and Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), leading up to a fateful meeting with Stryker (Danny Huston). A woman is also involved in the dispute between Sabretooth ….

Three-night exclusive reveal of X-Men Origins: Wolverine story-line begins Sunday on FOX

Starting this Sunday, February 15th, viewers across the U.S. can witness the origins of one of the year’s most anticipated films, when Fox debuts an exclusive, three-part reveal of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the first chapter in the X-Men saga, on the FOX net. For this unprecedented promotional event, the studio has created three special 60-second ….

Release dates picked for arthouse favorites Ang Lee, Coen Brothers, Sam Mendes, Jim Jarmusch and more 2009 features

Focus Features has set release dates for movies by some big names in pop-arthouse cinema, including The Coen Brothers, Ang Lee and Jim Jarmusch, along with a Tim Burton-produced animated fantasy simply titled 9, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Below are details I put together on Focus’ crop of features that will be gracing arthouse ….

New full X-Men Origins: Wolverine trailer posted exclusively online

The full trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine was released this morning exclusively to MySpace. No surprise, since Fox, who’s releasing the film, owns MySpace. Doesn’t really matter where the trailer was released. What matters is how good this film looks. What matters is that next year will see the release of some action-packed, popcorn-munching comic ….

The Chicago 10 fight the power

Written and directed by Brett Morgen (The Kid Stays in the Picture), Chicago 10 presents contemporary history with a forced perspective, mixing bold and original animation with extraordinary archival footage that explores the build-up to and unraveling of the Chicago Conspiracy Trial. Set to the music of revolution, then and now, Chicago 10 is a ….

The Painted Veil Update

The Painted Veil is a drama set in London in 1922 about a restless wife named Kitty Fane (Naomi Watts) who, after cheating on her conservative bacteriologist husband Walter (Edward Norton) with a local playboy (played by Watt’s real life bo Liev Schreiber), embarks on a journey to the Far East to battle cholera. The journey becomes an odyssey of sadness and ….