Kick-Ass director rumored to be in the running for Star Wars: Episode VII with Harrison Ford returning as Han Solo

Collider has posted a report they’re currently labeling as “rumor” that Matthew Vaughn, director of Kick-Ass, Stardust, Layer Cake and X-Men: First Class, is in negotiations with Lucasfilm to direct Star Wars: Episode VII. Acording to the report, that’s the main reason he bailed on the X-Men sequel, of which Bryan Singer is now at …
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James McAvoy to play Professor X in X-Men: First Class

James McAvoy is set to play a young Charles Xavier, aka Professor X, in the Matthew Vaughn-directed X-Men: First Class according to HeatVisionBlog. X-Men: First Class will document the roots of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers. …
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Kick-Ass director circling Bloodshot adaptation?

According to Latino Review, that answer would be yes. Their source claims Kick-Ass’ maverick director Matthew Vaughn is close to choosing his follow-up project, and Bloodshot is on the shortlist. Bloodshot is the Valiant Comics character created by Kevin Vanhook, Don Perlin, Bob Wiacek, and Jade Moede – who’s a former mob killer that’s been …
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Exclusive Kick-Ass movie poster revealed

Right on the heels of the Kick-Ass movie trailer release (SEE HERE), MySpace has exclusively revealed the first theatrical one-sheet for the comic-based film. Kick-Ass hits theaters on April 16, 2010, and stars Aaron Johnson, Chloë Moretz, Nicolas Cage, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Mark Strong, Xander Berkeley, Tamer Hassan, Clark Duke, Lyndsy Fonseca, Omari Hardwick, Michael Rispoli, …
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Major film studios bidding for the right to Kick-Ass

Matthew Vaughn’s Kick-Ass is close to securing a distributor, according to THR’s Risky Business blog. Three studios, including Lionsgate, Paramount and Universal, are currently eyeing the brutal comic-book adaptation. According to the report, the winner will have to pony up a high seven-figure sum, plus back-end residuals. Heavy interest was apparently sparked after the film’s …
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