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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Kick-Ass movie updates: director Matthew Vaughn, Nicolas Cage & footage at Comic-Con, new images and animated sequences

New facts and images are popping up for John Romita Jr. and Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass movie adaptation, which is being directed by Matthew Vaughn. To begin with, Romita opened up during an interview with Comic Book Resources about how the source material and adaptation will likely differ. Apparently, he’s resolved to the fact that what …
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