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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Patrick Stewart joins Linda Hamilton, Bruce Campbell and William Shatner at Wizard World

Patrick Stewart, known to fans as “Professor Charles Xavier” in the X-Men film series and “Captain Jean-Luc Picard” on Tv’s Star Trek: The Next Generation, will be attending the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, which runs from June 11-13, 2010 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Stewart joins Linda Hamilton, Bruce Campbell, William Shatner, James Marsters …
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Bryan Singer circling another X-Men film sequel

While attending a panel discussion at the Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea on Sunday, Bryan Singer said Sunday that he’s interested in directing another X-Men film and has discussed the possibility with Fox, according to a THR blog. “I’m still looking to possibly returning to the X-Men franchise. I’ve been talking to Fox …
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Warner Brothers forms DC Entertainment to incubate new comic-based live-action features

Warner Brothers recently announced the creation of DC Entertainment, a new subdivision of WB aimed solely at multimedia development of their classic stable of characters, including Superman, Batman and the many others, according to SplashPage. The new company will be run by Diane Nelson, who previously served as president of Warner Premiere, the division responsible …
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