Fans of the X-Men
movie franchise, as well as those box-office prophets who play the Hollywood Stock Exchange
, will be watching the numbers from this week’s wide release of Layer Cake
Since director Matthew Vaughn will be taking over the series now that Bryan Singer has moved on to Superman Returns
, there are sure to be a lot of predictions made based on Layer Cake
’s success. Already Layer Cake
is averaging a 77% on RottenTomatoes.com
It's kind of like when Joel Schumacher was announced as the replacement for Tim Burton on the Batman franchise. Everyone went into The Client looking for clues as to how he might handle The Dark Knight. Of course, in that instance, we were blindsided since nowhere in The Client did Tommy Lee Jones sport rubber nipples. If he had, perhaps we could have known to some extent what to expect.