Back in December, I implored Bryan Singer to not make X-Men: First Class. Apparently, my voice rang loud over the Hollywood Hills and Mr. Singer, susceptible to my limitless influence, decided to go make Jack the Giant Killer instead. With that over, it's now time for me shift my attention and do justice elsewhere...

Matthew Vaughn, please don't make X-Men: First Class.

Deadline had some rumors
, but it's Heat Vision who have the confirmation. Vaughn, fresh off the disappointing box office return for the not-disappointing-at-all Kick-Ass, has officially signed onto the project, a prequel that tells of the early days of Xavier's school for mutant children and how he and Magneto had their little falling out. Fox was apparently chomping at the bit to get him in the director's chair, canceling meetings with an eclectic list of filmmakers (including Louis Letterier, David Slade and Timur Bekmambetov) who were also up for the gig when Vaughn showed interest..
categories Movies, Sci-Fi