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'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Adds One Millionth Cast Member


Given the seemingly endless parade of stars who have already signed on to appear in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," such as Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Page and Anna Paquin among many, many others, you might think there's no room left for any new additions.

But you'd be wrong, because according to The Wrap director Bryan Singer has added yet another new mutant to the mix, this time in the form of up-and-coming Australian actor Josh Helman.

What, is the entire movie going to just be crowd scenes? Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Wrap

'The Wolverine' Teaser Trailer: The Claws Come Out

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The first action-packed "The Wolverine" teaser trailer is here, and the claws have most definitely come out.

"What they did to me can't be undone," Hugh Jackman, as Wolverine, growls.

"Don't be so sure," comes the reply.

Intriguing! Every time we've been injected with something down to our bones, we've found it to be pretty much irreversible.

In this first look at the "X-Men"-universe sequel for Jackman's adamantine-spiked mutant Wolverine, née Logan, we're heading to the far east. Set after the events of Bryan Singer's "X-Men" trilogy and "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," "The Wolverine" takes place in modern-day Japan, where our brooding hero is taking some time to think, and learning how to wield a samurai sword like a champ to boot. Get More »

Magneto Will Marry Professor X, Sort Of

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Take the coolest thing you could ever imagine happening in the history of nerdery and multiply it by a hundred. No, make that a thousand ... Done? Good. Whatever you just came up with there, it's not even half as awesome as this, so brace yourselves.

Magneto is going to marry Professor X, ya'll.

No, we're not talking about some gnarly new "X-Men: Days of Future Past" plot detail — although that could be an interesting direction for the franchise — this'll be an actual real-life wedding ceremony.

Appearing on The Jonathan Ross Show this weekend, Sir Ian McKellen revealed that he'll be serving as an officiant for Patrick Stewart's upcoming wedding ceremony with thirty-five-year-old songstress Sunny Ozell. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: EW

'The Wolverine' Motion Poster: It's Raining In Tokyo

Raise your adamantine claws if you're excited for "The Wolverine"!

Due out July 26, 2013, "The Wolverine" will follow Logan (Hugh Jackman reprising his roles from the prior "X-Men" films) to Japan, as he travels to Japan to learn about his mutant nature and pick up a few samurai skills along the way. Get More »

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Hugh Jackman to Return to 'Future Past' in New 'X-Men'

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Director Bryan Singer is taking the title of his latest "X-Men" film, "Days of Future Past," very literally.

First he signed up both Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart to reprise their roles as Magneto and Professor X from the original "X-Men" trilogy. And now he's returning to the future past again, as, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Singer is currently in negotiations to bring Hugh Jackman back as Wolverine as well.

Sorry, "Looper," but the award for the best use of time travel in film just got claimed. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart to Rejoin 'X-Men'


They just couldn't stay away: Like a magnet is drawn to a fridge, Sir Ian McKellen will return to his role as the villainous Magneto in the next "X-Men" film, "X-Men: Days of Future Past." Director Bryan Singer announced the return of McKellen, as well as Sir Patrick Stewart as Professor X, via Twitter today.

"Thrilled to announce @ianmckellen118 & @SirPatStew are joining the cast of #XMEN #DaysOfFuturePast #magneto #professorX More to come..." the director tweeted.

He also confirmed that Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy, who all appeared in the most recent installment of the comic book saga, "X-Men: First Class," would all make appearances in the newest film. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Twitter

Our 15 Favorite Lady Villains in Movies


Everyone loves a bad boy. The snarling mustache twirlers get all of the fame and fortune -- the No. 1 spot on movie-geek lists, the Halloween costumes, the cool quotes -- and none of them have to worry about being called a witch.

But here at NextMovie, we're all about the bad girls. We love a lady who isn't afraid to embrace her nasty side in order to get what she wants.

In honor of "Savages" and Salma Hayek's role as a brutal drug cartel leader, we've gathered up the coolest and cruelest women to grace the silver screen. We're a little worried about ranking them, because if there's one thing we know about these vicious villainesses, it's that they don't like competition. But we did. Now, you read. We'll run. Get More »

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GALLERY: Guys Holding Their Balls (in Movies)

Guys really love their balls. They love holding them, whacking them and chasing them with glee. And sometimes, men just like to gaze at their balls fondly. Yes, it's hard to get between a dude and a ball if his mind's set on playing with it.

A recently released photo of Michael Fassbender from the highly anticipated sci-fi epic "Prometheus" got us in the mood to explore this (totally wholesome and impossible to misconstrue) subject matter. So to keep you well-rounded on the topic, here's some great moments between man and man's true best friend.


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Studios Declare Truce In Jennifer Lawrence Tug of War

Jennifer Lawrence in "X-Men: First Class"

Quick, who would win in a fight: Mystique from the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants or Katniss Everdeen?

That's the kind of question that has brought fanboys to blows at Comic-Con before, but for the last month it has also been the subject of a high-stakes battle between Fox and Lionsgate, as both studios need Jennifer Lawrence for their next movie. Luckily for everybody, though, The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Fox will hold off shooting their next "X-Men" sequel until January, allowing Lawrence to star in "Catching Fire" as planned.

Which is a good thing, because in a fight between Mystique and Katniss, there's really only one loser: The fans. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Hollywood Reporter

GALLERY: Our 15 Favorite Women in Black

In "The Woman in Black," Harry Potter himself (or rather, Daniel Radcliffe) takes on the darker side of the supernatural as he investigates a haunted estate and the dark history that brought one of its former residents back from the grave for revenge.

The "Woman" of the title is kind of a pain in the butt, what with all the murdering and all; but not every similarly clad woman is quite so gloomy. Some of our favorite filmic females have donned a dark look for some memorable roles, no doubt bolstered by the fact that black is slimming.

As Wesley Snipes said in "Passenger 57": "Always bet on black."

Filed Under: Features
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