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X-Men: Days of Future Past to focus on Charles Xavier

Nov 22 2013, 10:40am CST | by Bang Movies

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' will centre on young Charles Xavier. While the blockbuster movie features a huge ensemble cast, including the cast of the original 'X-Men' trilogy and the stars of 2011...

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X-Men: Days of Future Past to focus on Charles Xavier

Nov 22 2013, 10:40am CST | by Bang Movies

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' will centre on young Charles Xavier.

While the blockbuster movie features a huge ensemble cast, including the cast of the original 'X-Men' trilogy and the stars of 2011 prequel 'X-Men: First Class', producers felt the film very much belonged to James McAvoy's character as he evolves into his older, wiser self - played by Sir Patrick Stewart in the earlier films.

Screenwriter Simon Kinberg said: ''One of the things we talked about a lot was, 'Whose movie is it?' Because as much as any ensemble movie is about all the main characters, there is a primary point of view or primary arc that you're tracking over the span of the film.

''For us, very early on, we made the decision that it was young Charles' arc and that, really, the emotional story of the movie is watching him go from the guy who's lost his legs, lost his best friend, lost his sister, and in some ways lost his mind, to a guy who will become the all powerful, benevolent Professor Xavier.''

The character is expected to be in a very dark place at the start of the new movie following the events of the 2011 movie.

Kinberg added: ''When you start the movie, McAvoy is really about as far as one can be from the Patrick Stewart that we know from 'X-Men'. We're really watching him take the first big step towards owning that chair and becoming a leader.''

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is due for release in May 2014.

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TORONTO: Patrick Stewart’s ‘Match’ Nabbed for Foreign Sales

Sep 2 2014 4:47pm CDT | Source: Variety

Premiere Entertainment Group has acquired the foreign sales rights for Patrick Stewart’s comedy-drama “Match.” Sales will begin at the Toronto Film Festival. IFC acquired U.S. rights in June. “Match,” which also stars Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard, premiered at Tribeca. Stephen Belber directed from his own script. P ...
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Movie News: Bryan Singer Shares 'X-Men' Tattoo; Watch Antonio Banderas in Superb Trailer for Sci-Fi Thriller 'Automata'

Aug 21 2014 8:05am CDT | Source: movies.com

X-Men: Days of Future Past: Back on June 20, director Bryan Singer noted via social media that he and writer Simon Kinberg had agreed that if X-Men: Days of Future Past made more than $700 million at the box office worldwide, they'd each get their first tattoes. The film has now passed that mark, and so Singer kept his word, bringing along Patrick Stewart as a witness. [Instagram]   Resident Evil: The Final Chapter: Milla ...
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6 weeks ago

Benjamin Walker Scores Title Role In U.S. Premiere Of ‘American Psycho’ Musical

Aug 6 2014 1:53pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: I’m hearing that Benjamin Walker, the much-lauded star of Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter and the loopy historo-musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, has landed the title role in the upcoming U.S. premiere of American Psycho the musical. The role of Patrick Bateman was created on film in 2000 by Christian Bale and starred Matt Smith (Dr. Who) in the recent London world premiere of the show scored by Duncan Sheik, with book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and staging by Rupert Goold. Walker ...
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’80s TV stars sing ‘Let It Go’

Jul 23 2014 12:48pm CDT | Source: popwatch

While listening to Frozen’s “Let It Go,” have you ever thought, “Patrick Stewart and/or a bunch of other ...
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