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Jason Flemyng Cast As “Azazel” In Matthew Vaughn’s ‘X-Men: First Class’

Jason Flemyng Cast As “Azazel” In Matthew Vaughn’s ‘X-Men: First Class’

X-Men: First Class has added yet another new cast member. According to ComingSoon.net, actor Jason Flemyng has been cast as the villain, Azazel. In the Marvel universe, Azazel is Nightcrawler’s father and made his first appearance in “Uncanny X-Men #428 in a storyline called “The Draco” where we finally learned that Kurt Wagner a.k.a Nightcrawler was the son of the lead of an ancient race of mutants, from biblical times no less, who looked like demons and who could teleport by opening portals into other dimensions.”

X-Men: First Class, which is directed by Matthew Vaughn, also features the acting talents of James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence, Edi Gathegi, Kevin Bacon and Michael Fassbender. The film which will chart the epic beginning of the “X-Men” saga and follow Xavier and Magneto, who turn from being close friends and allies, into bitter enemies.

X-Men: First Class is currently set to explode onto screens on June 3, 2011.

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Kevin Bacon and Jennifer Lawrence Join The Cast of ‘X-Men: First Class’

Kevin Bacon and Jennifer Lawrence Join The Cast of ‘X-Men: First Class’

The cast of X-Men: First Class continues to grow! Variety reports that Kevin Bacon has signed on to star as the as-of-yet unspecified villain of the film. Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone) has also joined the cast where she will play Mystique (a role that Rebecca Romijn played in the first three films of the franchise). The actors join the previously announced Michael Fassbender as “Magneto” and James McAvoy as “Professor X”.

Matthew Vaughn is directing the film which will chart the epic beginning of the “X-Men” saga and follow Xavier and Magneto, who turn from being close friends and allies, into bitter enemies.

X-Men: First Class is currently set to explode onto screens on June 3, 2011.

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Alice Eve Joins The Cast of ‘X-Men: First Class’ As Emma Frost

Alice Eve Joins The Cast of ‘X-Men: First Class’ As Emma Frost

Alice Eve has been cast as “Emma Frost” in Matthew Vaughn’s highly anticipated superhero flick X-Men: First Class.

The actress joins the previously announced Michael Fassbender as “Magneto” and James McAvoy as “Professor X”.

The film will chart the epic beginning of the “X-Men” saga and follow Xavier and Magneto, who turn from being close friends and allies, into bitter enemies.

X-Men: First Class is currently set to explode onto screens on June 3, 2011.

In comics lore, Frost was originally a villain called the White Queen who eventually became a member of X-Men, then a teacher at Xavier’s School of Gifted Students.

Source: THR

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Michael Fassbender Joins The Cast of ‘X-Men: First Class’ As Magneto

Michael Fassbender Joins The Cast of ‘X-Men: First Class’ As Magneto

Michael Fassbender has officially been chosen to star as Magento in Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming X-Men: First Class film.

Fassbender will star opposite James McAvoy, who has previously signed to play Charles Xavier aka Professor X, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Fassbender’s recent on screen exploits include roles in Jonah Hex, Inglourious Basterds and 300. The young actor will next appear in Neil Marshall‘s highly anticipated film, Centurion, which hits screens in limited release on August 27th, 2010.

The film will chart the epic beginning of the “X-Men” saga and follow Xavier and Magneto, who turn from being close friends and allies, into bitter enemies. X-Men: First Class is currently set to explode onto screens on June 3, 2011.

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Columbia Pictures Fires Up Sequel To ‘Ghost Rider’

Columbia Pictures Fires Up Sequel To ‘Ghost Rider’

Columbia Pictures has officially fired up the sequel to ‘Ghost Rider’. Variety reports that Nicholas Cage is reportedly in talks with the studio to reprise his role as the title character.

The dynamic duo of Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, best known for their films ‘Crank’ and ‘Gamer’, are set to direct. Scott Gimple and Seth Hoffman penned the sequel screenplay, which is based on a story by David Goyer.

Neveldine and Taylor were originally set to direct ‘Jonah Hex’, which hits theaters next month, but dropped out reportedly due to “creative differences”. It was speculated that the duo wanted a darker take on ‘Jonah Hex’, while the studio wanted to go a different route.

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Explosive New Trailer For ‘Jonah Hex’ Unleashed!

Explosive New Trailer For ‘Jonah Hex’ Unleashed!

A brand new trailer for Jonah Hex has hit the web! The flick is based on the 1970’s comic book created by writer John Albano and artist Tony DeZuniga. Directed by Jimmy Hayward, Jonah Hex stars Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Megan Fox, Will Arnett and Michael Shannon.Check out the trailer below and weigh in with your thoughts!

The flick is currently slated to hit theaters on June 18, 2010.

Synopsis: Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is a scarred drifter and bounty hunter of last resort, a tough and stoic gunslinger who can track down anyone…and anything. Having survived death, Jonah’s violent history is steeped in myth and legend, and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the “other side.” His only human connection is with Leila (Megan Fox), whose life in a brothel has left her with scars of her own. But Jonah’s past is about to catch up with him when the U.S. military makes him an offer he can’t refuse: in exchange for his freedom from the warrants on his head, he must track down and stop the dangerous terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich). But Turnbull, who is gathering an army and preparing to unleash Hell, is also Jonah’s oldest enemy and will stop at nothing until Jonah is dead. Based on the legendary graphic novel, “Jonah Hex” is an epic adventure thriller about one man’s personal quest for redemption against the vast canvas of the battle between good and evil.

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First Official Trailer For ‘Jonah Hex’ Unleashed!

First Official Trailer For ‘Jonah Hex’ Unleashed!

Yahoo! Movies has debuted the first trailer for Jonah Hex. The flick is based on the 1970’s comic book created by writer John Albano and artist Tony DeZuniga. Directed by Jimmy Hayward, Jonah Hex stars Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Megan Fox, Will Arnett and Michael Shannon.

Check out the trailer below and weigh in with your thoughts!

The flick is currently slated to hit theaters on June 18, 2010.

Synopsis: Having cheated death, gunslinger and bounty hunter Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) has one foot in the natural world and one in the supernatural realm. Jonah’s unusual nature gives him the ability to track down anyone, or anything, so the Army makes him an irresistible offer: They’ll erase the warrants on his head if Jonah will find Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich). But Turnbull, who is preparing to unleash hell on earth, is Jonah’s oldest enemy and will stop at nothing to kill him once and for all.

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A New Look At A Grizzled Josh Brolin As ‘Jonah Hex’

A New Look At A Grizzled Josh Brolin As ‘Jonah Hex’

Warner Brothers has released a new hi-res photo of Josh Brolin as the title character Jonah Hex from the upcoming flick which is based on the 1970’s comic book created by writer John Albano and artist Tony DeZuniga. Check it out below and weigh in with your thoughts!

Directed by Jimmy Hayward, Jonah Hex stars Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Michael Shannon. The flick is currently slated to hit theaters on June 18, 2010.

Synopsis: Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is a scarred drifter and bounty hunter of last resort, a tough and stoic gunslinger who can track down anyone… and anything. Having survived death, Jonah’s violent history is steeped in myth and legend, and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the “other side.” His only human connection is with Leila (Megan Fox), whose life in a brothel has left her with scars of her own. But Jonah’s past is about to catch up with him when the U.S. military makes him an offer he can’t refuse: in exchange for his freedom from the warrants on his head, he must track down and stop the dangerous terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich). But Turnbull, who is gathering an army and preparing to unleash Hell, is also Jonah’s oldest enemy and will stop at nothing until Jonah is dead. Based on the legendary graphic novel, “Jonah Hex” is an epic adventure thriller about one man’s personal quest for redemption against the vast canvas of the battle between good and evil.

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‘Jonah Hex’ Poster Featuring Josh Brolin, Megan Fox Unveiled!

‘Jonah Hex’ Poster Featuring Josh Brolin, Megan Fox Unveiled!

The first official one sheet for Jonah Hex, which stars Josh Brolin, John Malkovich and Megan Fox, has hit the web via Yahoo Movies. Check it out below.

Directed by former Pixar animator Jimmy Hayward,’Jonah Hex’ (a DC Comics property) tells the story of a former alcoholic and confederate soldier (played by Josh Brolin) turned supernatural loner and gunslinger. The comic book was introduced in the 1970’s, created by writer John Albano and artist Tony DeZuniga, the character received his signature scar at the hands of Indians who placed a hot tomahawk to his face.

Megan Fox will play Leila, a gun-wielding beauty and love interest of Hex (Brolin), a scarred bounty hunter tracking a voodoo practitioner (Malkovich) who wants to raise an army of undead to liberate the South.

The movie slated to hit theaters on June 18, 2010.

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Warner Brothers Reveals Lineup For Comic-Con 2009

Warner Brothers Reveals Lineup For Comic-Con 2009

comiccon2009Warner Bros has officially announced the panels they will be presenting at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International.

Films for the big event include Where The Wild Things Are, The Book Of Eli, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Box, Jonah Hex, Sherlock Holmes, The Final Destination, and Shorts.

Thursday, July 23rd
3:30pm-4:30pm 3D
SHOWCASE PRESENTATION IN HALL H
Film: The Final Destination
Talent: Craig Perry (producer)

Friday, July 24th
10:15am-12:30pm
WARNER BROS. PRESENTATION IN HALL H
Films: Where The Wild Things Are, The Book Of Eli, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Box, Jonah Hex, Sherlock Holmes
Talent: TBD

1:45pm-2:45pm
PRESENTATION AND Q & A W/ ROBERT RODRIGUEZ IN ROOM 6DE
Film: Shorts
Talent: Robert Rodriguez (director)

For full information on the event or order tickets, visit www.comic-con.org!

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