Pooping.
Jason Statham To Play Low-Rent Version Of Daniel Craig’s Character From ‘Layer Cake’ In A ‘Layer Cake’ Sequel This Time
Tuesday, November 12 by

Expect more punching.

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Matthew Vaughn Considers Returning To The Mark Millar Well With ‘Superior’
Friday, October 21 by

Matthew Vaughn is sticking with superheroes.

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Review: X-Men: First Class
Sunday, June 5 by

It’s so good, I held my pee for at least 90 minutes because I didn’t want to miss anything.

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‘X-Men: First Class 2′ – Magneto Vs. JFK?
Tuesday, May 24 by

Director Matthew Vaughn plans to go all Multiple Man and make sequels.

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Kevin Bacon Shows His Skills In New ‘X-Men: First Class’ Trailer
Friday, April 22 by

Umm… cool power, Kevin Bacon??

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‘X-Men: First Class’ Producers Discuss Decade-Hopping Sequels
Wednesday, April 13 by

This story relates to time-travel. Do not read if you are in China.

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Let’s Have A Look At January Jones’ Boobs And Some Other ‘X-Men: First Class’ Stuff
Monday, April 4 by

January Jones is doing her part to save the magazine industry.

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New ‘X-Men: First Class’ Still Shows The Danger Of Shooting On Those Wooden Sets
Wednesday, March 9 by

That hangar is coming out of Havok’s allowance.

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International ‘X-Men: First Class’ Posters Reflect Upon The Future
Monday, February 28 by

Once again, the internationals get all the best stuff. Their dorm rooms must look so much cooler than ours. In this case, it’s these really sweet X-Men: First Class posters.

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Matthew Vaughn Wants To See Old People In Tights
Wednesday, February 16 by

Matthew Vaughn is apparently fed up with working with little kids in Kick-Ass and teenagers in X-Men: First Class.

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‘X-Men: First Class’ In Danger Of Getting Held Back, Says January Jones
Monday, February 14 by

January Jones dishing dirt!

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‘X-Men: First Class’: First Trailer
Thursday, February 10 by

Our patience has paid off. Finally, a good look at the swinging 60′s of X-Men: First Class. Not to mention the little outfit that Matthew Vaughn convinced January Jones to slip into.

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Don’t Get Your Hopes Up For A ‘Kick-Ass’ Sequel
Monday, January 24 by

Britain’s version of Christina Hendricks, screenwriter Jane Goldman has shot down any rumors that ‘Kick-Ass 2′ is currently in the works.

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The ‘X-Men’ Pics Will. Not. Stop. Coming.
Thursday, January 20 by

Matthew Vaughn drops two new images of mutants in action to remedy the negative reaction to the leaked cast photo.

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The X-Men Get All ‘Mad Men’ In Three New Stills
Wednesday, January 19 by

These pictures give us what the earlier ones didn’t: A chance to see our X-Men looking all mod and 60′s-cool.

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January Jones Talks ‘X-Men: First Class’ Skimpy Wardrobe
Tuesday, January 4 by

When January Jones was cast as Emma Frost in Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class, we all looked at drawings of Frost then at Jones. Then back at Frost. Then back at Jones. Then we got all giddy.

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‘X-Men: First Class’ Officially Has A Plot
Sunday, December 12 by

I’ve got good news for anyone who was left cold by X-Men 3 or Wolverine. Producers have decided to give X-Men: First Class a plot. Now that’s a step in the right direction!

Look at James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and Rose Byrne Hold Umbrellas In ‘X-Men: First Class’
Monday, October 4 by

Today I have for you some boring pics from the set of X-Men: First Class. I take that back. If you love 60's styling and umbrellas then these pics are going to make your Monday. In them we see James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and Rose Byrne as Charles Xavier, Mystique, and Moira McTaggart, respectively, braving the drizzle.
Yes, Xavier has hair and the ability to walk at this point in his life and Mystique is blue and clothed. The question we're all asking ourselves is, what will Jennifer Lawrence look like when she's, you know, all Mystique-y? Rebecca Romjin didn't look three-quarters bad wearing next to nothing. Of course, First Class takes place in the 60s so one might expect a fuller figure to be in vogue. God knows all of you would love to see Christina Hendricks show up in "Mad Men" with only blue pasties as her attire. 
Check out the X-Men umbrellas after the jump…

‘X-Men: First Class’s James McAvoy Will Make Us Forget All About Patrick Stewart’s Xavier
Thursday, September 23 by

"Oops. Didn't see you there. I was just posing naturally."
MTV met up with James McAvoy to talk about his upcoming turn as Professor X in Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class. He knows that he has some large shoes to fill, as the role seemed tailor-made for Patrick Stewart, but he's confident that he can bring his own touch to it.
"I'm basically going to try and bury Patrick's performance. I think the fun about these films, when you go back and you either reboot or do a prequel, is you get to see how people became who they are. That means that you have to do them differently and by the end of the movie you have to do them the same way. The interesting journey is what happens to them, what changes them, what makes them evolve — not just mutate, but emotionally and psychologically evolve."
Oooo. Those are some tough words. I'd be careful what I say about Sir Patrick Stewart. The man is quick with a comeback after all.

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January Jones Om Nom Noms Fruit In These ‘X-Men: First Class’ Pics
Wednesday, September 8 by

Today we have pics of January Jones as Emma Frost enjoying cantaloupe on the set of Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class. I don't remember the fruit being a huge part of Frost's character in the comics, but maybe Vaughn has taken some artistic liberities. Wookie was also quick to point out that Jones is dressed like Dolph Lundgren's girlfriend in Rocky 4. If there was ever a movie to look to for inspirational costume ideas, it's Rocky 4. My question is, when do we see January in this?

Start shooting those scenes IMMEDIATELY, Vaughn.
More pics of January as Emma after the jump…

Oliver Platt Will Play a Human in ‘X-Men: First Class’
Monday, August 16 by

The X-Men: First Class casting news keeps on comin' today. Rose Byrne just joined the cast as Moira MacTaggert, and now Oliver Platt is set to play a non-mutant character mysteriously named The Man in Black. Hopefully his skill isn't blending into the background. Platt isn't exactly Crispin Glover thin.
The film, which begins shooting in London next month, has an impressive group of stars attached, including James McAvoy as Xavier, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, Alice Eve as Emma Frost, Nicholas Hoult as Beast, Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, Caleb Landry Jones as Banshee, Lucas Till as Havoc, and Edi Gathegi as Darwin. And let us not forget Kevin Bacon, who will be terrorizing them all with his fancy footwork and/or something else. (Deadline)

Rose Byrne and Jason Flemyng Join ‘X-Men: First Class’
Monday, August 16 by

 
The cast of Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class grew a bit over the weekend. Rose Byrne has signed on to be adorable in the role of Moira MacTaggert, Professor X's hot piece of Scottish butt who later leaves him without explanation, and gives birth to a son who she needs to keep sedated due to his ability to warp reality. Mother of the year, people.
Also, joining the production is Jason Flemyng. He's a mainstay of Matthew Vaughn and Guy Ritchie films. In other words, he's British. He'll play the teleporting mutant Azazel, who is also Nightcrawler's dad. Looks like that mutant ability runs in the family. Though, blue skin does not. Looks like Mrs. Azazel's got some 'splaining to do!! (THR)

‘Inception’ C-Blocks ‘X-Men: First Class’
Tuesday, August 3 by

A screening of Inception this past weekend turned into a reeeeeeeaaaaalllllll nightmare for Matthew Vaughn (crickets). Vaughn says that he was sunk when he saw Joseph Gordon-Levitt involved in a zero gravity fistfight because it was too similar to what they were planning to do with X-Men: First Class. The scene in question would feature James McAvoy's Professor X in "dream-space combat" with "spinning rooms and other physics-bending imagery," but now it's been torn from the script as Vaughn's team brainstorms a new set piece. "So it's either leave it in and look as if you're copying or change things. We completely ripped out about 12 pages of the script and the storyboards," commented Vaughn.
Whatever. It's an easy fix. Just set the fight in a bounce castle. Why waste time thinking and writing? They obviously learned nothing from the example set by X-Men 3. (LA Times)

Jennifer Lawrence Is Mystique In ‘X-Men: First Class’
Thursday, July 15 by

What the hell is she holding?Early reports that Amber Heard would play Mystique in Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class were sexy… but wrong. That role is actually going to Winter's Bone star Jennifer Lawrence. The rising star will be coated in blue bodypaint to play the shapeshifter after she wraps the horror film The House at the End of the Street.With this announcement, also comes the news that Kevin Bacon will in fact play the film's villian. Which means, if you see him beating up any schoolchildren in England in the next few months, just keep walking. Just making a movie. Nothing to see there. (THR)

Kevin Bacon in Talks To Terrorize Children in ‘X-Men: First Class’
Friday, July 9 by

Thank you Internet. Thank you for all that you do.We've got even more X-Men: First Class casting news to share today. Earlier in the week, we learned that Beast and Banshee had been cast. Today, we have news that actor/master sculptor Kevin Bacon is in talks to play the film's as-of-now-unrevealed villian.But who will Bacon play? I hate not knowing. Will he be some dickhead general, or a self-hating mutant with the power of invisibility and radical dance moves? Too soon to tell, though online chatter and speculation has him playing Mr. Sinister, a powerful mutant who gains his abilities by stealing others' "genetic material." Sick, dude. Just like that director-marrier Milla Jovovich. (Deadline)

‘X-Men: First Class’ Casts Beast, Banshee, and Maybe Cyclops
Thursday, July 8 by

Uncanny.Nicholas Hoult is about to become a favorite amongst furries everywhere. The young actor (About A Boy, A Single Man, "Skins") has accepted the role of young Kelsey Grammer Beast in X-Men: First Class. The role originally went to Benjamin Walker until the studio fired him. And then rehired him. And then he quit. And then he had a light dinner. Followed that with some X-Box before bed.Also aboard the project is Caleb Landry Jones aka Kid On Bike in No Country For Old Men as Banshee. Speculation is rampant today that Kick-Ass's Aaron Johnson will play Cyclops. The news comes from some anonymous guy on the Internet so you know it's true. Take it from me, another anonymous guy on the Internet. (Deadline)

Alice Eve In Talks To Join ‘X-Men: First Class’
Monday, June 28 by

The Maxim spread for X-Men: First Class is shaping up to be AWESOME. We've known for awhile that Amber Heard and Rosamund Pike may sign on to play gorgeous mutants in Matthew Vaughn's prequel. Now there's word that Alice Eve is in talks to play the role of Emma Frost. This more than makes up for her not making the cut for Captain America. If we're all very good and wish really hard, this could become a reality. Those uncertain as to why this is an extremely important matter need only refer to the picture below:Everybody clear? Good. Now get your asses down to the local wishing well. And bring a sh*tload of pennies. (Deadline)

Amber Heard and Rosamund Pike Might Enroll in ‘X-Men: First Class.’ Michael Fassbender May Drop Out
Monday, June 14 by

With production slated to begin soon for X-Men: First Class, Matthew Vaughn had better start convincing some attractive people to wear silly costumes. If this rumor is to be believed, he's doing exactly that. The Playlist picked up on a story in Production Weekly that 20th Century Fox has "strong interest" in bringing Amber Heard on to play a younger Mystique and former Bond Girl Rosamund Pike to play Moira MacTaggert. At this point consider this news merely a rumor. But to be certain someone had better check Amber's crevices for residual blue bodypaint. Then and only then, can we be certain she tested for the part. I nominate myself.And speaking of camera tests, the same article reports that Magneto shoe-in Michael Fassbender is not interested in testing for the role. What's his problem? Fear of helmet hair? They have CGI to correct that, Michael.

Michael Fassbender To Lay The Smackdown on ‘X-Men’ or ‘Spider-Man’
Tuesday, June 8 by

Michael Fassbender is slated to be Comic-Con royalty one way or another. After breaking out big in Inglourious Basterds and The Hunger, Fassbender is now being eyed both for Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class and Sony/Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot. However, according to Showbiz411, he can only do one.If he chooses X-Men, he'd know full well how f***ing magnets work as he'd be playing Magneto opposite James McAvoy's Professor X. Should he choose the Spider-Man reboot, he'd play an unspecified villian who squares off against a teen-aged Peter Parker. I'd prefer to see him as Magneto, as he's an all-around great character whose extreme actions you can sympathize with. The most compelling villain in the Spider-Man universe dresses like an octopus.

Matthew Vaughn To Mentor ‘X-Men: First Class’
Monday, May 3 by

This is Matthew Vaughn's Johnny Vaughan's excited face.X-Men: First Class is a dream project for most up-and-coming directors working nowadays. Matthew Vaughn was in talks to take the gig but those talks broke down, causing Hollywood's hottest to pig pile on the property. But now it turns out their writhing and hair-pulling was all for naught, as Matthew Vaughn has sauntered in and taken back the crown. Too bad too. Samuel Bayer ended up getting a pretty bad finger jammy in the melee.The man who McLovin described as a "dick" is in final talks to close the deal. If this all comes together, expect to see Ice Man bang out the chalkboard erasers later this fall. (Deadline)