James Mangold News
5:41 PM 4/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
Given how frequently casting turnover tends to happen with superhero franchises -- and how physically demanding many of these roles really are -- Hugh Jackman's long tenure as Wolverine is one of the more astounding cinematic feats in recent memory; at this point, he's played the character longer than Christopher Reeve played Superman, and been given a starring or supporting role in no fewer than seven X-Men-affiliated movies, including two standalone Wolverine features.
hitfix.com – "Mind MGMT" screenwriter David James Kelly will pen the sequel to James Mangold's "The Wolverine," starring a returning Hugh Jackman. 18 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
11:05 AM 3/17/2014 by Jeff Giles
X-Men: Days of Future Past is the X-property getting all the attention right now, but as Fox shifts its focus more and more toward the "expanded universe" approach currently being perfected by Marvel, execs are already turning their eyes toward what lies ahead for the franchise -- and that includes a sequel to 2013's The Wolverine.
ign.com – The Wolverine director James Mangold has confirmed he will return to direct the sequel, which he will begin shooting after X-Men: Apocalypse opens in cinemas in 2016. We've known for a while that Mangold was in talks to write the treatment for the sequel, but this is the first we've heard of his involvement as a director. 19 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: James Mangold is negotiating to direct The Deep Blue Good-By, the 1964 John D. MacDonald novel that kicked off series of mystery novels with character Travis McGee. This has long been eyed by Fox as the launch of a star-driven franchise based on the beach bum McGee, a forerunner of muscular solitary heroes like Jack Reacher and Spenser For Hire, helping (and romancing) damsels in distress as he kicks ass against the powerful. 21 weeks 17 hours ago via jetli
comicbookmovie.com – Before touching on The Wolverine sequel with the Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy blog, director James Mangold spoke about the first, which was just released on blu-ray and DVD today. "With the movie I just finished, I think that I very much focused, when I went to Fox and presented, I told them I was interested in making a movie about someone who feels like anyone they love will die, not only that they are cursed but that anyone they become attached to becomes cursed," said Mangold. 34 weeks 19 hours ago via brucelee
Director James Mangold Talks Developing THE WOLVERINE for Fox, Depicting Japan in the Film, and the Status of THE WOLVERINE 2
collider.com – There weren’t really any expectations for The Wolverine. Following the less-said-the-better one-two punch of X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men Origins Wolverine, the series and its franchise star James ‘Logan’ Howlett (aka Wolverine) seemed more than a little overripe. There just didn’t seem much left to mine from The Wolverine. 36 weeks 19 hours ago via donnieyen
1:23 PM 11/5/2013 by Binh Ngo
If a movie is doing well at the box office, it's pretty much a certainty that there will be a sequel, especially when it's a superhero franchise like The Wolverine. According to Deadline, Hugh Jackman and James Mangold are in talks with Fox for another Wolverine movie. The deal is for Mangold to direct from a story he is set to write.
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Twentieth Century Fox has begun negotiations with James Mangold to return for another installment of The Wolverine, with Hugh Jackman bringing back his signature character with the razor sharp adamantium hooks. This comes after The Wolverine played very strongly overseas, enough to now sit as the second highest grossing X-Men film of all time. 38 weeks 22 hours ago via theothersenhman