James Mangold, Sequels
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. 22 weeks 4 days 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. 23 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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. 38 weeks 4 days 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. 40 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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. 42 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
comingsoon.net – With the highly-anticipated franchise sequel, The Wolverine , finally set to film next year, MTV caught up with leading man Hugh Jackman to chat about what fans can expect. While the previous film, X-Men Origins: Wolverine landed a PG-13 rating, Jackman says that a plan may go through that would allow director James Mangold to shoot for two different cuts. 2 years 46 weeks ago via jackiechan