Singer is the best option. The other guy was good but X2 was amazing!!!
Matthew Vaughn decides not to direct 'X-Men: First Class' sequel
Didn't find Singers X-men movies all that bad .... On that time itself I found it brilliant. so let him do it... With the right consultant from the comic bizz it could turn out great... But don't let the suits and accountants from Hollywood get too much say in the thing... because they know crap....
People are oddly negative here. There's no guarantee that Vaughn leaving wil make the film instantly worse, and there's no guarantee that it would have been any better had he come back. For all anyone knows if not Singer, then they could get someone else who makes a film better then first class. I feel with series like this you can't get to attached to directors cause they constantly shift to other projects they feel more attached too. Plus there's also no guarantee that the project they go to will do well, Mr. Singer, so he might be back later anyway.
Just announcing he's not coming back doesn't mean anything.
Well this is less than great news, Vaughn is a terrific director, but he never seems to committed to sticking with projects. He was actually the original director cast to X-Men: The Last Stand. I don't know if his dropping that movie last minute had anything to do with how bad that film became, or if the studio was doing so much to ruin it that he felt he had to leave to keep his reputation intact, either way I hope his reasons for leaving Days of Future Past don't have similar consequences. One bright spot is that Bryan Singer is a much better director than Brett Ratner, and one who has shown he actually cares about the franchise. Without Singer's two X-Men movies we wouldn't have an Avengers, we might not even have a Spider-Man movie. So I'm willing to take this less than great news in stride.
Nooooooooooooo!!!!!! I Do not want Bryan singer to ruin this movie. I mean think about it, he directed X-men 1 and 2 and then went on to do Superman returns. These are some of the most inaccurate, and terribly made super hero movies of all time. Mark Millar your my only hope.
Don't know about this, it could ruin a great movie and possible new series of film
I agree. Matthew Vaughn did a great job directing X-Men First Class. Although Matthew Vaughn "will stick around to produce" it's not the same as directing. Nolan, who directed all three Batman Films, will produce the upcoming Superman movie. Man of Steel will not be like the Batman films. In other words, it won't be that great of a movie. I don't like Bryan Singer as the director. Something tells me this is going to turn out ugly.
I want Vaughn back, I did not like any of the X-Men movies nor did I like Wolverine Origins, they managed to slaughter every character I ever liked starting with my all time comic favorite Rogue and ending with Gambit. X-Men: First Class had its shortcomings, but it was still, in my opinion, the first movie that actually felt like X-Men.
What's with all the disrespect for Singer here? His X-Men (along with the first Spider-Man) practically invented the modern comic book movie. Not too mention he worked on First Class which most people, myself included thought was great. Singer on Days of Future Past? Awesome news. Secret Service movie? Awesome news.
I agree. Singer was the first director to actually treat a superhero movie as anything other than some cartoonish endeavor for kids.
Another thing, there are so many infinitely worse superhero movies to pick on. Marvel movies actually being good is somewhat of a new thing. Daredevil? Spiderman 3? Hulk (the first one)? Iron Man 2? Elektra? The Fantastic Four movies? Even this most recent Spiderman movie was entirely upheld by the charm of Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield but otherwise was quite poorly constructed.
Singer is pretty low on my list when comes to directors to bitch about. Also, how can people overlook the glaringly apparent failure that was Brett Ratner!? If you are going to take a dig at anything X-men you might want to start there.
I see it every time Singer or Superman are mentioned and I *still* don't understand the hate Superman Returns gets. I can understand why people don't like the film, but I see people constantly call it trash and act like it belongs with the likes of Elektra. That just boggles my mind. It's a 72 on Metacritic and a 76% on RT, that's not exactly terrible. It's not great, but it's hardly one of the worst superhero films like everyone seems to believe. Of course, I see people on here saying X2 was horrible and that makes my head explode.
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