While Bryan Singer is out promoting his film Jack The Giant Slayer, he continues to discuss his plans for his next film, X-Men: Day of Future Past. First of all, the director confirms that he'll be shooting the next X-Men film in 3D, instead of post-converting it, which is a plus. This what he told Cinema Blend...
I'll probably use some of the motion-capture technology for certain things [in Days of Future Past]. And of course the 3D technology. I'll be shooting native stereo on X-Men.
3D is just the thing big tent pole films are doing right now, and at this point it's not going away. Hollywood is making too much money from it. I don't really have a problem with it if it's done right. Shooting the movie in 3D is of course a step in the right direction. Singer goes on to talk about coming back to the franchise with comingsoon, and explains a little bit about what he's planning for the story.
I wrote the story for ‘First Class' and produced it so this is a chance to not do a sequel to ‘First Class' or a sequel to ‘X-Men 3' but to do both I guess in a way. In ‘Days of Future Past' the story structure is a fantastic way to do that.
It's an origin story. I always had an idea in my mind of the history between Professor X and Magneto and ‘First Class' was a chance to explore that history. I think we've done a decent job in the developing the script (for 'Days of Future Past') and maintaining that continuity.
It's going to be very cool to see the relationship of a young Professor X and Magneto continue to take shape in this sequel. He then reveals that he's never met with Mark Millar, and discusses how his involvement affects him,
I think he's working with Fox to look at some other stuff. I guess they're trying to figure stuff out. I have my own thoughts about stuff like that. ‘X-Men: First Class' is part of that, this will be part of that but we'll see. But perhaps he and I will discuss that in the future. I'm just really focused on this movie at the moment.
As you know, Singer is also attached to develop a big screen adaptation of Battlestar Galactica. When asked about where that project currently stands he replied,
I have that one on hold for a moment, so hopefully, I'd love to be able to get back to that, but for now I'm just focused on this X-Men business.
The movie will be released on July 18th, 2014, and I'm sure it's going to turn out being everything we want to see and more.
Alerts From GeekTyrant
Choose a movie, show, actor, director, topic, or GT author to receive email alerts about.