On the set of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and writer-director Joss Whedon discuss the challenges of bringing Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch into the Marvel Cinematic Universe — especially when one of them was also in an X-Men movie. Part of BuzzFeed News’ ongoing reports from the set of the film.
This may be trickier than you think.
I always wished I was born a mutant.
Imagine, if you will, an entirely new X-Men film franchise set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Uhhh, this post might qualify as fan fiction.
Hollywood casting directors, take note.
“If a raccoon can carry a movie, then they believe maybe even a woman can,” the Avengers: Age of Ultron director told BuzzFeed News exclusively.
20 years ago, the now defunct comic book magazine Wizard played casting director for the (then non-existent) X-Men movie, and they nailed it. Sort of. (They got one right.) Let’s see how their casting holds up in hindsight.
This year, BuzzFeed Entertainment talked to the people behind some of the biggest projects of the year (like The Hunger Games, American Horror Story, and Serial) and reminisced with others who helped make past favorites (like Friends, Twin Peaks, and Hey Dude). Warning: SPOILERS ABOUND!
Surprise bitch, I bet you thought you’d seen the last of me.
Watch your back, patriarchy. These bitches are coming for you.
Excuse me while I watch Captain America rip this log in half.
“True friends don’t judge each other, they judge other people together.”
With great power comes great f#@kability.
“Big-budget films from disparate eras: Assemble!”
Because sometimes movies get it wrong.
This is basically one big post of comics spoilers, so you are warned.
The X-Men director is expecting a child with Queer As Folk actor Michelle Clunie.
These movies are so bad-good it’ll be like watching Batman and Robin times a million.
Or X-Woman, if you’d prefer.
These ladies would’ve slayed in more ways than one.
The Special Victims Squad of the New York Police Department is investigating a complaint that Singer forcibly sexually assaulted a man in his twenties — but Singer has not been charged with a crime.
Michael Egan, the man who accused Hollywood director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a minor, had his case voluntarily dismissed in federal court in Hawaii. An attorney advising Egan said he hopes to file a new lawsuit at a later date.
Just A Few Modern Classics.
Because baby she’s a firework. So, deal with it.
It’s hard out there for a geek.
We went to see an X-Men burlesque and rap show, and it was actually pretty awesome.
The anonymous British plaintiff, known as John Doe 117, had alleged that Singer and Broadway producer Gary Goddard abused him in London in 2006. He dismissed the case against Singer, but the suit against Goddard remains active.
Sometimes being the bad guy is way more fun.