Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Update: Matthew Vaughn Leaves 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

Updated: Bryan Singer is officially set for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.'

In a shock move 'X-Men: First Class' director Matthew Vaughn has decided not to helm the upcoming sequel, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.'  According to Deadline Bryan Singer the original director of the X-Men film is lined up to replace him.

Vaughn is rumored to instead move forward with his proposed adpatation of Mark Millar's 'The Secret Service,' he will still however remain aboard as a producer on 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.'

Scheduled for release on July 18, 2014, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is based on the comic book storyline, "Days of Future Past" which ran in Uncanny X-Men #141 and 142 back in 1981 during Chris Claremont and John Byrne's run and introduced the idea of an alternate future for Marvel's mutants that grew out of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants killing an important senator, leading to a future where all mutants are hunted by Sentinels.