Matthew Vaughn Not Directing X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST; Bryan Singer To Replace Him?

Matthew Vaughn Not Directing X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST; Bryan Singer To Replace Him?

Matthew Vaughn has decided not to direct the planned follow-up to X-Men: First Class, and will instead helm the planned adaptation of The Secret Service. It is now thought that Bryan Singer is Fox's top choice to bring Days of Future Past to the big screen. Read on for details!


Well, I think it's fair to say that none of us will have seen this coming! Deadline is reporting that Matthew Vaughn has decided not to direct X-Men: Days of Future Past for 20th Century Fox. Instead, it is thought that his next project will be the big screen adaptation of The Secret Service, a comic book series which he co-plotted with writer Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and artist Dave Gibbons (Watchmen). With a release date set for July 18th, 2014, the studio are on the hunt for a new director to take on the X-Men: First Class sequel, and atop their list is none other than X-Men and X-2 helmer, Bryan Singer. Matthew Vaughn will still produce.

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