Okay, so we know Wolverine is prepping production. How about the other highly anticipated X-Men spinoff, Magneto?
We’ve known for awhile that Batman Begins screenwriter David Goyer would be writing and directing Magneto — and that it would function as a portrait of the supervillain as a young man — but other details about the project have been relatively scarce. That all ended last Friday, thanks to the good people at Obsessed With Film.
You want details? They’ve got ’em. (They’ve also got about half a page of spoilers, so proceed with caution and all that.) Here’s the stuff we can comfortably share: The movie will be an origin story, and will deal with early chapters in the lives of Magneto and Professor X. The article says Magneto will be similar in scale to “the first X-Men movie, but multiple locations and a period setting could knock the budget up significantly.” (Among those locations, if Goyer has his way, will be Argentina and Europe.)
And how about the supporting cast of characters? According to the article, Professor X might not be the only familiar face:
Expect to see Senator Kelly return (a young and old version), along with mutants Victor Creed and Mystique.
To read more — if you dare — click through to the link below!
Source: Obsessed With Film