Monday, February 20, 2012



MTV got a chance to talk to Simon Kinberg about writing and producing the untitled X-Men: First Class sequel, to again be directed by Matthew Vaughn.
Magneto Fan Art

He said: "I’m a huge X-Men fan. I grew up loving the comic books and it was really exciting to be able to do the origin story of Xavier and Magneto, and getting those two actors, [James] McAvoy and [Michael] Fassbender, were really amazing. So being able to explore those characters with actors of that quality will be exciting a second time around, and doing some things unexpected with those characters, which is the plan."

Kinberg added that the second film would involve a lot more Magneto. "That’s what was so cool about the first one and what we want to continue. Magneto becomes the villain ultimately of the franchise but he’s a much more complicated character as a young man. He’s someone you sympathize with, you care about you root for even though might not necessarily agree with his methods, you understand his philosophy."

X-Men first class 2 is in early development stages.

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