Will Bryan Singer Direct X-Men 4?

Published 4 years ago by , Updated February 15th, 2014 at 4:26 pm,

x men 4 team roster Will Bryan Singer Direct X Men 4?

However, Singer’s been working on those themes several times before and I don’t think that movie interests him as much as the other X-projects in development as shown from his words from earlier in the summer:

“The only thing that concerns me about Magneto is that if the prequel were to follow the track I used in X-Men, which is Magneto’s history in the concentration camp, then I’ve lived in that world. Apt Pupil, X-Men and now Valkyrie… I’ve lived in that Nazi universe for quite a while. I just might need to take a little break before I do something like that.”

Of the more team-based X-films in development, we have X-Men 4, New Mutants and X-Men: First Class. In my opinion, we’d likely see Singer return to one of those films more than the others (read: He won’t be directing a Deadpool or Gambit movie). With Singer’s relationship with the actors and his love of Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine, not to mention his history with the franchise, my bet goes to him directing X-Men 4.

We know X-producer Lauren Shuler Donner is very fond of Singer and would love to see him return to the franchise and we know Singer will be very busy in the next little while with Excalibur, Jack the Giant Killer and Battlestar Galactica. Since X-Men 4 will have to come after Wolverine 2, Deadpool and likely First Class, that would give Singer a chance to dedicate the needed time to work on this, yet another large-scale film. Luckily, he’s already got plenty of ideas for it, ideas that he didn’t get a chance to explore and employ in what would have been his version of X-Men 3.

That being said, they’ve been shy on the idea of Gavin Hood returning for Wolverine 2 so I wouldn’t be surprised to see a director change for Hugh Jackman’s mutant adventures in Japan. Before the announcement that X-Men 4 is under consideration there was also a lot of talk about Singer helming the prequel with its all-new cast, X-Men: First Class. That’s a movie I expect to start rather soon though (next year?) so maybe Donner and Singer are thinking about X-Men 4?

With the passion Singer continues to demonstrate for the franchise, with Fox’s need to start bringing back the quality in this franchise after critics were unimpressed by the last two films, and with Donner’s adamant interest in Singer’s return, don’t be surprised if we see Bryan come back for at least one more go with our favorite mutants.

Can Singer deliver what we need from X-Men 4 and right the wrongs set forth in Brett Ratner’s X3: The Last Stand?

What would you like to see from Bryan Singer and the future X-Movies?

Source: THR

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TAGS: new mutants, the wolverine, x-men, x-men 4, x-men: first class

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  1. The thing about a sequel to the third movie is that singer would have to correct the problems brett ratner caused in making 3. I liked watching the last stand but it does pose some problems for the sequel. 1, he killed of some of the main characters, and 2, he made it seem like their weren’t going to be any more problems between humans and mutants.
    If their going to make a new movie he would have to introduce some new characters like gambit and have some of the younger students take leadership roles.

    Also, wolverine isn’t the star of the x men comics, he should’t be the star of the movies. He’s already stared in 4. Let the movie be centered around the team more than one person.

  2. HURRY UP N MAKE X MEN 4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! N KEEP ALL THE ORIGINAL CHARACTERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. HURRY UP N MAKE X MEN 4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! N KEEP ALL THE ORIGINAL CHARACTERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Great. I would like for bryan singer to direct x-men 4.

    Hello vic holtreman.

  5. I really like one and two three is pretty good as it intruduces some great characters like kitty pryde and beast but I dont like how they want it to be the end taking away all problems and of course calling it the last stand when they could have went with something that made sense to the plot that wouldnt end it like something about the pheonx or cure. I do hope there will be a four but there will have to be a new bad guy and now without Scott Jean mystiqu Pyro rogue and some others they would have to intrudce lots of characters that would fit. So really hope it works for singer.

  6. yes i do he is really good at makeing x1 and x2

  7. Bryan Singer we need you to save the x-men if anyone can you can!

  8. Please dont let Singer kill another Xmen movie! He does not have a clue of Xmen. Everybody praises him so much but think about it… Xmen has hundreds of good storylines, has a universe of mutants to pick from, more villains than you can think of… and before him no one did Xmen because it was such a huge project. The target audience is more than 4 generations… ANYBODY reading Xmen for a year could have done a movie about it and still people would think its the greatest thing since pizza and beer!

    Bryan singer introduced to the movie theaters something that was a hands down success regardless of him. Xmen 1 and 2 should have been considerably better than Transformers, Batman and Iron Man… Xmen should be what they will measure The Avengers and the JLA against… I was an Xmen vivid fan through the 90s and as happy as I was of the movies come out in the back of my head I was telling myself was Bryan Singer doesnt have a clue about Xmen.

    Xmen 3 was better than the rest. There was more Xmen fighting and less crymeariver crap. It is proven that Bryan Singer can do action movies. Come on! The guy had a perfect Superman and he killed him when he returned!

  9. this will be the best movie ever

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