That Magneto Movie? Probably Never Gonna Happen…


And really, did anyone really think it was ever going to happen? I never did, and never actually thought it was entirely necessary. As in, at all. He’s already gotten three movies (via the “X-Men” films), so did we really need to see him in his very own special movie? Not so much.

So it probably comes as no surprise when “X-Men” producer Lauren Shuler told the boys at Crave just that when asked if there were any “heat” on the long-gestating “Magneto” solo movie:

No. You know, there’s internal discussions but probably not. It kind of got incorporated into this one, a lot of it.

By “this one” she means the Bryan Singer-produced and Matthew Vaughn-directed “X-Men: First Class”, currently in the early days of production Across the Pond. According to Shuler, a lot of Magneto stuff from David Goyer’s script have been incorporated into “First Class”.

Shuler also comments on the Ryan Reynolds situation with the “Deadpool” movie, and by “situation” I mean, “Where exactly is he going to get the time to front another major comic book franchise with all that ‘Green Lantern’ stuff he’s got going on over at Warner?”:

You know, Ryan is so committed to being Deadpool. He is Wade Wilson. Well, no, he’s Deadpool. He is so committed to it that he worked with the writers on the script. Even though he’s doing Green Lantern, he’s stayed involved in that project. I’m hoping we’ll get it off the ground next year.

She goes on to compare Reynolds doing both “Deadpool” and “Green Lantern” to Harrison Ford doing/being both “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones”, which I suppose makes sense.

Whatever the case, I would kill for a “Deadpool” movie. Yes, even more than a “Green Lantern” movie. Space alien cop is fine and all, but a “Deadpool” movie? That would be just aces.

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  • ULIK

    Marvel or DC should hire me! LOL! No seriously if you think about it,they’d make more money if they did it that way. Think demographics and stories and like Deadpool said,bring them all together at the end. It’s not too late,I need to shoot them my idea. Ryan Reynolds could still be in part 2 but not the central character more of a cameo.

  • Muahaha

    Man, if this movie is really coming, it’ll be thanks to Ryan… he really is determined to play Deadpool (the real one, not that “thing” in Origins: Wolverine) and that’s why i’m more fan of him than before…

    • Dedpool

      I feel very much the same. Everyone is worried he won’t still do it, but he’s been championing a real Deadpool movie since before the Wolverine film.

  • spiker

    As it turns out, the Magneto IS happening. Its called X-Men: First Class, and it focuses on Erik and Charles in their younger years. Looks pretty good