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‘Logan’ director criticizes post-credits scenes again, takes new shot at ‘sycophantic press’

Logan director and co-writer James Mangold doesn’t feel any better about post-credits scenes now than he did earlier this week when he trashed the modern blockbuster trend made popular by Marvel Studios. Mangold remained critical of those scenes Saturday night, though he at least watched his language. Mangold took to Twitter to explain why he […]

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‘Logan’ director James Mangold really hates ’embarrassing’ post-credits scenes

Logan writer-director James Mangold really hates post-credits scenes. Mangold, who was recently nominated for an Oscar® for Best Adapted Screenplay for Logan, didn’t pull any punches when the subject came up at Audi’s 2018 Writers Guild Association Beyond Words Panel last night. Despite having such a scene in one of his own films, 2013’s The Wolverine, Mangold is not […]

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‘Logan’ is the first superhero movie nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar

For the first time ever, a superhero movie has been nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar® and that film is Logan! Scott Frank, James Mangold (who directed the film), and Michael Green were nominated for their screenplay this morning.

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Hugh Jackman on the Disney/Fox merger and Wolverine in The Avengers

During a New York press junket for The Greatest Showman, in which Jackman plays P.T. Barnum of Barnum & Bailey Circus, the newly retired X-Men actor gave his thoughts about Disney potentially buying up assets of Fox, which would effectively put all the characters of mutant-kind and the Fantastic Four under the same studio umbrella […]

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Hugh Jackman is finally going to wear Wolverine’s classic costume… for Halloween

Hugh Jackman is officially done with the role of Wolverine after starring in Logan but the actor has finally promised to don the character’s classic blue and yellow costume (not on the big screen, though). Just maybe I will finally wear blue and yellow spandex for my #halloweencostume #tootall pic.twitter.com/0IwL6GoHzZ — Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) October […]

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‘Logan’ director says X-23 spinoff script is in the works

The film is continuing to defy expectations. While Logan is the rare superhero project that doesn’t exist to help set up a shared universe or sequels, a spinoff is brewing (“We’re just working on a script,” Mangold says of a film that would center on Dafne Keen’s Laura). And it has emerged as a possible […]

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‘Logan’ VFX reel shows how they made the brutal Wolverine movie come to life

Reprising its role on The Wolverine, Rising Sun Pictures joined Director James Mangold’s team for Logan, the third and final installment in 20th Century Fox/Marvel’s “Wolverine” saga. Working under Production VFX Supervisor Chas Jarrett and Co-Producer Kurt Williams, RSP contributed some 230 shots to the dark, visceral tale, with the work ranging from animating the […]

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‘Stranger Things’ star Millie Bobby Brown auditioned for ‘Logan’ with Hugh Jackman

“I was like, ‘It’s going to be amazing, I’m going to really prepare,’ and I sat in my room reading the lines,” she said. “Honestly, for me, I felt so — I felt an actor, in the audition room, hitting Hugh Jackman, and James Mangold sitting right in front of me.” Although she didn’t get […]