Fox Wants Mangold for ‘The Wolverine’

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Deadline Hollywood announced tonight that Fox wants Knight and Day, 3:10 to Yuma and Walk the Line director James Mangold to helm The Wolverine. You may remember that Darren Aronofsky had to leave the project earlier this year, causing Fox and star Hugh Jackman to hunt for potential new directors (including Mark Romanek, Justin Lin and Gary Shore). Deadline also […]

Fox Shortlists Directors For The Wolverine

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With Darren Aronofsky‘s sudden departure from The Wolverine, the follow-up to X-Men Origins: Wolverine, is currently without a director. However, a report from Variety reveals that Fox now has a list of eight possible men to take over Hugh Jackman‘s adventures in Japan: Jose Padilha (Elite Squad I and II) Doug Liman (Mr. and Mrs. […]

Aronofsky Leaves ‘The Wolverine’

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Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronofsky has exited from his upcoming directoral duites on The Wolverine, which is the upcoming sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Deadline Hollywood reports that the project, which is set to film in Japan, would have seen Aronofsky out of the country for roughly a year. Deadline seems to think the director’s exit […]