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PRESS RELEASE: Millar Announces "Secret Service" Charity Auction

Millar's "Superior" Teams with National MS Society; Vaughn Signs to Produce Movie

Millar's "Superior" Teams with National MS Society; Vaughn Signs to Produce Movie

Mark Millar's "Superior" is set to hit the big screen under the oversight of Matthew Vaughn even as the hero joins forces with the National MS Society to raise awareness about multiple sclerosis.

"X-Men: First Class" Opens With $3.4M Midnight Run

"X-Men: First Class" Opens With $3.4M Midnight Run

"X-Men: First Class" grossed about $3.4 million in midnight showings at the domestic box office, setting the film on a course for an opening weekend that could exceed $60 million. SPINOFF has details.

The CBR Review: "X-Men: First Class"

The CBR Review: "X-Men: First Class"

CBR's Adam Rosenberg calls Matthew Vaughn's "X-Men: First Class" an example of "what happens to a superhero movie when you strip away the blockbuster budget and allow the filmmaker to simply tell a story."

Latest "First Class" Videos Focus on Magneto, Hellfire Club

Latest "First Class" Videos Focus on Magneto, Hellfire Club

Fox has released more clips from the Matthew Vaughn-directed "X-Men: First Class" that cast a spotlight on Sebastian Shaw, Emma Frost, Magneto, Azazel and more. SPINOFF has the videos.

Vaughn Schools CBR on "X-Men: First Class"

Vaughn Schools CBR on "X-Men: First Class"

In an exclusive interview, "X-Men: First Class" director Matthew Vaughn discusses his "James Bond meets X-Men" take on the franchise, his plans for a potential sequel and more.

Darwin, Angel Featured in New "X-Men" Promo

Darwin, Angel Featured in New "X-Men" Promo

Fox has released another sneak peek of the Matthew Vaughn-directed "X-Men: First Class" that reveals new footage, including glimpses Darwin, Angel and Emma Frost in action. SPINOFF has a look at the spot.

More Than 40 Images From "X-Men: First Class"

More Than 40 Images From "X-Men: First Class"

Twentieth Century Fox has released an avalanche of photos -- among them, a few potential spoilers -- from "X-Men: First Class," director Matthew Vaughn's franchise prequel. SPINOFF has details.

"X-Men: First Class" Trailer Features New Scenes

"X-Men: First Class" Trailer Features New Scenes

The latest trailer for Matthew Vaughn's reinvention of the "X-Men" film franchise focuses on the early alliance of Professor X and Magneto as well as hinting at the relationship between Mystique and Beast.

SPINOFF: New "First Class'" Emma Frost Photo

SPINOFF: New "First Class'" Emma Frost Photo

SPINOFF has the latest image from "X-Men: First Class" showing January Jones’ Emma Frost and Kevin Bacon’s Sebastian Shaw in a 1960s-style mirrored "secret lair." The film, directed by Matthew Vaughn, opens on June 3.

"X-Men: First Class" Trailer Debuts

"X-Men: First Class" Trailer Debuts

The history of the Cuban Missile Crisis gets a mutant-themed tweak in the first official trailer for Matthew Vaughn's prequel film to 20th Century Fox's popular Marvel Comics adaptation franchise as Xavier and Magneto square off.

Why The X-Men: First Class Pictures May Mean Trouble for the Movie

Why The X-Men: First Class Pictures May Mean Trouble for the Movie

The leaked promo image from X-Men: First Class may have been disavowed by director Matthew Vaughn, but it could also say more about the struggle behind the scenes than was initially thought.

SPINOFF: Matthew Vaughn Reacts to "X-Men: First Class" Leak

SPINOFF: Matthew Vaughn Reacts to "X-Men: First Class" Leak

Director Matthew Vaughn had some choice words about the leak of an unapproved "X-Men: First Class" cast photo, and responded with some new official images. SPINOFF ONLINE has the story.

"X-Men: First Class" Cast Hits Web

"X-Men: First Class" Cast Hits Web

From James McAvoy's Charles Exavier to January Jones' Emma Frost, the mutants of director Matthew Vaughn's flashback adaptation of Marvel's Merry Mutants lineup and strike a pose as the first X-Men.

January Jones Rounds Out "First Class"

January Jones Rounds Out "First Class"

Playing the part of Emma "The White Queen" Frost, the leading lady of "Mad Men" is just one of several surprise final cast members set in place for Fox's "X-Men: First Class"

Platt & More Fill Out "X-Men: First Class"

Platt & More Fill Out "X-Men: First Class"

Famed character actor Oliver Platt has signed on for a role as the mysterious "Man In Black" in Matthew Vaughn's X-Men prequel film along with actors set to be Moira MacTaggart and Azazel – the demon father of Nightcrawler.

Kevin Bacon Is A "First Class" Mystery Villain

Kevin Bacon Is A "First Class" Mystery Villain

The Hollywood mainstay will step into the role of a Marvel supervillain for the Matthew Vaughn-directed "X-Men" prequel but which one remains unknown as Jennifer Lawrence morphs into a young Mystique.

"X-Men: First Class" Finds Beast And Banshee?

"X-Men: First Class" Finds Beast And Banshee?

Reports are in that British actor Nicholas Hoult has been tapped to play a hairless Hank "The Beast" McCoy while Caleb Landry Jones will be Banshee in director Matthew Vaughn's upcoming X-Men prequel film.

Alice Eve Is Emma Frost

Alice Eve Is Emma Frost

The casting for "X-Men: First Class" heats up as the "She's Out Of My League" starlet signs on to play the diamond-skinned mutant in the franchise relaunched headed by Matthew Vaughn.

Fassbender to Become Magneto in "First Class"

Fassbender to Become Magneto in "First Class"

Actor Michael Fassbender is in early negotiations to play Magneto in "X-Men: First class." The actor is no stranger to comic adaptations having appeared in "Jonah Hex" and "300." Shooting begins in August.

To McAvoy, the "X-Men"

To McAvoy, the "X-Men"

James McAvoy has been cast as Charles Xavier in Fox's "X-Men: First Class." The film is set to begin production thus summer with director Matthew Vaughn. McAvoy takes on the role popularized by actor Patrick Stewart.

Matthew Vaughn Official On "X-Men: First Class"

Matthew Vaughn Official On "X-Men: First Class"

The "Kick-Ass" director signs on the dotted line for the Bryan Singer-produced prequel that explores the early years of Magneto, Professor X and the X-Men to be released on June 3, 2011.

The CBR Review: "Kick-Ass"

The CBR Review: "Kick-Ass"

"Kick-Ass" is that rare film that actually improves upon its source material through strong performances, great direction and a colorful confidence about itself; it is a film that actually lives up to its name.

Win Tickets to the Hollywood Premier of KICK-ASS

Win Tickets to the Hollywood Premier of KICK-ASS

CBR is excited to offer 3 lucky winners a pair of tickets to the US Premiere of Lionsgate's "Kick-Ass," Tuesday in Hollywood! Here's your chance to see the movie with the stars! Link Fixed

Win 2 Tix to KICK-ASS Burlesque

Win 2 Tix to KICK-ASS Burlesque

CBR is proud to offer you a chance at a pair of tickets to KICK-ASS Burlesque, a very unique event in Los Angeles this Saturday night that mixes burlesque with comic book ass kicking goodness!

Matthew Vaughn Makes a "Kick-Ass" Movie

Matthew Vaughn Makes a "Kick-Ass" Movie

With the first volume of "Kick-Ass" coming to a close this week, CBR News presents a conversation with Matthew Vaughn, the director who adapted Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.'s superhero comic book for the big screen.

"Kick-Ass" To Debut At SXSW Film Festival

"Kick-Ass" To Debut At SXSW Film Festival

The adaptation of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s violent superhero satire finds its premier date as part of the iconic Austin, Texas media festival South By Southwest

Hit-Girl Hits The Web

Hit-Girl Hits The Web

12-year-old Chloe Moretz prepares for her cussing, slashing big screen turn as the irrepressible super heroine from Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s hit comic series in the all-new "Kick-Ass" poster, released today.

Nic Cage Suits Up As Big Daddy

Nic Cage Suits Up As Big Daddy

Lion's Gate has released the first full image of celebrated comic fan actor Nicolas Cage as the costumed father figure Big Daddy in Mark Millar and Matthew Vaughn's upcoming "Kick-Ass" feature film.

Vaughn & Goldman Talk "Kick-Ass"

Vaughn & Goldman Talk "Kick-Ass"

Director Matthew Vaughn and his co-writer Jane Goldman discuss with CBR News the highly anticipated film adaptation of the “Kick Ass” comic book by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.

Lionsgate to Release "Kick-Ass" in 2010

Lionsgate to Release "Kick-Ass" in 2010

Lionsgate has acquired the domestic rights to “Kick-Ass,” the new Matthew Vaughn film based on the Icon Comics series created by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. The film will see U.S. release in 2010.

First Pictures from Kick-Ass

First Pictures from Kick-Ass

MARV Films has provided CBR with the first images of Aaron Johnson as the eponymous star of "Kick-Ass," the new Matthew Vaughn film based on the hit comic book by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.

Kick-Ass Set Visit Preview

Kick-Ass Set Visit Preview

CBR's Jeffrey Renaud visited the set of Matthew Vaughn's film adaptation of Mark Millar & John Romita, Jr.'s ICON miniseries "Kick-Ass," and turned in this brief update in advance of the forthcoming full, in-depth report.

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