‘X-Men: First Class’ Sequel Begins Shooting in January

Fox announces a move in production due to conflicts with Jennifer Lawrence’s schedule for the ‘Hunger Games’ sequel.

20th Century Fox has set a January start date on the X-Men First Class sequel
20th Century Fox has set a January start date on the X-Men First Class sequel
20th Century Fox has announced that they will begin shooting their X-Men: First Class Sequel in January.

Tensions between the studios ran high last month as Fox was considering filming the sequel in the fall with actress Jennifer Lawrence, potentially overlapping Lionsgate's plans for The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire.

The actress stars in both sequels, reprising her role of Mystique in the X-Men: First Class Sequel and taking on a key role in Catching Fire.

X-Men: Days of Future Past was released May 23rd, 2014 and stars Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page. The film is directed by Bryan Singer.

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  1. lance123


    3 years agoby @lancelievenseFlag

  2. Josh

    Actually, the title "Second Class" kind of works, if they want to play with the idea of the public knowing about mutants and being afraid and sort of trying to ostracize them.

    3 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  3. m2

    Please don't f*** it up. I loved the first one.

    3 years agoby @m2Flag

  4. ROFLitschristian

    @cupid We can only pray it'll be out as soon as possible without it being a sh*tty film.

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  5. ROFLitschristian


    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  6. RyanMoran

    awesome just awesome

    3 years agoby @RyanMoranMitaFlag

  7. WongFu

    @jay.A.Ottley I was agreeing with you and not the other way around

    3 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  8. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    With al the movies the lead roles are cast to make, I'll be surprised if any pof them make the schedule

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  9. Cripple

    Right on.

    3 years agoby @crippleFlag

  10. Dan

    @jayaottley Maybe they can't get all of those cast members together until then. They do go off n make other movies in the meantime, ya know.

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

  11. Jay.A.Ottley

    @instead8909@SherlockHolmes2009 Because you don't think logical when your in Hollyweird... Or the article has inaccuracies... One or the other

    3 years agoby @jayaottleyFlag

  12. SherlockHolmes2009

    @jayaottley That sounds reasonable, dont know why they just dont do that

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  13. SherlockHolmes2009

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I agree it doesnt give it enough time to give the characters justice.

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  14. WongFu

    I agree with @jay.A.Ottley

    3 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  15. Jay.A.Ottley

    If they have moved the production forward then why not just film in 2012 and then release in 2013... Makes a bit more sense than filing three months in 2013, rushing the post-production for a late 2013, release or possibly early 2014 release

    3 years agoby @jayaottleyFlag

  16. CUPID

    Its gonna be a late 2013 release....or it might get push back to 2014.

    3 years agoby @cupidFlag

  17. Nicholaus XX

    @ghostman -- Only three months? Yeah, they probably should work on the next project for that amount of time doubled - to work on the character development. The character motives in the first one made no freakin' sense.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  18. Ghostman

    @dan1 It took three months for First Class to film, so if they start in January filming will finish in March giving plenty of time in between for an August 2013 release date.

    3 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  19. Dan

    They should push it back to 2014 if that's the case. Don't rush it again. It still seems like kind of a miracle how well First Class turned out.

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

  20. Eric Black Bear Jackson

    Shooting the same year its getting released? Oh dear we are in trouble...

    3 years agoby @cirdonFlag

  21. SpaceCowboy

    X-Men: Second Class... maybe :P

    3 years agoby @SpaceCowboyFlag

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