X-Men: First Class To Shoot This Summer At London Pinewood Studios?

At this stage, it would be easier to find a superhero movie that wasn’t filmed in London. Superman,  Batman, Dark Knight, Kick Ass and now Captain America, it seems there’s something about a London stage and a film crew desperate to get down to the pub, that breeds a certain type of film making. And now it looks as if the X-Men are to join them.

On his Radio 2 show this morning, broadcaster Jonathan Ross stated that his wife, Jane Goldman, and prequel movie X-Men: First Class screenwriter would be working this summer from Pinewood Studios.

With her other movie, The Debt already wrapped, does this suggest that this would be for the X-movie, and that the shooting schedule has been moved up?

A Pinewood shoot would also suit director Matthew Vaughn who has worked there previously for both Stardust and Kick-Ass. And with Brits writing, directing and starring in the movies, added to low sterling and some decent tax breaks, looks like the traditional of the British American superhero film continues unabated.

Jonathan Ross’ radio show will be missed when he leaves the BBC – especially by this site, who got some lovely scoops thanks to him.

UPDATE: The X-Men: First Class production office at Pinewood was opened on May 10th and they have two big sound stages for the shoot. Vaughn and Goldman are already working out of the studio to a large extent.

IMG_4169

In Space, No One Can Hear Kitty Pryde Scream

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Warner Bros. Reportedly Looking To Secure Daniel Radcliffe For Harry Potter Sequel

More On Mephisto And Spider-Man In Today’s Silver Surfer #200

When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Punched Tony Stark In The Mouth…

lukecagethumb

Luke Cage Featurette Takes A Closer Look At The Series’ Use Of Music

Inferno

“Do You Love Humanity Enough To Save It?” – Tom Hanks Featurette For Inferno

Gotham Is A Mad City With Plenty Of Monsters

From Those Who Didn’t Get Into The DC Comics Writers Workshop

Netflix Officially Renews Stranger Things

Meet Baron Mordo And The Ancient One In New Doctor Strange Featurette