Don’t Expect To See Stan Lee In X-Men: Days Of Future Past – But Do Look Forward To His New Reality TV Show

stan_lee.jpg.size.xxlarge.promo

Diana McCallum reports for Bleeding Cool from Toronto Fan Expo.

Stan Lee started off the first day of Fan Expo in Toronto by letting all the fans at his panel know they’re the reason he won’t be doing one of his standard Marvel cameos in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Stan explained to a packed hall that he was scheduled to shoot his cameo this weekend in Montreal but couldn’t disappoint the fans so came out to Fan Expo instead and now won’t be showing up in the upcoming X-Men flick.

If you were also wondering why he didn’t pop up in The Wolverine, he explained that the film’s shooting location, way down in Australia, was just way too far to travel.

Stan also teased that his new made-for-movie superhero creation, The Annihilator, has an actor and a production company now attached but no director. Still no word on what exactly the Annihilator’s power may be either.

Finally, Stan let slip (though he said he wasn’t supposed to) that he’s working on a new reality show to find the best new comic book artists and writers that are out there, with contestants getting eliminated every week American Idol-style. Stan couldn’t say much else but promised he wouldn’t be a judge as he didn’t have the heart to boot anyone off the show.

[Have a question for the entertainment experts at BC? Use the Ask BC form instead. Have a comics, film, games, or entertainment commentary that's too epic for a comment thread? Use BC Letters to the Editor.]
mxyzptlk-superboy

Mr. Mxyzptlk Will Soon Be On Your TV Screens

15146900_10209300938374412_1579095377_o-1

After Allegations Of Plagiarism, IDW Makes ‘Who Killed Curt Cobain?’ Graphic Novel Returnable

The Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List 2016 Countdown #50-46

Did DC Comics Time The Hoopla Announcement To Come After Retailers Had Placed Their Final Orders?

1196frank

Peter Cushing’s Frankenstein Is A Bad, Bad Man In Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

Matt Damon’s Great Wall Movie Releases Epic Length Trailer

Disney Meets The Empire: Bringing The Death Star Into The Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

civilwar28_1

Improbable Previews: Hero Vs. Hero Conflict Comes To Shocking End In Civil War 2 #8

Today In Pro Wrestler Superhero Movie Casting: Charlotte Flair as Female Thor

Marvel Gets You Ready For Thor: Ragnarok With The Latest TL;DR