The Dark Phoenix saga was largely told through 2003's X-2: X-Men United and 2006's X-Men: The Last Stand. However, the events of 2014's X-Men: Days of Future Past essentially eliminated that entire timeline, creating a brand new timeline where Jean Grey (Famke Janssen) was still alive in present day. X-Men: First Class was set in the 1960s, with X-Men: Days of Future Past taking place in the 1970s (and parts of the movie are set in present day), while X-Men: Apocalypse closes out the trilogy in the 1980s. Producer Simon Kinberg had teased that the next X-Men movie was set in the 1990s, presumably with the cast members from the prequel trilogy. A production listing went up today at My Entertainment World for a new movie entitled X-Men: Supernova, which is scheduled to start production this May in Montreal, and which many believe is proof that the Dark Phoenix reboot is happening. … [Read more...] about X-Men 7 Rumored Title Is Supernova, Is It a Dark Phoenix Reboot?
But the report also notes that this new movie that Simon Kinberg is currently working on will be a bit of a "reset" for the X-Men series. It looks like main X-Men movies will be "reconfigured," which sounds like a way of saying that Fox will once again be doing a soft reboot of the franchise. They also did something similar with X-Men: First Class in 2011. They will also be looking for a new director to helm X-Men 7, because Bryan Singer isn't expected to return. It looks like he will be busy directing the long -gestating Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody instead. … [Read more...] about Will X-Men 7 Bring Back Lawrence, Fassbender & McAvoy?