The Hollywood Reporter‘s Heat Vision Blog talked to Bryan Singer about his recent announcement that he’ll direct X-Men: First Class. He says that he’s working with screenwriter Jamie Moss on developing the screenplay and that he will likely shoot Jack the Giant Killer first.
Singer has an interesting quote in the interview, however, saying that the “Magneto” spin-off might not be necessary considering what they’ll be doing for “First Class.”
“This story would probably utilize some of the Magneto story because it deals with a young Magneto, so it might supersede that because this would explore that relationship between a young energetic professor and a disenfranchised victim of the Holocaust,” said Singer.
He did add that he doesn’t see an exhaustion of the franchise: “The X-Men universe is boundless. These are great characters. And as young characters, they are quite different than the characters we have seen in the contemporary movies.”