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X-MEN 3

From: Matt

Q: I've seen a lot of web sites that say steam is building up for X-men 3, they have a script and new director and most of the cast is back. But I keep seeing that you are alternately 'signed' or are 'still in talks'. So rather than find out second-hand from these other sites. I thought I'd go straight to the source. have you actually signed yet or are you still in talks?

A: Although I haven't actually signed the contract it is intended that I reprise Magneto in the 3rd X-Men movie. Shooting starts in September in Vancouver, where I shall join the cast after completing my work on Da Vinci Code.

ONCE AND FUTURE

From: Bernadette Haney

Q: ONCE AND FUTURE KING v. LORD OF THE RINGS: I think the book OAFK is not so much an analysis of Arthur and Mordered with X and Magneto, but as it is a reference to the person who will come back: I.E.: Dr Jean Grey becoming Phoenix. When I first saw the book I asked my husband if the book was in the comic, and he said no. When it appeared again I told him it was important. When Grey "died," I asked, does she come back? What was that golden glow in the water at the end? My husband was amazed and explained phoenix, asking how I knew. I told him, because that is the myth of the "future king," that Arthur comes back.

A: As I remember, Bryan Singer chose that particular book for Magneto to read in prison because the title reflected on the prisoner's ambitions.

X-MEN (2000)

X2: X-MEN UNITED (2003)

X-MEN: THE LAST STAND (2006)

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (2014)

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