2 August 2010 11:14 PM, PDT | Superherohype | See recent Superherohype news »

Scrapping script pages and rebooting the franchise

Director Matthew Vaughn is currently working on X-Men: First Class in London from where he talked with a few outlets about the June 3, 2011 release. He told Hero Complex that they were forced to change the script for the film after seeing Christopher Nolan's Inception.

"I saw 'Inception,' which I loved," Vaughn said. "But my heart sank when I saw that a few of the ideas we had were up [on the screen]. So it's either leave it in and look as if you're copying or change things. We completely ripped out about 12 pages of the script and the storyboards." He added that the scrapped sequence was a "dream-space combat" that featured a fight involving Charles Xavier and other mutants that was to going to be presented with spinning rooms and other physics-bending imagery.

He also told IGN that he hopes to follow the »

- editor@comingsoon.net (SuperHeroHype)

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