Mixed news for the future of the X-Men film franchise. According to Deadline, Matthew Vaughn, who directed X-Men Origins: First Class, has opted to not direct the follow-up. However, he will stick around to produce.
So who does Fox apparently want to take the director's place? None other than Bryan Singer, the director of X-Men, X2 and producer of X-Men: Days of Future Past is supposedly at the top of their list.
Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy are all set to return for the sequel. Meanwhile, Deadline then claims that Vaughn will focus on another comic book movie for Fox -- Mark Millar'sSecret Service.
What say you, Viners? Would you rather have Vaughn or Singer direct the upcoming comic book movie? X-Men: Days of Future Past currently has a release date of July 18th, 2014.