“X-Men: First Class” Sequel To Start Shooting In January.
Avoiding a conflict for star Jennifer Lawrence, whose life has been apparently taken over by the “The Hunger Games” juggernaut, the sequel to Marvel’s 2010 mutant prequel will start shooting in January 2013, ComingSoon reports.
Here’s the nut graf:
“The trade says that Fox was originally planning on filming the Matthew Vaughn-directed “X-Men” follow-up this fall, which would have conflicted with Lawrence’s Catching Fire, a movie Lionsgate is targeting for an August-September start date. If that had happened, however, Fox would have won out considering the studio would have been able to exercise the sequel option on her contract, which she signed before her “Hunger Games” deal.”
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