1 hr 7 min

X-Men: First Class Verbal Diorama

    • Film History

After the financial success of X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men spin-offs X-Men Origins: Wolverine and X-Men Origins: Magneto were both being developed at about the same time at 20th Century Fox. Due to the Writer's Guild of America strike in 2007-2008, production on Magneto was halted and put on the back burner, whereas Wolverine managed to scrape through the system. When Wolverine was released and didn't do quite as well as Fox hoped, the idea for an Origins franchise, and specifically the Magneto spin-off, was shelved, until the idea for a young X-Men movie came back into executives' minds after dabbling in it in the mid 2000s.
The two ideas for young X-Men and a Magneto origin story, along with the name X-Men: First Class, were mushed together to start a new trilogy. There were serious time constraints on this production though. It would end up coming together in just thirteen(!) months, with literal days between finishing the post-production and its premiere. The fact X-Men: First Class is as xceptional as it is, well, it's quite miraculous.
I would love to hear your thoughts on X-Men: First Class !
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Theme Music: Verbal Diorama Theme Song
Music by Chloe Enticott - https://www.facebook.com/watch/Compositionsbychloe/ (Compositions by Chloe )
Lyrics by Chloe Enticott (and me!)
Production by Ellis Powell-Bevan of Ewenique Studio
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After the financial success of X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men spin-offs X-Men Origins: Wolverine and X-Men Origins: Magneto were both being developed at about the same time at 20th Century Fox. Due to the Writer's Guild of America strike in 2007-2008, production on Magneto was halted and put on the back burner, whereas Wolverine managed to scrape through the system. When Wolverine was released and didn't do quite as well as Fox hoped, the idea for an Origins franchise, and specifically the Magneto spin-off, was shelved, until the idea for a young X-Men movie came back into executives' minds after dabbling in it in the mid 2000s.
The two ideas for young X-Men and a Magneto origin story, along with the name X-Men: First Class, were mushed together to start a new trilogy. There were serious time constraints on this production though. It would end up coming together in just thirteen(!) months, with literal days between finishing the post-production and its premiere. The fact X-Men: First Class is as xceptional as it is, well, it's quite miraculous.
I would love to hear your thoughts on X-Men: First Class !
GET IN TOUCH....
Twitter https://twitter.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama)
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama)
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama)
Letterboxd https://www.facebook.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama)
Email verbaldiorama [at] gmail [dot] com
Website https://my.captivate.fm/verbaldiorama.com (verbaldiorama.com)

SUPPORT VERBAL DIORAMA....
Give this podcast a five-star https://verbaldiorama.com/rateandreview (Rate & Review)
Join the https://verbaldiorama.com/patreon (Patreon)
Thank you to all the patrons Simon E, Sade, Claudia, Simon B, Laurel, Derek, Vern, Kristin, Cat, Andy, Mike, Griff, Luke, Emily, Michael, Scott, Brendan, Ian M, Lisa, Sam, Will, Jack, Dave, Chris, Stuart, Ian D, Sunni and Drew
BRAND-NEW https://verbaldiorama.com/merch (Merch) STORE!!
T-shirts inspired by The Mummy (1999) with more collections to come!
EPISODE THANKS TO....
Most excellent patrons:
Andy and Mike for their patron thoughts. You can find them @geeksaladradio / @gundam_guyver on Twitter and their podcast Geek Salad on all your podcast apps.
Sunni for her patron thoughts. You can find her @bookofliespod on Twitter and her podcast Book of Lies on all your podcast apps.
Derek for his patron thoughts. You can find him @derekjones198 on Twitter and his podcast The Midnight Myth on all your podcast apps.
Twitter peeps
@DWLundberg
@AndrewGordge
@holmesmoviespod
@HarrymetMovies
@HarleyMumford
@retrorambleblog
@giles_gough
@mikeb196
@NeededRoads
@mrlondon_ncb
@kevin_thecritic

Instagram folk
@sassylassy76
@dave_j_bamf
@projectingfilm

Facebook chums
Tony M
Vikki M

Theme Music: Verbal Diorama Theme Song
Music by Chloe Enticott - https://www.facebook.com/watch/Compositionsbychloe/ (Compositions by Chloe )
Lyrics by Chloe Enticott (and me!)
Production by Ellis Powell-Bevan of Ewenique Studio
https://www.captivate.fm/signup?ref=emmcgowan (This podcast is hosted by Captivate, try it yourself for free.)

1 hr 7 min