'Magneto' Spinoff Attracts Goyer
Goyer, who cut his teeth writing the "Blade" films and directing "Blade: Trinity" (based on Marvel properties) will direct 20th Century Fox and Marvel's long gestating "Magneto" project, based on the villainous character played by
According to the industry trade papers though, McKellen won't be the star of the new "Magneto" film, nor will
"Magneto" is second on the Fox/Marvel "X-Men" spinoff docket behind the equally long-building "Wolverine." Star
Goyer's latest directing effort, "The Invisible," opens on today (April 27). One of the writers on the DC-based "Batman Begins," Goyer had long been attached to a feature adaptation of "The Flash" before exiting in February. He was most recently talking up another DC film titled "Super Max" focusing on Green Arrow.