Bryan Singer Will Definitely Direct X-Men: Apocalypse Despite Legal Problems

September 22, 2014 9:10 PM

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When it comes to making X-Men movies, nobody on Earth has the clout of Bryan Singer. He was the man put in charge of the direction of the franchise when it began all the way back in 2000; he made one of the best comic book movies of all time when he made X2: X-Men United in 2003; and earlier this year he introduced the series to its biggest critical and box office success yet with X-Men: Days of Future Past. With this established record it makes all the sense in the world to bring him back to guide the series into the future, and now that's exactly what 20th Century Fox is doing.

Deadline is now reporting that Fox has closed a deal with Bryan Singer that will see the filmmaker return to the X-Men franchise and direct X-Men: Apocalypse. While this is the first we've heard about any kind of confirmation of a signed contract, the director has spent months as the frontrunner for...

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