First screened in August 2000
Director: Bryan Singer. Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Anna Paquin, Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Ray Park, Tyler Mane, Bruce Davison. Screenplay: David Hayter (from a story by Tom DeSanto and Bryan Singer, based on characters from the Marvel Comics series). Twitter Capsule:
Jackman is rousing; rest mostly fizzles. Too many characters, many of whose powers don't feel cinematic. Tacky-looking, too.
Sure hope this is going somewhere. Interesting cast collected, and fertile ground for gutsy messaging, however inchoate at present.