Mark Millar might be Fox’s consultant for all things Marvel, but according to Bryan Singer, he hasn’t spoke to him about X-Men: Days Of Future Past.
“I’ve not spoken to Mark Millar at all,” says Singer. “He’s not involved. I don’t know what his role is about. All I know is that I have my own specific beliefs about how to take this universe forward.
“I started with the first X-Men
, then First Class
and now I am combining them and I think it could go further than that and I have some ideas about that, so perhaps he should chat to me at some point.”
But it sounds as though Millar doesn't think Singer needs his help, going by past quotes.
“Of course, he is Mr X-Men and he knows exactly how everything works,” says Millar. “Just look at these first two X-Men movies: despite the huge cast of characters it all came together really well. These two movies never felt like overload and the balance was really, really good.
“On the other hand I though the third film felt crowded, but then Singer is excellent at working with ensemble casts. So with this one I feel it is all fine. I have read the screenplay and it doesn’t feel rushed and it doesn’t feel like it is too many characters.”
X-Men: Days Of Future Past opens in the UK on 18 July 2014.