That solo Magneto movie? X-Men: First Class KILLED it

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:31 PM EST

Were you looking forward to that solo Magneto movie everybody (including Ian McKellen) has been talking about for the last couple of years? So were we. But now someone who knows reveals ... it ain't going to happen.

Lauren Shuler Donner, who produced all of the mutant films so far, is producing the upcoming X-Men: First Class and certainly would have been in charge of any standalone Magneto movie. She told craveonline that First Class had swallowed up that other rumored film.

When asked how Magneto was coming along, she replied that it wasn't:

No. You know, there's internal discussions but probably not. It kind of got incorporated into this one, a lot of it.

She also shared what parts of David Goyer's Magneto script would survive into the X-Men reboot:

Magneto history. Stuff from the Marvel/Magneto history.

Disappointed? Or did you figure the Magneto character couldn't carry a movie on his own anyway?

(via cinemablend)