MTV caught up with X-Men 3 director Brett Ratner and got his first comments about the film. Here’s a clip:
Ratner insists that the “X-Men 3” script is up to snuff, that production will commence in Vancouver, British Columbia, in eight weeks, and that series stars Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, James Marsden and Rebecca Romijn will return. As for what he’ll add to the successful Singer recipe, the director said, “I want to stay true to the franchise and true to the characters, but I think it’s elevated … I don’t want to be pompous and say I’m going to take it to the next level. I think the script that Simon Kinberg and Zak Penn wrote gives me a tremendous amount of confidence.”
He also said you can expect his X-Men to have an enhanced sense of humor. “Not jokes for the sake of jokes,” Ratner added, “jokes that come from character humor, that come from characters and that come from the situations.”
You can read the complete interview at the link above.