Clint Eastwood and Jack Nicholson to Suit Up for ‘The Golden Age’?

Matthew Vaughn hopes to follow-up ‘X-Men: First Class’ with this look at retired superheroes, which may also feature Warren Beatty.
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Clint Eastwood and Jack Nicholson to Suit Up for ‘The Golden Age’?

Matthew Vaughn setting up a retired superhero project The Golden AgeX-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn is hoping to stay in the superhero realm for his next project titled The Golden Age, which he is currently shopping around to various studios. A major Hollywood studio is reportedly interested in the project at this time, though no deals have been made yet.

While the title also refers to the early comic books of the 1930s, The Golden Age will revolve around a retirement facility for superheroes past their prime. The project is based on a book by British TV personality Jonathan Ross, which hasn't been published yet. The story follows a group of retired heroes who try to help their grandchildren after their parents have turned the world into chaos.

Matthew Vaughn wants to have actors attached to the project before a script is written, with such illustrious names as Clint Eastwood, Jack Nicholson, and Warren Beatty on the director's wish list. Here's what he had to say about the project.

"You have these great star names and they're mainly playing supporting roles now. I want to give them the lead again and let them have some fun."

Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn's wife and regular co-writer, may not be involved in the project, with the director possibly seeking other writers. Matthew Vaughn may only produce The Golden Age as well, although there is a possibility he may direct.

The Golden Age was released in 2014.

Sources:Deadline

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  • slysnide • 4 years ago

    How did I miss this news. Too funny. And how the hell did I miss this troll conversation? It's times like this that make me thankful that we don't have trolls here as often anymore.

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    • lawrence-mccullah • 4 years ago

      if some people can't get over themselfs well that's too bad ive said what needed to be said get over it i have

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      • dan1 • 4 years ago

        lol..

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        • ejk1 • 4 years ago

          I'm glad I missed this ridiculous argument. Seven hours until the Oscars start.

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          • masta-chiefed • 4 years ago

            @lawrence-mccullah I'll lessen the name calling when your grammar reaches middle school level.

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            • daveactor7 • 4 years ago

              Hey guys stop. This is gonna keep going on. Just stop

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              • lawrence-mccullah • 4 years ago

                @masta-chiefed it don't matter what you think im not going away but you have yourself a wonderful day and you see calling people names is a child's game im to old to fight that game but have a great day

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                • cupid • 4 years ago

                  Oh man is this ever gonna end?

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                  • pjwolsker • 4 years ago

                    @masta-chiefed exactly. @lawrence-mccullah go away troll

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                    • masta-chiefed • 4 years ago

                      Every single person on this planet has been through something terrible. Most of us, just don't feel the need to garner attention/friends by exploiting it.

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                      • masta-chiefed • 4 years ago

                        @lawrence-mccullah Gonna come on here and make up a sob story to entice sympathetic reaction? Even if one of those things happened to you, movieweb's comment section for a speculative film wouldn't be the place to have a breakdown about it.

                        You may have thought expressing such traumatic examples would bring us to your feet, but most of us don't care. If your life was so sh*tty, maybe you should be drafting the screenplay for it now.

                        You seem internet-tarded enough to post your own pic as your avatar. TROLL.

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                        • lawrence-mccullah • 4 years ago

                          by the way i forgot the pic on here is not me it's a pic i found on line

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                          • lawrence-mccullah • 4 years ago

                            and for the record im gone to film school so yes i have done some small independent films

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                            • lawrence-mccullah • 4 years ago

                              @dan1 here's the thing im not going to drop to peoples level of hate im tired of it people talking down other people im not worried what people think about me but ive already said my sorry and im moving on if they can't forgive that;s there problem i have an awesome family and am happy im not worried about peoples hate of me lifes to short to worry about name call to me and @pjwolsker name calling is realy out of date and making fun of my deafness is just bad and makes u look bad

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                              • daveactor7 • 4 years ago

                                @dan1 whats ur job like? Just curious

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                                • dan1 • 4 years ago

                                  @daveactor7 Seriously, I said okay.

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                                  • daveactor7 • 4 years ago

                                    @dan1 im serious though lol. Its an independent feature of course its not something huge :P

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                                    • dan1 • 4 years ago

                                      Sure, okay.

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                                      • daveactor7 • 4 years ago

                                        @dan1 working on my screenplay all day and still chatting with the producers

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                                        • dan1 • 4 years ago

                                          @daveactor7 Would love to, but I'm at work. What's your excuse? :P

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