4/03/2009

X-Men Origins: Wolverine Leaked!


Score another point for movie piracy as X-Men Origins: Wolverine was leaked online almost one month before its intended release.

Reports have said that an "incomplete and early version" of the film starring Hugh Jackman found its way into P2P sites and that the FBI is trying to find the original source of the leak. Film producer Fox said that the version that was leaked was still very rough-- it still had special effects missing and had temporary sound.

I'm a big fan of the X-Men film franchise (well, except the last X-Men film) and this is a big blow to the film. Online reviews have appeared and they have slammed the upcoming Wolverine film. I just hope that Fox will be able to turn the movie around with re-shoots and better special effects.

My crazy theory: There is the possibility that the leak came from Fox and they want to generate enough buzz to promote the film... much like a viral video. The film, prior to the leak, had not been in the radar of many fanboys. Let's see how this will unfold.


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