News Bits: X-Men, Man, Couple, Ghostbusters

X-Men Apocalypse
A new trailer for Bryan Singer’s “X-Men: Apocalypse” is set to drop within a day, before that though the helmer released a new behind-the-scenes photo featuring Ben Hardy’s Angel standing over his defeated cage fighting opponent who appears to be The Blob. Kevin Durand played the character in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” but that doesn’t appear to be the case here. [Source: Instagram]

Man Alive
20th Century Fox has set “Fargo” TV series creator Noah Hawley to make his feature film directorial debut on the elevated sci-fi thriller “Man Alive”. Joe Greenberg has penned the script for the project while Aengus McLoone, Leigh Kittay, John Cameron, Chris Bender, Jake Weiner and Jake Wagner will produce. [Source: Deadline]

Couple Up
Lionsgate has closed a deal for Joshua Friedlander’s spec script “Couple Up” which will be distributed through its Codeblack Films label.

A married couple, verging on divorce, wishes they had never met. With “It’s a Wonderful Life”-type scenario, they see what life would have been if they had never gotten together. [Source: Deadline]

However you feel about it, the upcoming reboot of the “Ghostbusters” franchise is not that far off and so the promotional blitz for the film is about to get underway. A new phase kicked off this weekend with three new action posters which first popped up on the official “Ghostbusters” Twitter account. The film itself hits in July.