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After Seeing Inception, Vaughn Alters X-Men: First Class Script

Director Matthew Vaughn, currently at work on X-Men: First Class in London, took a break over the weekend to catch Inception. Though he enjoyed the box office juggernaut, certain parts - especially those featuring a gravity-defying Joseph Gordon-Levitt - apparently struck a bit close to home. "I saw Inception, which I loved," Vaughn said Monday. "But my heart sank when I saw that a few of the ideas we had were up [on the screen]. So it's either leave it in and look as if you're copying or change things. We completely ripped out about 12 pages of the script and the storyboards." The scene in question was a “dream-space combat” sequence involving Professor X (James McAvoy) and some of the other mutants which included "spinning rooms and other physics-bending imagery." [LAT]

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