Simon Kinberg, who co-wrote X-Men: The Last Stand
and was one of the producers on X-Men: First Class
, has been hired to pen the script for the First Class
sequel. You can read more
While I'm not the biggest fan of Kinberg, I am glad that movement has been made on the sequel. I'm also not tremendously worried since if Matthew Vaughn does come back then most likely he and Jane Goldman will probably end up re-writing the script (as they did on the first movie).