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Mr. & Mrs. Smith Screenwriter Explains Why a Sequel Never Happened
Smith Screenwriter Simon Kinberg Explains the Film's Unavoidable Sequel Dilemma During an interview with JoBlo, Simon Kinberg, the screenwriter behind Mr and Mrs Smith, was asked about why a sequel never manifested, with Kinberg explaining that it was in talks; it just never actually went any further than conversations Kinberg tells the website, "The strength of the[...]
The Awesome Cast of The 355 Kick Ass in This New Trailer
The 355 has some significant star power amongst its cast, along with filmmaker (and co-writer) Simon Kinberg at its core, who had helmed major titles including X-Men: The Last Stand, Mr & Mrs Smith, and many more Though the new film is entirely original and removed from any previous inspirations or concepts, Kinberg recently spoke[...]
Battlestar Galactica: Sam Esmail updates Peacock reboot series. (Image: NBCU)
But now we're getting some choice intel from none other than Simon Kinberg, who was tapped to write and produce a film version of Battlestar Galactica alongside Dylan Clark (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) Now we're learning not just how things are going on the film side, but also how the upcoming film[...]
Simon Kinberg Says "All of the Movies at Fox Are Being Evaluated"
Writer Simon Kinberg joined IGN's viewing of X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) While he provided the screenplay, the story was co-written by Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn Directed by Bryan Singer, the film bridged the 2000 X-Men, and First Class casts together Arguably the most revered of the FOX X-Men films, the team is[...]
Simon Kinberg Attempts to Explain "Dark Phoenix" Sputtering Out
Simon Kinberg didn't kill Fox's X-Men franchise single-handedly, but he's provided plenty of nails for the increasingly cumbersome coffin, having written or co-written some of the most lifeless entries in the series With his directorial debut in Dark Phoenix, he may have even pounded the last nail in himself. //Credit: Marvel/ Disney Kinberg appeared on Entertainment Weekly's[...]
'X-Men Dark Phoenix' Director Simon Kinberg Provides Own Reason for Wolverine's Absence
Despite Hugh Jackman's retirement from playing Wovlerine for the Fox X-Men Cinematic Universe, Dark Phoenix director Simon Kinberg had his own reason not to include him in the film. Jackman played the role since 2000's X-Men, making eight more appearances until 2017's Logan, which only excludes the two Deadpool films Dark Phoenix will be the first[...]
Here's Why We're Not Getting Lilandra or the Hellfire Club in 'Dark Phoenix'
Yes, we know, we're bagging a lot on Dark Phoenix before even seeing it, and it's partially because we're not getting big giant parts of the celestial being's story.  Things like….Lilandra and the Shi'ar (although we may still be getting the Shi'ar?) and the other big one- The Hellfire Club. We were of course, semi-hoping that Jessica[...]
'New Mutants' Reshoots STILL HAVEN'T HAPPENED Simon Kinberg Says
Remember these were supposed to have happened back in February of 2018. X-Men producer (and Dark Phoenix director) Simon Kinberg says there's a reason for that, and it's exactly what you think it is. If you'll recall, the state of the various Fox-owned Marvel Comics based films were in flux during the negotiations for Disney's purchase of 20th Century[...]
New 'Dark Phoenix' Poster, Teases of Monday May 13th X-Men Day
Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite — not only to save Jean's soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponize this force and rule the galaxy. Dark Phoenix stars Michael Fassbender, Evan Peters, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Jessica Chastain, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Kodi Smit-McPhee, and Alexandra Shipp. Simon Kinberg directs. It'll hit theaters on June[...]
'The Twilight Zone': CBS All Access Books Season 2 Travel Through Another Dimension
CBS All Access is booking another journey into Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg's The Twilight Zone, officially renewing the anthology series for a second season after a record-setting premiere and strong positive reaction from critics and viewers. "Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg's reimagining of The Twilight Zone is off to an amazing start on CBS All[...]
BossLogic's New 'Dark Phoenix' Poster is GORGEOUS
Simon Kinberg directs. You know that thing when sometimes the "not official" artwork for an upcoming film is more evocative and visually appealing than the studio-released stuff? Yeah, well, once again BossLogic has done exactly that with this Dark Phoenix poster for what will no doubt be the final Fox X-Men release. DARK PHOENIX- The X-MEN face their[...]
Dark Phoenix Gets a New Trailer - 'When I Lose Control, Bad Things Happen - But It Feels Good'
The film is written and directed by Simon Kinberg, and stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain In Dark Phoenix, the X-Men must face the full power of the Phoenix after a mission to space goes wrong. Dark Phoenix is released[...]
Simon Kinberg Says Future Mutant Movies are "Being Evaluated" Post-Disney Merge
Simon Kinberg is no stranger to the previously Fox-owned Marvel Mutant Movieverse, having been a part of pretty much all of the X-Men films from the beginning, including directing the next one due out, Dark Phoenix Theoretically, that means he'd be in a position to know what the future of those still-on-the-slate (kinda) titles may be, like[...]
New 'Dark Phoenix' Poster, Trailer Coming Wednesday!
It sounds like we've got a drop date for that newly-rated Dark Phoenix trailer, and it'll be this week! Yesterday, it was revealed that a second full-length trailer for Simon Kinberg's upcoming X-Men film Dark Phoenix had just been rated, and was expected to release sometime this week. The official X-Men Movies Twitter account just released a brand-new poster for the[...]
New 'Dark Phoenix' Trailer Rated, Drop Expected Any Day
Fans of Fox's X-Men universe can expect a new trailer for the upcoming Simon Kinberg-directed Dark Phoenix sometime soon We can say this because a new trailer, length 2:24, was just rated by the Motion Picture Association of America for the film. According to our friends over at TrailerTrack, Wednesday could be a likely drop date as Jessica Chastain[...]
Does New 'Dark Phoenix' Photo Tease Magneto's Brotherhood?
Okay sure, maybe the lineup featured in the most recent photo released by FOX for Simon Kinberg's Dark Phoenix isn't the NORMAL set of members of Magneto's Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, but, what if it is!? Posted just last week by the official X-Men films Twitter account, this image features a pretty beaten-up looking Michael Fassbender as Magneto, in[...]
Duncan Jones Asked Twitter About 'Logans Run' Remake, and We're Here For it
Pictures with Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and 2 writer Peter Craig tackling the script, with Simon Kinberg reportedly looking to direct That update was in March of 2018, so, it's about time for some additional information on that front to make its way out of the Carousel. Since THAT hasn't happened yet, we'll instead tell you about Duncan Jones' Twitter inquiry about Logan's Run reboot/remake/reimagining[...]
AppleTV+ logo (Image: Apple)
Apple sure is making some big strides with their ordered and in-process television series, as today they gave the greenlight for a 10-episode science fiction series from Simon Kinberg and David Weil. There is literally no public information about this unnamed "science fiction" series, other than Dark Phoenix writer/director Kinberg being on board with producer (and relative writing-newcomer)[...]
'Dark Phoenix' Sets Yet Another New Tone for 'X-Men' Franchise
Despite some hiccups on the journey to the big screen, director Simon Kinberg feels his upcoming directorial debut Dark Phoenix will do something special with the X-Men franchise at FOX- setting yet another tone. Writer/producer/director Simon KinbergPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / In a recent interview during Brazil Comic Con (CCXP), Kinberg spoke about the history of the X-Men film franchise[...]
So What's Going on With Gambit Anyway, Simon Kinberg?
Simon Kinberg as a lot on his plate right now, more than normal for the X-Men producer who by this time next year will have had his directorial debut released with Dark Phoenix That doesn't mean he's not focused on additional properties upcoming within the X-Men franchise, however. Namely, the status of the much maligned Gambit solo film project,[...]
The Twilight Zone: Production Begins on Jordan Peele's Revival (VIDEO)
In the announcement video that follows, the streaming service does its best to connect the legacy of Serling's 1959-1964 run with the current project co-produced by Peele, Simon Kinberg, and CBS Television Sudios – with a curious onset tease of a diner and some info on who's directing Hmmm… can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Twilight[...]
Simon Kinberg Explains the Dark Phoenix Date Push
It would appear that the second date pushback for 20th Century Fox's Dark Phoenix isn't cause for panic, so says first-time director Simon Kinberg. He very calmly and purposely explained to our friends over at Collider how the second release date (remember originally this film was set to open in November of 2018, when it still had "X-Men"[...]
Jordan Peele to Host, Narrate 'The Twilight Zone' Revival for CBS All Access (TEASER)
Co-producing with Peele, Simon Kinberg, and CBS Television Sudios, Peele will be taking on the role originated and held by The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling during its 1959-1964 run. Here's a look at the announcement teaser released by CBS All Access – which also includes an audio sneak preview of Peele's upcoming narration work: can't be loaded because[...]
X-Men: Dark Phoenix
(I'm REALLY hoping for some Hellfire Club and Jason Wyndgaard/Mastermind action, personally.) The film is directed by long-time X-Men franchise collaborator Simon Kinberg, who normally produces these pictures, making Dark Phoenix his very first directorial credit No telling if this will be a good thing, seeing as how he knows the characters (at least in their current cinematic form)[...]
'Logan's Run' Remake Moving Forward, Writer Added
Long rumored to be happening with Bryan Singer at the helm, the project gained X-Men: Dark Phoenix director Simon Kinberg. Deadline is reporting that Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and 2 writer Peter Craig has been tapped to tackle the script.  The Hollywood Reporter claims to have confirmed the information, reminding us that Craig is a pretty good choice for the film considering Kinberg called Logan's Run[...]
CBS All Access Books Passage to Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone
The streaming service made it official on Wednesday: that signpost up ahead means their next stop will be a revival of the classic television series The Twilight Zone. A month after it was announced that they were attached to the project, Jordan Peele (Get Out, Key & Peele), Simon Kinberg, and Marco Ramirez are confirmed as[...]
But the role is said to be small and there are not plans for Swift to play her.   Simon Kinberg will be directing as the movie begins shooting this summer Alone with Turner and Sheridan, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Alexander Shipp and Kodi Smit-McPhee will star There have also been reports that Jessica[...]
James McAvoy Teases Prof X Return For Dark Phoenix Movie
 It also looks like we'll get the return  of Jennifer Lawrence as Raven/Mystique and Michael Fassbender as Magneto. X-Men: Dark Phoenix will be directed by longtime X-Men producer and writer Simon Kinberg, from a script he's written Early reports state the majority of the film will take place in the 1990s, which would fit in with the original comicbooks source material[...]