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X-Men: Simon Kinberg Planned Gambit Mr. Sinister in Apocalypse

X-Men: Simon Kinberg Planned Gambit, Mr. Sinister in Apocalypse

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 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.[caption id="attachment_993767" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] //Credit: Marvel/ Disney[/caption]Kinberg[...]

X-Men Dark Phoenix Director Simon Kinberg Provides Own Reason for Wolverines Absence

'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[...]

Heres Why Were Not Getting Lilandra or the Hellfire Club in Dark Phoenix

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 HAVENT HAPPENED Simon Kinberg Says

'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

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

'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[...]

BossLogics New Dark Phoenix Poster is GORGEOUS

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[...]

When I Lose Control Bad Things Happen But It Feels Good- New Dark Phoenix Trailer

"When I Lose Control, Bad Things Happen But It Feels Good"- New 'Dark Phoenix' Trailer

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 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[...]

2nd Dark Phoenix Trailer Hits Following New Clip

2nd 'Dark Phoenix' Trailer Hits Following New Clip

Earlier this week, we got word that a new trailer for Fox's upcoming X-Men film Dark Phoenix was coming any day. Yesterday, a new poster was released, along with confirmation that the trailer would be coming along with Jessica Chastain's stop by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Chastain showed off the new poster while on the show, […]

New Dark Phoenix Poster Trailer Coming Wednesday

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

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 Magnetos Brotherhood

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 Were Here For it

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[...]

Simon Kinberg David Weil Get 10-Episode SciFi Series Greenlight at Apple

Simon Kinberg, David Weil Get 10-Episode SciFi Series Greenlight at 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

'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.[caption id="attachment_957188" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Writer/producer/director Simon KinbergPhoto by Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]In a recent interview during Brazil Comic Con (CCXP), Kinberg spoke about the history[...]

So Whats Going on With Gambit Anyway Simon Kinberg

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 Peeles Revival (VIDEO)

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... “Too many times this year it’s felt we were living[...]