Tag Archives: Simon Kinberg

Deadpool Writer Confirms X-Force Standalone Movie

“Deadpool 2” is currently set to go into production, and there are already plans for a third movie. A while back, when discussing the unlikely anti-hero franchise, there was talk that the sequel(s) would feature X-Men spinoff team X-Force and that’s as far as we would see them on the big screen. But now, writerContinue Reading

Wolverine 3 To Be Rated R

The tremendous (and wholly unexpected) success of “Deadpool” has caused major ripples in the superhero genre. Suddenly, an R-rating wasn’t a Box Office Kiss of Death anymore. Hollywood learned that it can be quite the opposite, in fact. Nevermind the fact that the movie was an anomaly, that’s the lesson the studios have learnt. AndContinue Reading

X-Men Producer Gives Updates On New Mutants Spinoff

Late last year, we brought you word that 20th Century Fox was planning to do the “X-Men” spinoff “The New Mutants”. Today, we’ve got some updates. The massive success of “Deadpool” has probably encouraged the studio to kick things into higher gear regarding all things mutant-related (with the exception of the once-again delayed “Gambit”). “TheContinue Reading

Producer Simon Kinberg Answers X-Men: Apocalypse Questions

Simon Kinberg is one busy guy. He not only writes, he produces as well. And not just a couple of projects. He’s got his hands on a good number of the big Summer tentpoles. “X-Men: Apocalypse” is one of them, where Kinberg serves as producer and co-writer. Yesterday, 20th Century Fox put the guy inContinue Reading

Channing Tatum Drops Out Of Gambit Movie

Uh oh, looks like there’s trouble brewing over at 20th Century Fox. The studio has been trying to get a superhero shared universe together a la Marvel Studios. It has the “X-Men” and “Fantastic Four” properties under its belt, and “Gambit” was part of that plan. But that just took a hit when it’s leadingContinue Reading

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Director To Take On Gambit Movie

We’ve known for some time already that Channing Tatum would be playing “Gambit” in the “X-Men” spin-off film from 20th Century Fox. Producers Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner are as usual presiding over the mutant domain. And a screenplay is also being readied, with Josh Zetumer (“RoboCop”) writing. All that was missing was theContinue Reading

Channing Tatum Talks Different Approach For X-Men’s Gambit Movie

Although the solo “Gambit” movie still hasn’t even got a director yet, it sounds like its star Channing Tatum is all fired up to play the X-Men character. Empire managed to squeeze a few words from Tatum about how 20th Century Fox is handling the reboot/spinoff. One thing he wants us to know is thatContinue Reading

X-Men Spinoff Film The New Mutants Officially Announced

I’m surprised it took this long. After spending the better part of two decades milking its “X-Men” franchise, 20th Century Fox has finally decided to venture into the larger X-verse. Today, Deadline broke the news that the studio has officially announced an “X-Men” spinoff with a feature film adaptation of “The New Mutants”! Not familiarContinue Reading