Simon Kinberg News

Following reports yesterday that The Fantastic Four is in some serious trouble, Simon Kinberg would fire back at those claims by revealing that the first trailer for the movie is set to be attached to Kingsman: The Secret Service.

Fox to release "Rogue Cut" of X-Men: Days of Future Past next summer In July we learned an extended version of X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST was in the works, and yesterday at a press event, writer/producer Simon Kinberg announced it will be released in the first half of 2015. The "Rogue Cut" will likely hit stores sometime next summer, and will (obviously) include Anna Paquin's scenes as Rogue that were cut from the Bryan Singer movie. Simon Kinberg on... Read More...

'X-Men: Apocalypse' Starts to Take Shape

7:19 PM 9/24/2014 by Jeff Giles
We still have about a year and a half standing between us and the next X-Men sequel, 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse, but putting a big-budget superhero movie together takes time, so Fox is starting to get its ducks in a row right now -- starting with locking down director Bryan Singer, who helmed this year's Days of Future Past, to return for another round.

How Much Will the 'Fantastic Four' Reboot Deviate from the Comics?

4:34 PM 7/15/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Director Josh Trank has more or less earned our trust, but there's really no getting around the fact that the Fantastic Four film franchise has been mostly underwhelming thus far -- something owing at least as much to the inherent squareness of the comics as it has to the overall miscasting and periodically inept filmmaking that marred the first two films.

Simon Kinberg says Ridley Scott's next film will be The Martian – Simon Kinberg has confirmed that Ridley Scott's next directorial project will be The Martian, with Matt Damon set to star in the forthcoming film. Kinberg is a producer on the project, and was the man who first brought Andy Weir's ebook to the attention of original director, Drew Goddard. Goddard got as far as writing a script, but was forced by scheduling issues to drop out of directing the film, leaving the way clear for Scott to step into his shoes. 7 years 46 weeks ago via donnieyen

Simon Kinberg Explains Why Rogue Was Cut From 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Plus Quicksilver Clip Having already discussed in depth The Best & Worst Of 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past', there's still more to dig into about the mutant filled movie, particularly when it comes to those who only got a few seconds of screentime. Yes, there will be spoilers, so in case you haven't seen the movie yet, you might want to skip to something else. Anyway, while Anna Paquin's Rogue briefly shows up at the end of 'DOFP' in Charles Xavier's School For Gifted Youngsters, she initially had a much larger role in the film.

Simon Kinberg Talks 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

3:35 PM 5/27/2014 by Jeff Giles
With X-Men: Days of Future Past on top of the box office and its follow-up, X-Men: Apocalypse, already on the schedule for May 27, 2016, screenwriter Simon Kinberg has mutants on the brain these days -- although he's also being kept busy with a number of other projects, including the Fantastic Four reboot, a Gambit movie, and Magic:

Review: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Might Shoot Too Often, But At Least It Aims High

4:03 PM 5/23/2014 by Jeff Giles
It isn't perfect, and it's probably not a very good entry point for anybody unfamiliar with the film series and its comics counterparts, but for a movie that sends an enormous cast hurling around the world and across time, X-Men: Days of Future Past does a pretty darn impressive job of never losing sight of its plot.

Simon Kinberg Explains X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST's After-Credits Scene – X-Men: Days of Future Past ends with a flashback to Ancient Egyptian times as we see a young boy building the pyramids with his mutant powers. His worshippers are all chanting "En Sabah Nur," and four horsemen look on in the background. Does this mean that the Apocalypse in 2016's X-Men: 7 years 51 weeks ago via jetli

Simon Kinberg reveals X-Men: Apocalypse plot – X-Men: Days Of Future Past is out in cinemas today, so we caught up with writer Simon Kinberg to grill him on the already-greenlit next film in the franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse. Kinberg, who's written every X-flick since The Last Stand, confirms that Apocalypse's setting, as well as revealing which characters it'll follow... 7 years 51 weeks ago via jetli
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