First and foremost it needs to be addressed “THIS MOVIE IS STILL HAPPENING??” Well yes, the Gambit is clearly moving forward. During an interview with IGN, X-Men: Dark Phoenix producer and director, Simon Kinberg he teased that the upcoming starring Channing Tatum will have an unusual genre for a comic book movie. Kinberg said that it will be the first solo comic book movie that will have a “romantic or sex comedy vibe.”
The way in which Kinberg breaks down some of the reasoning why the romantic comedy element may be the theme, “When you look at Gambit, he’s a hustler and a womanizer and we just felt like there was an attitude, a swagger to him, that lent itself to romantic comedy,”
Kinberg wanted to clarify his position on labeling the film a romantic comedy, “You know, when I say romantic comedy, I use that term loosely, in the same term that I use the term western for Logan loosely. It’s not like they’re gunslingers at high noon in Logan. It’s just a vibe. And I would say the vibe of Gambit has a romantic or sex comedy vibe to it. While it is also still very much a superhero movie with villains and heroes, as all these movies are.”
Just in case you don’t remember Kinberg is the writer of the action rom-com Mr & Mrs. Smith. Is it a rom-com? But nonetheless there is an actual update on the production of the film and moving forward. He states, “Gambit has a great script and we’re looking to start that movie early next year. Multiple Man, that script’s being worked on right now. [As for X-Force,] we’re just waiting for Drew Goddard to be done with releasing his film that comes out in a few weeks, and then he’ll get started on that script to direct.”
Doesn’t Disney and their MCU now have control of what Marvel based properties are eventually going to be released post Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants? This gets a bit confusing because Gambit still has no set director and yet is current scheduled release date of June 7, 2019 if it starts production next year.
We will keep you posted with more information as it becomes available.
The official poster for one of the final X-Men films under 20th Century Fox has been unveiled. Dark Phoenix as it will be called, features Sophie Turner who portrays Jean Grey front and center with an astral fiery “X” behind her. The flames though they form the symbol representing the mutant hero group also seem similar to that of when Grey is overtaken by the powerful entity known as the Phoenix and is engulfed in fire. A Phoenix (the creature) silhouette can be seen above Turners head.
The setting seems to be in space which if you are familiar with both the comics and even 90s cartoon series a very important setting involving the Phoenix story. The Sh’iar empire, queen Lillandra are said to be referenced but not known yet to be focal points in the movie.
Dark Phoenix hits theaters February 14, 2019
The film that originally was supposed to hit theaters this April and has been pushed back until next year is currently under going some reshoots. Now reshoots are nothing new and of course we hear about them with almost every film. But in this case it is a bit interesting because the reports are now out that those for Fox’s The New Mutants are adding a new character to the film.
Now it’s not known whether this new character is a new villain, a younger mutant or maybe even some top notch high-profile cameo. Let us know what you think.
Since the announcement of the potential 20th Century Fox-Disney merger, many people have been waiting with bated breath to see many popular Marvel characters such as the X-men and the Fantastic Four join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Even with deal in the works Fox is still kicking out projects for the properties it owns. Deadpool 2 arrives in March, X-Men:Dark Phoenix in December and The New Mutants which has been pushed back to next year. But that does not mean that Fox is slowing down by any means in trying to push out more films before the acquisition is complete.
According to The Hollywood Reporter solo movies for both Doctor Doom and the Silver Surfer are in the works, with the Silver Surfer being written by Brian K. Vaughn of Saga and Runaways fame Here is the thing, the studio is in a rush to get these out and is reportedly moving at “100 miles per hour” to get complete.
“It does not affect this project in any way, shape or form is what I was told,” Brian Michael Bendis tells the trade after signing up to work on a Kitty Pryde movie with Deadpool director Tim Miller. “At least at the moment, it’s certainly decisions over my pay-grade if it ends up doing so.”
It’s “business as usual” at Fox according to one insider, “We actually have way more in development and production in Marvel IP than at any point in the history of the studio. There’s been zero slowdown on that front given Disney.”
It is going to be extremely interesting to see what if any of these properties see the light of day with Fox and what may or may not hit the big screen by 2019.
We are getting the Merc with a Mouth’s sequel this May, the 4th installment of the next X-men generation in X-men: Dark Phoenix in December and then the New Mutants which have been pushed back to February of next year. But lets not forget Fox has one more X-men property lined up that many were not sure was going to go into production. That property being X-force and the reason being the potential Fox/Disney merger.
A new report claims that X-Force will start shooting this October. If that does turn out to be true that would mean it would finish filming before the Disney deal can go through. this would potentially give the X-Force a late 2019 release date. It’s not how long it would take to fully integrate the X-men universe into the MCU.
Now of course these are just reports and nothing is set in stone as of now. There is no certainty to the future of Ryan Reynolds in the fourth wall breaking, foul mouthed superhero role and Deadpool 2 would seem like the perfect lead in to X-Force. Also seeing Reynolds in his own giant team up would be a great way to go out if its his final film. Let us know your thoughts? Are you hyped for an X-Force film?
It looks as if we are going to get more “Fenris” on our television screens as Fox has officially renewed it’s hit X-men based series, “The Gifted” for a second season. Fox made the announcement Thursday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.
The series is set in the “X-Men” universe and follows a suburban couple, The Struckers who discover that their teenage children are mutants with special powers. They are forced to flee from the government while connecting with an underground network of mutants while fighting to survive. Fox is preparing to air its two-hour first season finale on Jan. 15.
It stars Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, and Coby Bell.
The series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television. Matt Nix, Bryan Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory serve as executive producers. Nix, who serves as the series’ showrunner, wrote the pilot, which was directed by Singer.
Whelp, it’s OFFICIALLY happening. The Gambit movie that has been on hold them off hold. We now it’s for sure on and it has a release date of Valentine’s Day 2019. Talks are being held for the movie to be directed by Gore Verbinski of Pirates of the Caribbean fame.
The movie which is set to star Channing Tatum as Remy Lebeau a thief and mutant who can turn items with stationary potential energy to explosive kinetic energy is also said to have Nathaniel Essex aka Mr. Sinister as the big bad guy.
No full Plot Details have yet to be revealed.
After months and months of anticipation, we finally have a trailer for the Josh Boone film “The New Mutants”. Much was wondered what could be expected from a film in the X-Men family that was a full on horror movie and contained Mutants without costumes.
Well this trailer does not disappoint at all. Set I what appears to be an insane asylum or as called in the trailer “a haunted house” for this writer has a “House on Haunted Hill” vibe plus more. Check it out below and let us know what you think.
This is the photo I believe the world of comic book fans have been waiting on. We officially have our first look at Josh Brolin As Cable from the upcoming Ryan Reynolds led Deadpool 2.
We have seen photos of Josh Brolin working out intensively in preparation for the role, even seen him getting the mold casted on his face but have yet to see the full look, now we have it.
It’s interesting to note that for the film they are going with the slimmer “Marvel Vs Capcom” video game version of him. This along with the first look at Zazie Beets as Domino has garnered somewhat mixed reactions from fans. We want to know what you all think.
Yes not only did you read the headline of this story correctly, but also that is a photo to remind you of that GOD AWFUL remake from back in 2015. Oh but guess what? That’s not the end oh not by a long shot.
The new wrinkle according to BC is that Fox is now looking at making a Fantastic Four kid-friendly movie that’s similar in concept to The Incredibles. They specifically add that their sources tell them that the new story will be told through the eyes of the children of Mister Fantastic and the Invisible Woman – Franklin and Valeria Richards.
If Smith’s name sounds familiar, it’s because he did a bit of work on the script for the 2015 reboot but his contributions ultimately went uncredited as Trank elected to write his own screenplay. While the 2015 film starring Michael B. Jordan and Kate Mara didn’t work out the way anyone planned over at Fox, it seems the studio liked Smith enough that he’s receiving another shot at finding the right formula for the superhero family that was once the cornerstone of Marvel Comics.
THIS JUST HAS TO BE STOPPED LIKE SERIOUSLY! ! ! How many times can they get Dr. Doom wrong??