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Reese Witherspoon To Produce And Star In Pyros

Reese Witherspoon is set to star in and produce 'Pyros'.The 43-year-old actress has teamed up with 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' director and writer Simon Kinberg to produce the upcoming sci-fi film adapted from Thomas Pierce's short...

Jessica Chastain Reveals Production Has Begun On 355

Jessica Chastain has confirmed production has started on spy thriller '355'.The 42-year-old actress will executive produce and star in the upcoming female-led ensemble movie, which will also feature the likes of Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz...

Dark Phoenix Director Simon Kinberg Blames Himself For Film's Failures

'Dark Phoenix' director Simon Kinberg says it's his fault the film didn't ''connect with audiences''. The latest 'X-Men' movie made its debut last weekend and pulled in just $33 million at the US box office...

Simon Kinberg Bemoans Dark Phoenix's Release Date

Simon Kinberg thinks 'Dark Phoenix' was undermined by its release date being moved around.The 45-year-old filmmaker helmed the new, much-maligned superhero movie, and has suggested that uncertainty over its release date damaged its box-office performance.Speaking...

Simon Kinberg Reveals Story Behind Dark Phoenix Ending

'Dark Phoenix's original ending was strikingly similar to 'Captain America: Civil War', according to director Simon Kinberg.The 45-year-old filmmaker has admitted that the original finale to the new X-Men film shared a lot in common...

Famke Janssen So 'Happy' About Dark Phoenix Movie

Famke Janssen is ''just happy'' Jean Grey is finally getting her own standalone movie in the 'X-Men' franchise.The 54-year-old actress portrayed the telepathic mutant character in the original 'X-Men' trilogy alongside Hugh Jackman, James Marsden...

X-men: Dark Phoenix Didn't Want Wolverine Romance Because Of Age Gap

Wolverine isn't in 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' because of the age gap between Hugh Jackman and Sophie Turner.After appearing in every 'X-Men' movie - besides 'Deadpool' - from 2000 to 2017, the 50-year-old actor officially retired...

Diane Kruger Joins Spy Thriller 355

Diane Kruger has joined spy thriller '355'.The 42-year-old actress-and-model - who is best known for her roles as Helen of Troy in epic war film 'Troy' and Dr. Abigail Chase in the heist movie 'National...

Sophie Turner Says X-men: Dark Phoenix Is More Of A 'Family Drama'

Sophie Turner says 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' is more of a ''family drama'' than a superhero movie.The 23-year-old actress plays psychic Jean Grey in the next instalment of the superhero franchise and admitted that writer and...

Sophie Turner's X-men: Dark Phoenix Role Acted As Mental Health Lesson

Sophie Turner learnt a lot about how mental health can affect loved ones filming 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'.The 23-year-old star previously revealed she experienced what it was like to hear voices in her head for research...

Simon Kinberg Explains Dark Phoenix's Release Date

Simon Kinberg says 'Dark Phoenix's release date was changed in order to suit the film's Chinese audience.The 45-year-old director has revealed that the upcoming X-Men movie saw its release date pushed back from February 14...

Evan Peters: X-men: Dark Phoenix Is About Who Your Real Friends Are

Evan Peters says 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' is about ''who your real friends are''. The 31-year-old actor - who plays Quicksilver in the film franchise - has revealed that the much-anticipated new movie will be noticeably...

Evan Peters Reveals X-men: Dark Phoenix Will Have A 'Darker' Tone

Evan Peters says 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' will be ''darker'' than its predecessor.The 31-year-old actor stars as Quicksilver in the much-anticipated new film and has revealed it will have a different tone to the noticeably lighter...

Evan Peters Reveals Quicksilver's New-found Maturity

Evan Peters says Quicksilver will be ''more mature'' when he appears in 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'.The 31-year-old actor is set to reprise the role in the new superhero movie, which is due out next year, and...

Jessica Chastain To Lead Female Spy Movie 355

Jessica Chastain will lead the all-star cast for female spy movie '355'.The 41-year-old actress is set to star in the large-scale espionage movie directed by Simon Kinberg, which will also feature a cast full of...

Tye Sheridan Teases X-men: Dark Phoenix Is More Drama Than Superhero

Tye Sheridan has teased 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' is more like a drama than a superhero film.The 21-year-old actor stars as a young Scott Summers aka Cyclops in the 'X-Men' franchise and in the upcoming movie...

Anya Taylor-joy Understands New Mutants Release Date Change

Anya Taylor-Joy understands why the 'New Mutants' release date has been pushed back.The 21-year-old actress is starring as mutant Illya Rasputin aka Magik in the 'X-Men' spin-off film by Josh Boone, and the film was...

Maisie Williams: New Mutants Is A Different Superhero Film

Maisie Williams said 'New Mutants' is different to the ''rinsed'' superhero genre.The 20-year-old actress - who is best known for playing Arya Stark in 'Game of Thrones' - joined the cast of the 'X-Men' spin-off...

Sophie Turner Studied Schizophrenia For Dark Phoenix

Sophie Turner studied schizophrenia and other mental illnesses before shooting 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'.The 21-year-old actress returns to the franchise as psychic Jean Grey in the next outing in the series, and revealed the ''amazing superhero...

Sophie Turner's 'Revolutionary' X-men Movie

Sophie Turner has claimed 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' will ''revolutionise'' the superhero genre.The 21-year-old actress stars as the titular Phoenix and her alter ego Jean Grey in the upcoming Marvel comics movie - which is expected...

James Franco Developing X-men Superhero

James Franco confirmed he is ''developing'' a superhero character.The 39-year-old actor is reportedly in negotiations to play Multiple Man in a new standalone movie being developed by producer Simon Kinberg - who is currently working...

Lizzy Caplan To Join Gambit Movie

Lizzy Caplan is in talks to join the 'Gambit' movie.The 35-year-old 'Mean Girls' star looks to be taking on the female lead in the 'X-Men' spin-off movie alongside Channing Tatum as the titular superhero, Variety...

James Franco In Talks For X-men Spin-off

James Franco is in talks to join Fox's 'X-Men' universe.The 39-year-old actor is in negotiations to play Multiple Man in a new standalone movie being developed by producer Simon Kinberg - who is currently working...

Gambit Set For February 2019 Release

'Gambit' will be released on Valentine's Day 2019. 20th Century Fox have revealed the February 14, 2019, release date they had reserved on their calendar will be filled by the Channing Tatum-led movie, which Gore...

Tim Miller To Direct Neuromancer

Tim Miller is to direct 'Neuromancer'. The 'Deadpool' filmmaker will helm the motion picture, which will be based on the cyberpunk novel of the same name by William Gibson, and Simon Kinberg will produce the...

Daisy Ridley Admits To Nerves On Murder On The Orient Express

Daisy Ridley could barely hold a cup when she filmed 'Murder on the Orient Express' because she was so nervous working with the all-star cast.The 25-year-old actress is starring as Mary Debenham in Kenneth Branagh's...

Evan Peters To Return As Quicksilver

Evan Peters is set to reprise his role as Quicksilver in 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'.The 30-year-old actor first starred as the speedy superhero in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' in 2016 and was revealed to be the son of...

Rosario Dawson Pulls Out Of X-men: New Mutants

Rosario Dawson has left the 'X-Men: New Mutants' film.The 38-year-old actress had reportedly negotiated with Fox about portraying Dr. Ceilia Reyes, a mutant and medical doctor, in the forthcoming 'X-Men' spin-off but she has now...

Simon Kinberg To Direct X-men: Dark Phoenix

Simon Kinberg has been confirmed as the director for 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'.The 43-year-old film producer and screenwriter has penned the scripts on four 'X-Men' movies and worked on 'Deadpool' and Wolverine movie 'Logan' and he...

Maisie Williams And Anya Taylor-joy Confirmed For New Mutants

Maisie Williams and Anya Taylor-Joy have been confirmed for 'X-Men' spin-off movie 'New Mutants'.The 20-year-old actress has been hand-picked by Fox to be one of the franchise's fresh batch of superheroes and while it was...

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