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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...

Sophie Turner To Reprise Jean Grey Role In X-men: Dark Phoenix

Sophie Turner is to reprise her role as Jean Grey in the upcoming 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'.The 'Game of Thrones' actress first starred as the psychic superhero in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' last year and she is now...

Ken Levine Says Twilight Zone Movie May Be Scrapped

Ken Levine is not sure if his 'Twilight Zone' movie will go ahead.The 50-year-old American video game developer - who created ground-breaking first person action adventure 'BioShock' - said his movie project which was first...

Ryan Reynolds Has Confidence In Deadpool 2 Director David Leitch

Ryan Reynolds has promised that 'Deadpool 2' director David Leitch will make the movie look as though it has been made with the same millions as a blockbuster.The 40-year-old actor is reprising his role as...

David Leitch To Direct Deadpool 2

David Leitch will direct 'Deadpool 2'.The 'John Wick' filmmaker has closed a deal to take up directorial duties for the sci-fi sequel after the shocking exit of former director Tim Miller, who dropped out of...

Deadpool 2 'Set For January Start'

'Deadpool 2' is expected to start filming in January.The sequel to this year's 'Deadpool' movie, which stars Ryan Reynolds in the titular role, is rumoured to begin production in the new year in Canada.This is...

David Leitch In Talks To Direct Deadpool 2

David Leitch is in talks to direct 'Deadpool 2'.The 'John Wick' filmmaker is reportedly in talks to take up directorial duties for the popular sci-fi sequel after the shocking exit of former director Tim Miller,...

Leslie Odom Jr. Is In Talks To Star In The Remake Of Murder On The Orient Express

Leslie Odom Jr. is set to join the cast of 'Murder on the Orient Express'.It is not clear what role the 35-year-old actor - who won a Tony Award this year for Best Actor in...

Deadpool 2 Production Due To Start In 2017

Filming on 'Deadpool 2' is expected to begin in 2017.The sequel to the film about the Marvel Comics character - which starred Ryan Reynolds in the titular role - is on its way sooner than...

Fantastic Four's Josh Trank: The Original Films 'Weren't Very Good'

Josh Trank didn't like previous versions of 'Fantastic Four' The 31-year-old director thinks Simon Kinberg's 2005 and 2007 adaptations of the comic book film - which starred Jessica Alba and Chris Evans - ''weren't very...

Deadpool Is 'Graphic'

Simon Kinberg has revealed 'Deadpool' is ''graphic''.The 41-year-old producer has revealed that the new sci-fi movie, starring Ryan Reynolds, will see boundaries pushed to the limit.He said: ''Deadpool is a hard R.''It's graphic. Nothing is...

Rose Byrne Back For X-men: Apocalypse

Rose Byrne will star in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.The 35-year-old actress will reprise her role as CIA agent Moira MacTaggert in the latest instalment of the superhero film.Screenwriter Simon Kinberg revealed: ''She's a significant character in the...

Rose Byrne Reprising Her Role As Moira Mactaggert In 'X-men: Apocalypse'

Rose Byrne will be rejoining the X-Men cast in the 2016 instalment of the Marvel franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse. The 35-year-old Australian actor played CIA Agent Moira MacTaggert in the 2011 film X-Men: First Class as...

James Mcavoy's Hair Mistake

James McAvoy mistakenly shaved his hair off for his 'X-Men' role.The 35-year-old actor took on the role of a young Professor X in 2011's 'X-Men: First Class' and mistakenly thought he had to look like...

X-men: Apocalypse Will Conclude First Class Storylines

'X-Men: Apocalypse' will be the last part of a trilogy that began with 'First Class', according to writer-producer Simon Kinberg.The 41-year-old explained that the third installment in the series will conclude the storylines that began...

Simon Kinberg Admits X-men Recasting Is Possible

Simon Kinberg has refused to rule out the possibility of recastings for 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.According to the writer-producer, 20th Century Fox has been contemplating whether to cast new actors in the iconic roles from the...

Bryan Singer To Direct X-men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer will direct 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.The 49-year-old - who has worked on three previous instalments of the Marvel franchise - will return as the director of the next movie, Deadline reports.Bryan previously directed 'X-Men: Days...

James Mcavoy Is Going Bald

James McAvoy has joked about going bald for 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.The handsome actor has previously appeared in 'X-Men: First Class' and 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' with a full head of hair, despite the fact that...

New Fantastic Four 'Different' From Other Superhero Movies

The new 'Fantastic Four' will be ''different from other comic book films''.Scriptwriter Simon Kinberg has promised the ambitious reboot of the superhero franchise will be unlike anything fans have seen in previous movies in the...

Simon Kinberg: X-men: Apocalypse Set In 1983

Simon Kinberg has revealed 'X-Men: Apocalypse' will be set in 1983.The 40-year-old writer and producer of the superhero film series made the revelation during a podcast about the latest instalment, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past',...

Days Of Future Past Was A 'Final Goodbye' For Original Actors

'X-Men Days Of Future Past' was a ''final goodbye'' for the original actors.Screenwriter Simon Kinberg insists the latest installment of the Marvel adventure, which stars Sir Patrick Stewart as the older Charles Xavier who...

Bryan Singer Back For X-men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer will direct 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.The filmmaker is returning to helm the next chapter of the mutant superhero movie, despite being hit with two sexual abuse lawsuits in recent months.Asked whether Singer would be back,...

Simon Kinberg Thinks X-men: Apocalypse Will Be Even 'Bigger'

Simon Kinberg says 'X-Men: Apocalypse' will be even ''bigger'' than the franchise's seven previous films.The producer behind 'X-Men: First Class' (2011) and 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' (2014) - the latest in the Marvel comic...

Hugh Jackman In Favour Of Wolverine Prequel

Hugh Jackman thinks there should be a 'Wolverine' prequel.The actor has already considered the fate of his clawed alter-ego when he gets too old for the role and is in favour 'Spider-Man' style reboot, which...

X-men: Days Of Future Past Was Logistical Nightmare

Simon Kinberg claims 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' almost didn't happen.The producer-and-screenwriter has revealed he initially thought plans for the mutant superhero movie might have to be scrapped because it's A-list cast - which includes...

Disney Planning 'At Least Three' Star Wars Spin-offs

Disney are planning ''at least three'' 'Star Wars' spin-offs.The studio have previously stated their interest in releasing films to fill in the gaps between forthcoming episodes 7, 8 and 9 and CEO Bob Iger is...

Marc Webb 'Curious' About Spider-man And X-men Crossover

Marc Webb is curious about a Spider-Man and X-Men crossover. The 39-year-old director - who recently helmed 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' - addressed the idea of the web-slinging hero meeting the mutants after 'X-Men' producer...

Fantastic Four Reboot To Focus On Origin

The 'Fantastic Four' reboot will be treated as the ''origin'' of the story. Producer Simon Kinberg says the film which is set to star Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm aka The Thing, Miles Teller as...

X-men's Mystique To Get Own Spin-off Movie?

Mystique may get her own 'X-Men' spin-off.Jennifer Lawrence's shape-shifting character has proved so popular with fans that producers are considering giving her a solo outing in the same vein as Hugh Jackman's Wolverine.Writer and producer...

Toby Kebbell To Play Fantastic Four Villain?

Toby Kebbell is in talks to play the villain in the 'Fantastic Four' reboot.The 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' actor is negotiating the role of Doctor Doom, which American Hustle's Jack Huston and...

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